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Review Crew: “Joker”

Review Crew: “Joker”

October 18, 2019

Movie Summary: “Joker,” directed by Todd Phillips, released Oct. 4. Arthur Fleck, played by Joaquin Phoenix, is a loner desperate to make connections with an oppressive world. As his traumatic past and misfortune eat away at his psyche, Fleck descends further into his madness on his spiral into t...

Play gets LMC hyped

Play gets LMC hyped

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The student-produced play “Hype Man,” which debuted at the Los Medanos College Little Theatre Thursday, Oct. 10, proved to be a resounding success. The play was written by Idris Goodwin and is directed by Terrance Ivory. The story of “Hype Man” features three friends in the hip-hop industry...

Mario Kart drives fans crazy

Mario Kart drives fans crazy

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyn.toscano

October 11, 2019

The new mobile Mario Kart game, Mario Kart Tour, was recently released on Wednesday, Sept. 25 and has since become number one in racing, and in the Apple App Store. The app already has more than 677 thousand reviews in the Apple App Store, with an overall rating of 4.8. Yet there are a few glitches and small...

Play breaks the beat down

Play breaks the beat down

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

October 11, 2019

Student-produced play “Hype Man” is hitting LMC theaters Thursday, Oct. 10. The play was originally written by American playwright Idris Goodwin, and is directed by Terrance Ivory. The play features only three characters: Pinnacle (Jason Wolcott), Verb (William Thompson) and Peep (Kayla Martinez). The story tackles contem...

Club jokes around

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyn.toscano

October 3, 2019

The Shenanigans club at Los Medanos College acts as a safe place for students interested in both school involvement and theatre. The club meets in the Little Theater every Wednesday 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Founded in 2001, Shenanigans was originally named the Theatre Club. In 2009, it was renamed Shenani...

Moving mental health with movie

Moving mental health with movie

Charles Reed, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

The Movies for Mental Health event was held to raise awareness and offer support for students who may struggle with mental health issues. The event, put on by Disability Support Services (DSPS) and Equity & Inclusion was held Oct. 2. Many students deal with issues related to mental health and th...

‘Abbey Road’ turns 50

‘Abbey Road’ turns 50

Spencer Batute, @BatuteSpencer

October 3, 2019

50 years have come and gone, and The Beatles’ beloved “Abbey Road” still stands as strong as did when it first released in 1969. Following the lead of last year’s 50th anniversary remaster of “The White Album” and 2017’s remaster of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” “Abbey R...

Crafting bowls for Food Bank

Crafting bowls for Food Bank

Spencer Batute, @BatuteSpencer

October 3, 2019

The Los Medanos College Art Department is donating more than 100 ceramic bowls to the Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano for their annual Empty Bowls event, which takes place 4-6 p.m. Oct. 12 in Fairfield and Oct. 13 in Concord. The event invites the public to receive a meal in a handcrafted cera...

Movie Review: Hustlers

Movie Review: Hustlers

Ariell-Alsoomse Calbert, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

Hustlers is a Rated R movie with the description of: Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients. Ariell says: “I would watch it again.” 3.5/5 stars The film Hustle...

DSPS hosting event

DSPS hosting event

Adriana Ivanoff and Krys Shahin, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

The Disabled Students Programs and Services program hopes to help all Los Medanos College students find a better balance in their lives by putting on a movie event to raise mental awareness. This event is scheduled to happen Oct. 2 in the library room L-109 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. providing all stud...

Food Review: Mehran Restaurant

Food Review: Mehran Restaurant

September 23, 2019

Restaurant Description: Located on 3841 Railroad Ave. in Pittsburg, Mehran Restaurant serves a variety of Indian and Pakistani cuisine. Mehran features mix of authentic foods such as tikka masala, naan bread, lamb vindaloo, and more. Along with their meat options, Mehran serves vegetarian options in t...

Staff shows colors to community

Staff shows colors to community

Adriana Ivanoff, Perspectives Editor

September 20, 2019

The staff art exhibit was opened to the public Sept. 12 and was put together by Los Medanos College art director, and fellow featured artist, Carol Ladewig. The art show thrived on interpretation from the viewer and people sharing various ideas to mold themes from the art to enjoy it. For Ladewig, ...

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