Breath of life

Leticia Webb returns to the spot where the good Samaritan saved her life in LMC’s Parking Lot A.

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyntoscano

November 22, 2019

Child Study Center Instructor, Leticia Webb, watched her entire life flash before her eyes Thursday, Oct. 31 at the Los Medanos Pittsburg campus in Parking Lot A. Abiding by her unspoken daily schedule, Webb went outside to eat her lunch in her car, as she does every day during her break. This part...

Students stop and smell the roses

Antioch Rotary advisor Milanka Schneiderman hands out a flower to a passing student.

Jordyn Toscano, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

The Los Medanos College Rotaract club has been searching for and resolving a variety of needs on campus for many years now. The LMC Rotaract club is “like a junior club for Rotary; like a college version of it,” explained Antioch Rotary Adviser Milanka Schneiderman. Rotaract aims to provide servi...

Comedians in conversation

Adriana Ivanoff, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Comedians Nina G and Mean Dave raised awareness for disabilities and addiction at Los Medanos College’s comedy show, titled “Stutterer Interrupted: Comedians in Conversation,” at the Little Theatre Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. In the show, she revealed the hard truth of her past through biting punchline...

Movie Review: “Parasite”

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Spencer Batute, @batutie_

November 21, 2019

“Parasite” is a film that turns its audience into exactly what it portrays; hungry parasites, ever-starving and constantly craving the next scene. Set in South Korea, a lower class family of four struggles to earn enough to live with dignity. After the son fakes his way into a high-paying tutoring...

Healing through harmony

LMC student and musician Bona Nsiala plays guitar on campus for passersby to listen to.

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

November 14, 2019

Somewhere on campus, the hands of Bona Nsiala can be heard twirling away at guitar strings, making a melody for passersby to and from classes. Many stop to listen, and some ask him why he plays out in public. Nsiala’s usual reply is that he simply likes the echo that he gets from playing in open areas....

Musician plays with pride

Musician plays with pride

Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick

November 14, 2019

Los Medanos College hosted one of its Equity Speaker Series events in the Little Theatre Friday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. The free concert featured Eli Conley, an indie singer-songwriter and out gay transgender man. Conley showcased his talents by playing guitar and singing songs about issues currently facing t...

Get set for STEM with robotics club

Weston Hopkins, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

The Delta Robotics club of Los Medanos College is currently accepting new members. The club is run by students who have experience in engineering, programming and business fundamentals. They meet every Tuesday at 5 p.m. in Science Room 230.  At these meetings, newcomers can expect to find workshops and pr...

Zuniga nominated for Theatre Bay Area Award

Dr. Luis Zuniga poses at the piano. Zuniga was nominated for Best Music Direction for his work on “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” which included Los Medanos College students in its orchestra.

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

November 7, 2019

Dr. Luis Zuniga, Director of LMC Orchestra and Band, was recently nominated for an award for Outstanding Music Direction by Theatre Bay Area, one of the largest theatre service organizations in the United States. The Theatre Bay Area Awards “are designed to honor excellence in professionally-orie...

LMC hosts haunted hangout

Student actor at haunted house event Oct. 25.

Adriana Ivanoff, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Multiple clubs at Los Medanos College participated in a haunted house event along with a Fall Fundraiser, Oct. 25. The campus was decked out in spooky Halloween decorations but kept it family-friendly for all the children who attended with their parents.  The groups who decorated the campus, like Sh...

Fall choral concert moves audience

LMC College Chorus performs for audience Oct. 29.

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

The Choral Adventure Concert held Tuesday, Oct. 29 at Los Medanos College proved to be a delightful event in terms of music, and even something that many people would probably find educational. Professor Silvester Henderson conducted the event and there were a few special guests that attended the concer...

Kanye preaches to the choir

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Spencer Batute, @batutie_

October 31, 2019

From 808s to 3:16, legendary rapper and hip-hop producer Kanye West has covered plenty of ground throughout his musical career. West presents his spiritual journey and renewed faith in God in his ninth studio album, “Jesus Is King,” released Oct. 25. The most significant aspect of this new record...

How cultures on campus celebrate fall

Halloween decorations in the Center for Academic Support.

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

October 24, 2019

Trick-or-treating, jack-o-lanterns, spooky decorations and all things macabre. These traditions are unquestionable customs of Halloween, a hallmark American holiday. However, Halloween is by no means the only cultural approach to this fall holiday. A number of various cultures and communities around...

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