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Art show to dye for

Art show to dye for

Brendan Cross

February 11, 2013


Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Los Medanos College Art Gallery, located within the library, is currently holding an exhibition entitled Iron & Wine: The Ritual of Natural Dye by Deepa Preeti Natarajan. Natarajan, the artist of the gallery, has many intentions for the show in terms of what she wants students to take away...

‘Playbook’ calls all the right plays (Review)

‘Playbook’ calls all the right plays (Review)

Brendan Cross

February 1, 2013


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Silver Linings Playbook, directed by David O. Russel, is shuffled under the comedy category but also tugs at the heart strings while journeying through the rough and tumble but endearing road that Pat Solatano, played by Bradley Cooper, travels down on his road to recovery from spending time in a state...

Band director shares story

Band director shares story

Brendan Cross

February 1, 2013


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  “I’ve known it was music from high school. My dad was a physicist, and I was really interested in all things scientific when I was growing up. But I soon discovered that I wasn’t good at math. They say that if you are good at music you are going to be good at math too, but that certainly...

Relax in ceramics class

Sonjia Gurecki

December 7, 2012


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When people think of night classes they think of it as an option for people who work during the day. But some night classes at LMC are for people who want to manage to fit a fun and creative classes into their schedule. This is the case for most of the students in the evening ceramics class. Every...

Austin inspires depth and breadth in writing

Austin inspires depth and breadth in writing

Phillip Kuhn

December 7, 2012


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Everyone feels at one point or another, when staring at a blank page, that they have nothing to write. The temptation to plagiarize can be overpowering, and some students take the bait. The consequences, if caught, range from simply failing an assignment to being expelled from school or fired from a...

LMC’s own Miss Antioch

LMC’s own Miss Antioch

Sonjia Gurecki

December 7, 2012


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  The average student at Los Medanos College takes classes to transfer to a university and receive a degree. They may work, and have a social life outside of school, but for LMC student Kinsey McLaughlin, she’s not only a working college student, she represents Antioch for Miss California USA. After...

Skyfall (Review Crew)

Skyfall (Review Crew)

Eric Martin and Irvin Trigueros

November 30, 2012


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‘Skyfall’ Movie Summary:  Daniel Craig stars as agent 007 James Bond whose mission is to protect fellow british agents from being electronically exposed.   Eric says: Skyfall is ok not best 3/5 stars  Sky Fall is the 23rd James Bond thriller and as always Bond movies are full of...

New Twilight film is great (Review)

New Twilight film is great (Review)

Aishling Doherty

November 30, 2012


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Knockout movies are few and far between, even in today’s super-saturated movie market, but when they do appear, people know it. When I say this I’m telling the truth. Breaking Dawn Part 2 is personally the best movie out of the Twilight Saga movie franchise. Starring in Breaking Dawn Part 2 is...

‘Pi’ takes you away (Review)

‘Pi’ takes you away (Review)

Luke Johnson and Vanessa Flores

November 30, 2012


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Pi is an Indian boy that explores spiritual and practical issues at an early age. He survives 227 days after a shipwreck had him stranded on a lifeboat in the middle of the Pacific Ocean with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. Yann Martel’s best selling novel “Life of Pi” is brought to life...

Flight Movie Review

Flight Movie Review

November 19, 2012


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Movie summary: Denzel Washingtin stars as Whip Whitaker, a pilot who lands a crashing plane. Despite saving many passangers, he faces the possibility of life in prison for having alcohol in his system.   Jared says: Washington gets it **** Since Sept. 11, 2001, films about airplane a...

Dance Squad face plants

Dance Squad face plants

Luke Johnson

November 19, 2012


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Los Medanos College’s first dance team in the history of the school flopped in its first performance during the halftime show at Saturday afternoon’s football game. Due to technical difficulties, the dancers were unable to hear the music for their routine from the 50-yard-line. After multiple...

Drama gets crazy on center stage

Drama gets crazy on center stage

Vanessa Flores

November 19, 2012


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The 1962 novel “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” written by Ken Kesey has been brought to life at Los Medanos College by the Drama Department. Directed by Barbara Norris, this production flourished on stage with its great acting. The play focuses on the rebellious ways of Randle McMurphy who...

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