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Antics of the government

Malik Lawson

November 20, 2013

Los Medanos College's Drama Department displays a show unlike any other called "The Government Inspector" and it is what I would call ‘the jewel in their crown.’ The play starts off at a meeting with all of the corrupt government officials discussing how they are going to deal with the government...

“Queer” bares all

Rattana Kim

November 20, 2013

    Photos by Cathie Lawrence A crowd of students gathered outside the Los Medanos College Art Gallery, as it held the first ever “Queer: The Now” art show, which had its opening night on Thursday, Nov. 14. This exhibit celebrates the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, tran...

Creepy Tiki gets freaky

Creepy Tiki gets freaky

Alicia Alm

November 6, 2013

On Halloween, the College Advancement Center at Los Medanos College held a “Creepy Tiki Open House” event welcoming students and faculty to embrace the Halloween spirit. The event encouraged the use of costumes and set up a “Freaky Photo Booth” with volunteer photographer Kaila Oleson taking...

LMC hosts a game of cat and mouse: Drama Department attempts long con

LMC hosts a game of cat and mouse: Drama Department attempts long con

Malik Lawson

November 6, 2013

LMC's Drama Department is back again with another play in Little Theater that’s going take their audience from their world into another. This month, they are introducing us to “The Government Inspector.” The play is a timeless comedy about the corruption of a small town in Russia who is visited...

Getting spooky on the dance floor

Getting spooky on the dance floor

Rattana Kim

October 30, 2013

Los Medanos College’s honors students, either decked out in costume or as themselves, walked into Library Room L-109 ready to party the night away at the annual Halloween Bash. This year’s Halloween party, sponsored by the honors program, was held on Friday, Oct. 25 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Honors...

Holy day honors loved ones

Holy day honors loved ones

Sean Tongson

October 30, 2013

One of the biggest holidays in Mexico, Día de los Muertos or “Day of the Dead” is set for Saturday November 2. Celebrated annually, Día de los Muertos is a Mexican religious holiday that focuses on the gathering of friends and family to pray for, honor and remember their friends, family members an...

Beware of these local haunted locations

Beware of these local haunted locations

Stephanie Pattison

October 30, 2013

There are multiple places in the East Bay that people claim are haunted or felt the presence of a spirit. If you want a good scare or are skeptical and want to disprove these claims, here are some places you could visit. Black Diamond Mines is a place that has numerous ghost sightings and eerie feelings...

“Melophobia” doesn’t scare “Elephants”

Malik Lawson

October 24, 2013

"Cage the Elephant," is an American Indie Rock band from Green Bowling, Kentucky who got their rise to fame in the year of 2006. So far they’re at no pace to stop. On October 8 the band released their third studio album titled "Melophobia," which I believe is going to put this band right where they...

Captain Phillips makes a splash

Captain Phillips makes a splash

Brendan Cross

October 16, 2013

“Captain Phillips,” starring Tom Hanks, is based on a true story of a ship that is taken over by a crew of Somali pirates. The film as a whole is engrossing and keeps you on edge, yearning to see what is going to unfold. Hanks put on his east coast accent for the film and was truly at his best....

Lightning Bolt strikes music fans

Lightning Bolt strikes music fans

Brendan Cross

October 16, 2013

“Lightning Bolt” is Pearl Jam's 10th studio album, dating back to their first release, “Ten,” in 1991. Two singles from the album have been released thus far, “Mind Your Manners” and “Sirens.” The two songs are the clear and away best on the album. “Mind Your Manners” harkens ba...

‘Fences’ hits a home run at LMC

‘Fences’ hits a home run at LMC

Jazmine Gordon

October 16, 2013

The play cultivated real life issues and hit close to home with outstanding performances by the entire cast. It captured what life was like for a former African-American baseball player of the 1950s, struggling with his sons “modern world,” being “liked” in society and him getting scholarships...

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