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‘Pi’ takes you away (Review)

‘Pi’ takes you away (Review)

Luke Johnson and Vanessa Flores

November 30, 2012

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

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

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

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...

New play opens Nov 8

New play opens Nov 8

Samuel Gonzalez

November 2, 2012

The Los Medanos College Drama Department will perform “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” a play based on Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel of the same name. “Cuckoo’s Nest,” is the fictional story of Randle Patrick McMurphy’s court-ordered stay in a mental hospital. McMurphy—who enjoys gambling...

Taylor super swift

Taylor super swift

Aishling Doherty

October 26, 2012

Have you ever bought a CD and from that moment you had it on replay over and over again? If so, then you’ll understand when I say that Taylor Swift’s new album Red is one that I haven’t stopped playing over and over again. Taylor’s 4th album is by far one of my 2012 favorites. Known as...

‘Hactivist’ gives balance to the reputation of ANON

Dexter Dunzweiler

October 26, 2012

“We Are Legion: The Story of the Hactivists,” a great documentary that shows the history of the group Anonymous, was released into select cities Oct. 22. The film explains how the group started as pranksters not hackers, but quickly evolved into something bigger. Out of a website “4chan”...

Choral gives a unique pleasure

Choral gives a unique pleasure

Dexter Dunzweiler

October 26, 2012

The Los Medanos College Music Department presented the Choral Experience Concert, which proved to be an excellent show that provided LMC students and special guests a chance to showcase their talents. The concert featured the LMC College Chorus, Chamber Chorale and the Gospel Choir directed by Silvester...

‘Boom’ plays off of cuts to education

‘Boom’ plays off of cuts to education

Eric Martin

October 19, 2012

“Here Comes the Boom” is a great movie for all education lovers. The fictional comedy opened last Friday Oct. 12 with actor Kevin James playing a biology teacher Scott Voss who finds out his school is cutting programs because of budget concerns. In an effort to prevent loss of the music program,...

Wave of joy and laughter (Play Review)

Wave of joy and laughter (Play Review)

Dexter Dunzweiler

October 19, 2012

The Los Medanos College Drama Department is presenting its adaptation of “Rough Crossing” — a play written by British playwright Tom Sheppard — in the Little Theater during the middle weeks of October. The play is directed by LMC Drama Instructor Sean J. O’Neil and performed by LMC drama students. The...

Taken 2 Reviews

Taken 2 Reviews

October 12, 2012

Movie Summary: “Taken 2,” the sequel to “Taken,” opened in American theaters Oct. 5, starring Liam Neeson as Bryan Mills alongside Maggie Grace playing his daughter, Kim. The 91-minute PG-13 rated film was directed by Oliver Megaton, and picks up where the last film left off. Charels Powell:...

Resident Evil 6 a hit and miss

Mark Francis

October 12, 2012

Resident Evil 6 was a surprise announcement this year by Capcom, released a month early on October 2, which had fans salivating and waiting impatiently for zombie slaying. The wait has been somewhat worth it, with the new gameplay mechanics adding more replay value and more multiplayer modes. However,...

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