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Drama cast eats brains for play

Drama cast eats brains for play

Azi Carter, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


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It was Fright Night on Monday in the intimate LMC Theater. “Death and Silence” the highly anticipated student-written post-apocalyptic drama debuted May 1 and the audience members thought it was Halloween instead of spring and they were entering a haunted house with all the blood, scary makeup and cos...

New facility on the way

New facility on the way

Austin C. Herrington, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Construction is underway at Los Medanos College by the baseball field and the current weight room. After having the weight room, dance studio, cardio room and Stang room in portables for 10 years, it was finally time for LMC to get an upgrade. New P.E. facilities will be put in place of the old ones a...

Dates for Academic Competition extended

Robert Pierce, gemios98@comcast.net

May 3, 2017


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It’s finals month at Los Medanos College, and if someone grabbed you and asked you to say the first word that comes to your mind after they say the words “test” and “May,” “fun” is probably not what you would think of. But the Office of Student Life and Los Medanos College Associated...

Frog kissed for fundraiser

Frog kissed for fundraiser

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

May 1, 2017


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Members of the Los Medanos Community got to witness college president Bob Kratochvil kiss a frog Wednesday, April 26. However, it wasn’t the result of a torrid romance between amphibian and man; it was a fundraiser to raise money for the LMC Honors program. Honors had already begun collecting donations...

Beers brings the laughs

Beers brings the laughs

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

April 27, 2017


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Comedy is an underrated tool for social commentary. Few understand this better than comedian Michael Beers who, Monday afternoon, performed a free show that weaved his pointed message in with humorous anecdotes. Beers finds comedy critical in analysis of the political landscape, “you need levity...

East Bay stands up for the Earth

East Bay stands up for the Earth

Perry Continente, pcontinente@lmcexperience.com

April 25, 2017


Filed under News, Our Town, Top Stories

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets April 22 in over 600 separate marches across the country with one common goal — support and defend science and its place in this new political paradigm. Following closely on the heels of the International Women’s March, the March for Science...

Earth Day creates buzz

Earth Day creates buzz

Vanessa Flores and Carlos Ruiz

April 20, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Los Medanos College had an eventful Wednesday April 19, as they hosted an Earth Day festival in the outdoor quad. There were many tables set up throughout the quad, with different clubs from both LMC and local green organizations and vendors. Clubs like Honors, PUENTE, Society for Advancement of...

Students shown options through tour

Students shown options through tour

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

April 20, 2017


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Los Medanos College got the opportunity to travel across the country to visit Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU). Schools included in the tour were Bowie State University, Lincoln University, Morgan State, Hampton University, Norfolk University, North Carolina A&T and Howard University...

‘Shapeless’ a sharp critique

‘Shapeless’ a sharp critique

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com

April 18, 2017


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There’s a scene in “Shapeless” in which Peggy (Valerie Naranjo) is having her flaws pointed out to her by three rude folks, presumably representing channels of her own inner monologue. She needs to lose 10 pounds, or perhaps 40, one says. She’ll never be desirable looking like that say...

LMC preps for emergencies

LMC preps for emergencies

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

April 14, 2017


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If you walked past the LMC Lake or outside of the cafeteria Wednesday, you might have heard screaming. You might have also seen multiple students with burns, bruises and broken bones being aided by EMS students. This scene was the result of an active shooter simulation put on by the Emergency Service...

LMC alum screens film for locals

LMC alum screens film for locals

Jose Pantoja, jpantoja@lmcexperience.com

April 14, 2017


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Antioch’s El Campanil Theatre was the venue Saturday evening April 8 for a special showing of “Forgotten Evil,” the latest film from Director Anthony C. Ferrante of “Sharknado” fame. Ferrante, an Antioch native and Los Medanos College alumnus presented the film —which was shot mostly in...

USF professor brings knowledge

USF professor brings knowledge

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com

April 14, 2017


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University of San Francisco Professor Dr. James Taylor spoke at an Academic Scholarship Lecture event hosted by the LMC Music department Tuesday, March 28. Silvester Henderson, LMC music professor, directed the event.   Opening the event, Henderson played piano on one of two songs along with s...

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