From left to right, Monse Finnie (Sierra Capri), Cesar Diaz (Diego Tinoco), Jamal Turner (Brett Gray) and Ruby Martinez (Jason Genao).

“On My Block” season four should be skipped

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer
October 23, 2021

Season four of “On My Block” is a colossal disappointment, both for long-time viewers expecting a proper resolution to long-established storylines and for new-watchers. To recap, “On My Block”...

The Center for Academic Support has been assisting LMC students since 1999.

The Center for Academic Support reopens

Stephanie Arreola, Staff Writer
October 23, 2021

College is a life-changing experience, and while educational success ultimately brings its rewards,  the road can be tough to travel at times. College services such as tutoring and homework assistance...

Makeup artist and actor Nyla Rahimi applies zombie makeup during the filming of “Death and Silence,” at LMC on Sunday, Sept. 26.

“Death and Silence” is more than just a film

Cara Rieber, Staff Writer
October 18, 2021

Three full days of shooting, from sunup to sundown. No extra days to re-shoot. Everything has to be perfect.  This was the experience of the Los Medanos College Drama Department Sept. 24-26 as they...

The incident was spotted in Parking Lot A on the LMC Pittsburg campus, with the tree damaging two cars.

Tree falls on two cars at LMC

Stephanie Arreola, Staff Writer
October 18, 2021

Two cars were struck Monday, Oct.11, by a tree that was knocked over by high winds in Parking Lot A on the Los Medanos College campus in Pittsburg. The tree fell on the white car pictured above and damaged...

LMC Transfer Services is celebrating Transfer Week as colleges begin to open applications to students.

LMC navigates students through 2022 transfer applications

Sarina Grossi, Editor-in-Chief
October 18, 2021

For countless community college students, the fall season is a stressful time. Not only do they have to deal with piling assignments while maintaining a balance with work and social life, but students...

LMC Librarian Roseann Erwin inside the Brentwood Center.

Finding yourself: Insight from Roseann Erwin

Stephanie Arreola, Staff Writer
October 18, 2021

Roseann Erwin’s love of libraries began as a child, as a place to escape a crowded home, and developed into a lifelong passion. “When you’re the youngest, it’s hard to find your own space or...

The annual faculty and staff art show, Roll Call, is set up virtually to resemble an in-person gallery.

Virtual gallery puts LMC faculty and staff artistry on display

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
October 12, 2021

The Los Medanos College art department’s latest virtual gallery has gone live. The gallery is titled Role Call, and displays various works from LMC faculty and staff. While COVID-19 restrictions...

Contestants in the Squid Game compete for financial security.

“Squid Game”: Does money really buy happiness?

Jevon McKinnon, Staff Writer
October 7, 2021

It is widely believed that money can solve all your problems. If only someone could pay off all of their debt with endless amounts of money. They could afford to feed their family, lively safely without...

Ben Platt as Evan Hansen and Amandla Stenberg as  Alana Beck sitting together on a swing set.

The emotional beauty in “Dear Evan Hansen”

Audrey Lichty, Correspondent
October 7, 2021

"Dear Evan Hansen" is both a heartfelt and heartbreaking story about a teenager trying to deal with depression and anxiety, and a family grieving the loss of their son and brother. The musical movie, released...

Sabrina Kwist speaks to a group of students at the film screening.

Hispanic Heritage Month at LMC

Stephanie Arreola, Staff Writer
October 7, 2021

Culture is a beautiful thing that can be shared with others in positive ways. During this time of Hispanic Heritage month, which runs Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, Student Life along with Equity and Inclusion,...

Jake Gyllenhaal as 911 operator Joe Baylor. The movie takes place at his workplace.

“The Guilty”: A thrilling ride

Tara Eastwood, Correspondent
October 7, 2021

Can you imagine reading a book or watching a movie that only took place in one setting? In Netflix’s new Thriller, “The Guilty,” that is exactly what happened. It is out of the ordinary for a film...

Chancellor Bryan Reece reinstated

Chancellor Bryan Reece reinstated

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
October 4, 2021

The Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board, which placed Chancellor Bryan Reece on paid administrative leave Sept. 14 pending an investigation into an undisclosed personnel matter, reversed...

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