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Series tackles racism

Series tackles racism

Adria Watson, twitter.com/adriarwatson

May 10, 2018


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It’s an experience of its own trying to explain to White people what it means to be a Black face in a predominantly White space. In most, if not all, of these conversations our voices tend to go unheard, interrupted or ignored. Justin Simien’s 2014 movie turned Netflix comedy series “Dear White...

Election wrapped up

Robert Pierce, twitter.com/RobertP_EXP

May 9, 2018


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The winners for the Los Medanos College Associated Students cabinet elections have been announced. Senator Priscilla Tatmon will be President, Senator Marayah Guinto will be Vice President, Senator Earl Russell Almazan will be Treasurer, Senator Sierra Abel will be Commissioner of Campus Events and Senator...

Job fair aims for success

Job fair aims for success

William Dunton, twitter.com/WillDunton

May 3, 2018


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Students of Nursing, EMS and Fire backgrounds had an opportunity to connect with potential employers at a Job Fair this week. More specifically, the job fair was meant for Licensed Vocational Nurses, Registered Nurses, Emergency Medical Service students, Fire Tech students, and Alumni. The fair took...

Who did it?

Who did it?

Azi Carter, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


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The Los Medanos College Little Theater delivered a masterpiece in the original play “Torn Pages.” Drama Professor Nick Garcia’s current directing class wrote, auditioned and casted the production bringing to life a murder mystery that had the audience breathless as the actors weaved a spell of...

WWE in a headlock

WWE in a headlock

Jesus Cano, twitter.com/y2j_cano

May 3, 2018


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Saudi Arabia played host to WWE’s Greatest Royal Rumble, and while the event lasted five hours, the amount of controversy sparked by it will leave people talking about it for decades to come. The women of WWE have made headlines over the past couple of years. The first ever Women’s Elimination...

‘Dirty Computer’ mirrors real life

‘Dirty Computer’ mirrors real life

Kimberly Stelly, twitter.com/kstelly1994

May 2, 2018


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The album “Dirty Computer,” a political, afrofuturist epic from the mind of triple-threat Janelle Monáe, aims to deconstruct your typical idea of science fiction and rebuild it to be an intersectional blending of mediums. Just like her previous albums, Monáe takes real life social issues, and...

Review Crew: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Review Crew: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Brenna Enos, Jordan Neel, and A.R. Broom

May 2, 2018


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Brenna says:  “Avengers: Infinity War” has already surpassed its Marvel movie predecessors, not only in terms of grossing box office success, but in its content filled with more action, more character cross-overs and a shocking ending like we’ve never seen before.  In this movie the A...

Myles Coston heading back to Division 1

Myles Coston heading back to Division 1

Hugo Calderon, twitter.com/HugoCalderon09

May 1, 2018


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Myles Coston has spent his baseball career climbing the baseball ladder. He started with tee ball, went on to high school and climbed further making it to Division I baseball. Then he dropped down to community college baseball making for an unusual journey. After two years playing at the junior college...

A driving passion

A driving passion

A.R. Broom, twitter.com/AlexanderRBroom

April 26, 2018


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Like many enthusiasts, Samuel Camarista became interested in cars from learning how to work on his family’s vehicles with his father. “Growing up, learning tools, passing them to him, watching him fix stuff, watching him work on cars, that’s how I first started, ” said Camarista, who grew...

Activists discuss violence

Perry Continente, twitter.com/perrycontinente

April 26, 2018


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Sexual Violence Awareness Week continued with the Walk Against Sexual Violence, an event that consisted of a speech, followed by a brief march protesting sex trafficking and sexual violence. LMC president Bob Kratochivil briefly introduced the event, giving his support and expressing hope that LMC...

Paint Night yields masterpieces

Paint Night yields masterpieces

D'Angelo Jackson, twitter.com/DAngeloJackson_

April 26, 2018


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Calm, tranquil, free of tension or pressure, the low frequency of jazz music in the background — these are just some of the ways to describe the atmosphere of Los Medanos College Art Club’s first Paint Night event. The event held last Friday afternoon April 20, was the first event of its kind...

Campus community gathers for support

Campus community gathers for support

Brenna Enos, twitter.com/brennasenos

April 25, 2018


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The typically gray sidewalks in the Los Medanos College student quad were electrified by colorful chalk messages about fighting against sexual violence Wednesday, April 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. With an informational table, a bucket of multicolored chalk and a group of students who were passionate...

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