The Queens Gambit, starring Anya Tayler-Joy tells the story of Beth Harmon and her rise to fame in the world of chess.

‘The Queen’s Gambit’ review: The struggles of a savant

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
December 21, 2020

Chess can be traced back 1,500 years when it is thought to have developed in India. Now, it is heralded as one of the most skillful games of competition, with tournaments that boast impressive prize pools....

Review of Charlie Kaufmans Im Thinking of Ending Things

Review of Charlie Kaufman’s ‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’

Josh Bahns, Staff Writer
September 7, 2020
Rarely does a movie start with a character saying the title of said movie, but rarely does a Kaufman movie resemble any other.
The Strokes return with a bang

The Strokes return with a bang

Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer
May 22, 2020

After four years of slowly putting together songs in small writing sessions, The Strokes have returned after a seven-year hiatus to release a new album titled “The New Abnormal.” With legendary producer...

Top 5 - Random albums to check out during quarantine

Top 5 – Random albums to check out during quarantine

Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer
May 22, 2020

Queens of the Stone Age - Era Vulgaris Released in 2007, “Era Vulgaris” is a defining album in the Queens of the Stone Age catalog. The album has 11 featured tracks, with four bonus tracks...

Top 5 - Albums thatll rock your quarantine

Top 5 – Albums that’ll rock your quarantine

Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer
May 16, 2020

During these tough times, we all need things to help keep us distracted or just keep us entertained. Music has always been an outlet for humanity whether it be to celebrate, forget, remember, or question...

While the show was first released on the streaming platform Netflix back in 2018, it is a great show to binge while in quarantine.

Show review – Slobby’s World

Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer
April 27, 2020

During this quarantine, we’re all a little bored being stuck at home. Even if some of us still work, we all like to come home, put our feet up and relax on the couch with a nice show to watch. Luckily,...

Song review - Level of Concern

Song review – Level of Concern

Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief
April 14, 2020

Finding entertainment during a pandemic can be difficult for all of those not accustomed to staying home. Lately, we’ve seen various artists and musicians rally together to create new content for our...

Mondo Generator’s major return - album review

Mondo Generator’s major return – album review

Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer
March 5, 2020

All of the punks and desert rockers are going to unite with the release of “Mondo Generator’s” long-lost LP from 2010. The album, “Shooter’s Bible,” features 13 tracks. While most of the...

“Thermokarst” by Lorene Anderson; acrylic on canvas; 20” x 24;” 2016.

Art show is abstractly interesting

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer
October 24, 2019

Los Medanos College unveiled its newest art exhibit Tuesday Oct. 17. The show featured an assortment of captivating pieces centered around abstract art. The purpose of abstract art is to completely...

Dirty Computer mirrors real life

‘Dirty Computer’ mirrors real life

Kimberly Stelly, twitter.com/kstelly1994
May 2, 2018

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...

The 1975 make retro cool again

With beautiful effects and light changes, The 1975 managed to unite the crowd at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco with an emotional and exhilarating evening Friday, April 28. Prior...

Change in Ed Sheerans Divide

Change in Ed Sheeran’s ‘Divide’

After a yearlong hiatus, English Singer-Songwriter Ed Sheeran’s highly anticipated third album “Divide,” was released Friday, March 3, showcasing a more grounded sounding Sheeran. Following the...

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