Archive for February, 2013

LPC students share their darkest secrets

This Club Day, The Express decided to try something a little different. Instead of covering the event in a straightforward manner, we gave the students attending the event a blank card, some privacy and a box [...]

LPC transfer rate among highest in state

Bekka Wiedenmeyer News Editor Part of the application process at Las Positas College is defining what a student’s goals are after graduation. Transfer to a four-year college or university is one of the options. LPC’s transfer [...]

Classes cut due to low enrollment

Charlie Ann Urcia Staff Writer Businesses and TV shows aren’t the only things that close down and get cancelled because of a lack of patrons. At Las Positas College, classes get cancelled because of a lack [...]

Hawks losses don’t diminish significance of Coaches vs. Cancer

Tim Piper Staff Writer Las Positas College hosted the third annual Coaches vs. Cancer basketball doubleheader on Feb. 13. Coaches vs. Cancer is a statewide event that raises funds to benefit cancer research.  Last year the [...]

The Academy Awards are a complete sham

People love movies for different reasons. Some like to laugh. Some like formulaic dramas. Some like to see other people chopped to bits in a variety of creative ways. Some people just like to have something [...]

10 Most Influential Black Athletes

Martin Gallegos Sports Editor In honor of Black History Month, we take a look at African-American athletes who have left a lasting mark on their community and society as a whole. These athletes were even bigger [...]

NASCAR swings and misses at diversity

OPINION: In honor of Black History Month, auto racing body NASCAR went the extra mile to make their sport interesting to African-Americans. But their gesture to the black community only illustrates why they needed to make [...]

Latino students could help financial struggles

Bekka Wiedemann News Editor Latinos are historically underrepresented in institutions of higher education. This is not an issue for Las Positas College. An opportunity for funding that LPC could benefit from in the future does not [...]