Archive for September, 2013

2013-2014 budget created to ‘live within our means’

Kalama Hines Features Editor The Las Positas College tuition cost is in no immediate danger of rising, but that is not necessarily a good thing. On Jan. 10, 2013, Governor Jerry Brown released his budget plan [...]

Golfers don masks on fairways as smog chokes Beijing’s big sporting weekend

Tim Hume CNN Hong Kong (CNN) — International golfers were choking on the greens in Beijing over the weekend — but it wasn’t due to an outbreak of the yips. Hazardous levels of pollution descended on the [...]

Final candidates chosen for Presidential search

William Tanner Arts and Entertainment Editor The search is over. The Presidential Advisory Search Committee has narrowed their list of candidates down to the final three.  On Wednesday, Oct. 2, Dr. Barry Russell, Dr. Christopher Villa [...]

Interim president transition keeps LPC at a steady pace

Ashley Freitas Staff Writer Once again, the college will be in a state of transition with the leaving of Guy Lease, the Las Positas College’s current Interim President. Janice Noble, who is LPC’s current Vice President [...]

One Nation Under Shutdown: Here’s How Congress Is Hurting Your State

Huffingtonpost.com WASHINGTON — Though much of the coverage of the government shutdown has focused on the drama unfolding in Washington, D.C., the effects are being felt widely across the country. Less than two full days in, [...]

Fresh job oppurtunities for students at Veteran’s Fair

Jason Leskiw Public Relations Officer As the economy continues to improve, more opportunities are coming to students on the Las Positas College Campus. With the estimated annual cost of attendance at over $17,000 for independent students, [...]

Women Senators: GOP’s Birth Control Amendment ‘Defies Logic’

Laura Bassett Huffingtonpost.com WASHINGTON — Democratic female senators are stunned the government is on the verge of shutting down and Republicans are once again using the crisis to target birth control and preventative care for women, [...]

14 Things You Should Know About Obamacare

By Jeffrey Young Huffington Post Like most Americans, you’ve probably heard of “Obamacare,” but you’re not exactly sure what it is. According to your uncle’s Facebook posts, it sounds pretty scary, like maybe it’s going to [...]

Drake shows a different side on new album

Martin Gallegos Staff Writer “Nothing Was The Same” is completely different from what was expected from Drake. However, in this case, it’s a good thing. Drake’s highly-anticipated third album has finally dropped. What I was expecting [...]

A’s hoping their star is healthy for playoffs

By Jane Lee MLB.com Yoenis Cespedes was missing from Oakland’s final regular-season lineup in Seattle on Sunday, and the A’s are hopeful that extended rest will allow the outfielder to be ready for the playoffs. Cespedes, [...]