Archive for October, 2013

Arcade Fire’s latest a glorious mess

Travis Danner Editor in chief   Arcade Fire “Reflektor” (2013) What’s a band to do after it’s graduated from being the little-band-that-could into a mainstream award-winning juggernaut? A double album, of course! “Reflektor,” Arcade Fire’s first [...]

Paragon Outlets seeks employees

Ben Castro Production Manager On Tuesday, Nov. 5, Las Positas College students gathered in front of the Library and the 1600 building to talk to companies about job opportunities. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. stores [...]

Childhood Development Center running in great shape

Ashley Freitas Staff Writer If one was to pass by the 2300 building they may notice what looks to be children’s play structures peeking over the top of the fences that surround it and the faint [...]

LPC men’s soccer team on top of standings

Martin Gallegos Staff Writer After losing four of their first five games, the LPC men’s soccer team has been playing like a team intent on making the playoffs. Their October 18 victory over Chabot College marked [...]

LPC blood drive a great success

Brianna Guillory Staff Writer On Thursday Oct. 10th, 2013 Las Positas College held its annual blood drive event in the school’s old cafeteria in the 1700 building. LPC’s Student Health and Wellness Center oversaw the event [...]

LPC music teacher uses professional experiences to share knowledge

Kalama Hines Features Editor He’s toured with R&B pioneer Tina Turner. He’s recorded with Blues icon B.B. King. He’s played in concerts alongside the legend that is Ray Charles. Now this exhibit of music history rubs [...]

The best of the worst comments ever

              The Express does a great job of generating comments for the stories posted on its award-winning website, LPCExpressNews.com. Unfortunately, you, the reader, would have never seen 99 percent of [...]

America must provide for ‘veteran-specific’ needs

Kalama Hines Features Editor What do Miley Cyrus, Howard Stern and this newspaper have in common? All three of these things flex the muscles of their constitutional rights. Rights that have been the backbone of this [...]

Lou Reed, Rock music trailblazer, dead at 71

Hillel Italie Associated Press Lou Reed was a pioneer for countless bands who didn’t worry about their next hit single. Reed, who died Sunday at age 71, radically challenged rock’s founding promise of good times and [...]

BART, union reach agreement to end strike

Michael Cabanatuan San Francisco Chronicle It’s over – and just in time to ease Tuesday morning’s commute. The four-day BART strike ended Monday night with a tentative agreement between the transit agency and its two largest unions. [...]