Archive for November, 2013

Hawks upset Taft to advance to second round of playoffs

Martin Gallegos Staff Writer The No. 12 ranked LPC men’s soccer team was able to accomplish what few expected, they invaded the home field of No. 5 ranked Taft College and came away with a victory [...]

Deal reached on Iran nuclear program

DEB RIECHMANN and GEORGE JAHN Associated Press Iran struck a historic nuclear deal Sunday with the United States and five other world powers, in the most significant development between Washington and Tehran in more than three [...]

Broken families and materialism alter the meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday

Travis Danner Editor in chief In the collective minds of many Americans, the fourth Thursday in November will always be associated with scenes of large families gathered around the table, smiling, laughing, Grandma and Grandpa at [...]

Men’s soccer to face Taft College in playoffs

Martin Gallegos Staff Writer The time for celebrating their playoff berth is over. The LPC men’s soccer team is hard at work preparing for their first round postseason match. The No. 12 ranked Hawks learned on [...]

Women’s soccer draws strong Sierra College squad in first round

Martin Gallegos Staff Writer The LPC women’s soccer team has been fight- ing for months. The Hawks trained relentlessly in the offseason, spent countless hours practicing. They worked on their chemistry, overcame numerous obstacles on the [...]

Issue of academic freedom tests boundaries of free speech

Will Tanner A&E Editor “The goal of educators is to seek out the truth, and sometimes the truth is controversial,” said Jane McCoy, Las Positas history professor. The freedom of speech issue on college campuses is [...]

‘451 crashes and burns (with director’s response)

Will Tanner A&E Editor When you go to a production, there are certain expectations that should be met. You should walk away satisfied, having seen a show that is thought provoking and envelops you in the [...]

The true meaning of Thanksgiving is right in its name

My family used to have huge Thanksgiving celebrations. They would partner with several other families to rent out a dining hall at Camp Parks in Dublin. I was young when we did these celebrations but I [...]

Editorial: Shopping at LPC bookstore a plus for student experience

To be a patriotic American, one must spend their tax money at home whenever possible. The taxes collected from transactions in-country are then pumped into the government, which allows both federal and state governments to spend [...]

LPC formulating new policy on electronic cigarettes

Brandon Clutter Staff Writer Smoking is the number one cause for preventable disease and death everywhere. According to “The American Lung Association” as of 2009, smokers accounted for 46 million, or 20 percent of adults (18 [...]