Archive for February, 2014

The Oscars: a junk food culture throwaway

In life, we can take in all that our senses pick up. We discern what we like, what we don’t like and categorize those things by varying degrees in our own personally defined rubrics of quality [...]

Miley Cyrus’ Bangerz tour comes in like a wrecking ball

Angelica Estacio Design Editor Golden rolling papers. Amidst the sea of T-shirts, key chains and stickers, golden rolling papers joined the souvenirs sold at the entrance of Miley Cyrus’ Bangerz tour show at the SAP Center [...]

“The Wind Rises” flies to new heights

Brianna Guillory A&E Editor Like all of writer and director Hayao Miyazaki’s “final” films, “The Wind Rises,” his latest (and apparently last) animated masterpiece, is no exception to the greatness and dedication that this creator puts [...]

ILC engineered to help students succeed

Brandon Clutter Staff Writer On the Las Positas College campus, students who need help in math, English and English as a second language can go to the Integrated Learning Center. The ILC has been open since [...]

LPC landscape thriving despite California Drought

Martin Gallegos STAFF WRITER Imagine if there was a huge fire on campus and there was no water to put it out. The California drought isn’t that bad, yet. However, the effects of it are certainly [...]

A community college minus the ‘community’

Kalama Hines Features Editor Lost potential.  University of California behind Costco. The negative monikers are often murmured through the halls of Las Positas College.  But, they are most certainly not justified, nor are they respectful to [...]

New building approved to replace Las Positas courtyard

Shelby Escott STAFF WRITER A gravel filled wasteland, some may say that the courtyard between the 100 and 500 buildings is a bit of an eyesore. With the temporary portable buildings gone, what is the plan [...]

The ‘stache is man’s true best friend

Travis Danner Special to the Express The ol’ pushbroom. Lip luggage. The crumb catcher. All those are phrases for something that will give you a pronounced advantage in life — a mustache. That may sound flippant [...]

Green houses aid the sciences at LPC

Ashley Freitas STAFF WRITER It’s the clear building that looks like a house near the new 1850 building. Both Karen Phil, a former professor at Las Positas College, and Nan Ho, a Biology professor at LPC, [...]

LPC’s faculty showcase their talents

Brianna Guillory A&E and Web Editor The audience settled down as the lights dimmed. They cheered as Performing Arts Coordinator Cindy Browne Rosefield emerged from stage right and greeted everyone with a smile. It was Feb. [...]