Archive for April, 2014

For Ted Kaye, it all started with a mouse

Bekka Wiedenmeyer Editor-in-chief If there is one thing that stands out to him, it is Steve Jobs’ Stanford commencement speech.  In this speech, Jobs stated that “you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only [...]

Livermore SWAT holds training at LPC

Will Tanner Managing Editor Flashbangs exploded. Hostages scrambled. Gunshots echoed throughout the 100 building. The Livermore-Pleasanton Police SWAT team held a training exercise on the Las Positas campus on April 16 during spring break, seven years [...]

Swim and Dive finishes season on good note

Martin Gallegos Staff Writer The LPC swim and dive team was on a mission to close the year out strong this past weekend at Chabot College and they did just that. It was medals galore for [...]

The A’s need to stay in the Bay Area

Travis Danner Special to The Express My love affair with the Oakland A’s started on a warm July night at the Coliseum when I was 10 years old. In some ways, part of me has been [...]

Meet ‘Molly,’ drug not as harmless as it seems

Kalama Hines Features Editor In demand. Exciting. Dangerous. Drugs. Every recent decade has had one it was known for. In the 1960s, LSD (acid) gave people the trip they were in search of. In the 70s [...]

LPC swim and dive team gets ready for post season

Martin Gallegos Staff Writer With the postseason looming, LPC’s swim team is looking to cap off what has been a successful season with a strong finish. The Nor Cal Diving Championship at De Anza College is [...]

‘Spring Awakening’ shocks LPC

Ashley Freitas Staff Writer Teenage drama goes to stage. From April 4 through 13, the Las Positas College Theater Department will be showing “Spring Awakening.” “Spring Awakening,” a play originally by Frank Wedekind,  not only dealt [...]

California fails to decriminalize marijuana

Angelica Estacio Design Editor Puff. Puff. But don’t pass. This is what the fight to fully legalize the usage of marijuana in California looks like right now. Despite polls suggesting the majority of Californians’ support, the [...]

Republicans point U.S. in the wrong direction

Not to make light of the tragic disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 — but lately I have an even bigger mystery top-of-mind. How do people in this day and age continue to vote for Republicans? [...]

Review: Blizzard’s ‘Hearthstone’

William Tanner Managing Editor Entering into its first official ranked season, Hearthstone, the newest game from Blizzard is taking over the free-to-play scene. With new cards, game modes and an ever-expanding universe to pull from, Blizzard’s [...]