Archive for August, 2014

Child development center receives a generous donation

William Tanner EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Corrine Calica looked relieved. Her coworkers were curious because she had a look on her face that they were not used too. She was a little more light-hearted and looked less stressed. After [...]

Costello immortalized on LPC campus

Martin Gallegos STAFF WRITER It is a high honor that even some of the greatest sports legends never receive. Almost a year after losing his battle to pancreatic cancer, Las Positas College is paying homage to [...]

Deans put the ‘community’ back in college

Will Tanner EDITOR-IN-CHIEF When Don Miller came to the Las Positas College campus he was not sure what to expect. Before him lay a wide assortment of the campus community. Pop-up canopies lined the quad, and [...]

Jan Noble to retire from LPC

Shelby Escott STAFF WRITER After just over six years working behind the scenes, Janice Noble is ready to retire from Las Positas College. The current Vice President of Academic Services looks forward to Sept. 12, her [...]

L.A. student civil rights leaders marching to campus

Laura Cameron COPY EDITOR Two leaders from a series of historic civil rights protests will be speaking at Las Positas College on Sept. 8. Bobby Lee Verdugo and Yolanda Rios were student organizers during the 1968 [...]

LPC women’s soccer has a new head coach

Jason Leskiw PR MANAGER When Paul Sapsford moved to the United States by way of London, he already had a pretty decent resume. Sapsford coached at soccer schools on behalf of Wimbledon and, Arsenal, among others. [...]

“Post-racial society”? Yeah, right.

Ongoing crises in Ukraine and the Gaza Strip. Robin Williams’ suicide. The (considerably less important cosmically but nonetheless significant to me) 8-month-struggle of the Oakland Athletics. Turning on the TV or checking Twitter was not a [...]

Stop spending too much on campus meals

Shayla Gasca STAFF WRITER $130 for a math textbook. $80 for a lab workbook. $20 for the semester’s parking pass. And, of course, the $552 for 12-unit tuition. After spending what is often over $1,000 many [...]

‘Get on Up’ filled with good music, but confusing

Brandon Clutter Arts & Entertainment Editor   “Mother Popcorn.” “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag.” “Get On Up.” These are just a few of the hit singles made by James Brown, the proclaimed “Godfather of Soul.” [...]