Archive for October, 2015

On the Climb to Halloween, a New Horror Awaits at the Peak

              By Shelby Escott “Crimson Peak” is an elegant take on horror, a film set at the turn of the 20th century, a period when mystics and mediums rubbed elbows [...]

Water Polo Builds a Foundation

            By Carleen Surrena @SURRENA_C The sun was bright on this October afternoon, creating a glare off the pool at the Las Positas College swim complex. It may be fall, but [...]

2400 Building Elevator Pending Repair

Tamana Ansari @tamana18248646 — The elevator in front of the 2400 building has been broken for almost a year, causing difficulties for its intended passengers, students with disabilities. Ian Jones, a student at Las Positas College [...]

LPC Responds to Recent Community College Tragedy

Shayla Gasca @shaylamaritza About 150 shootings have happened in the United States since 2013, according to everytownresearch.org. Police say Christopher Harper-Mercer fatally shot eight students and an assistant professor at Umpqa Community College on Oct. 1, [...]

Virtual Welding

Mitchell Mylius @mitchellmylius — Scott Miner’s students leaned in. He fired up the torch. Miner was doing a welding demonstration on a skyscraper in San Francisco. The building was just about ready to have some plumbing [...]

“Welcome Home Jenny Sutter” Preview

By Nicholas Biria “Welcome Home Jenny Sutter” tells the story of  a returning Iraq Veteran, struggling to come to terms with her life in the aftermath of war. The play explores what it means to lose, [...]

Wheels : A Good Idea that Needs Improvement

By Glenn Wohltmann Study after study has shown Millennials – people born between 1980 and 2000 – love public transportation. The most recent, a 2015 survey from Zipcar, said Millennials are environmentally conscious and would sooner [...]

School Says Goodbye to Pioneer

            By Tami Shepherd A Celebration of Life for Barbara Mertes was held on Saturday Sept. 26, 2015, to honor a woman who has done much Las Positas College and for [...]

Rugby Coming to LPC

              Martin Gallegos @martinGboxing The next Jarryd Hayne could be on campus. Led by the efforts of 23-year-old Andrew Bailey, a math tutor at Las Positas College, rugby is coming [...]

Soccer Star Has Hawks on the Rise

              By Carleen Surrena Madison Umidon doesn’t think she’s so special. When the Las Positas College women’s soccer stud was asked why she was so good, she immediately, started looking [...]