Archive for March, 2016

$950 million bond measure to go to vote

By Glenn Wohltmann @GLENNTROPY1 A bond measure with nearly a billion dollars of improvements for Las Positas and its sister college, Chabot, will go to the voters in June. The measure would get rid of the [...]

LPC passes accreditation

By Glenn Wohltmann @GLENNERGY1 Las Positas College will retain its accreditation for the next 18 months, but college President Barry Russell is confident deficiencies will be resolved long before then. The Accrediting Commission for Community and [...]

Las Positas swim team off to a strong start

It all started at the beginning of the year with recruiting. A season can be won or lost based on the pool of talent Head coach, Jason Craighead, knows this all too well having coached swim [...]

Men’s basketball falls short of history

By C.J. Peterson @CJPETERSON51 Time ran out for the Las Positas Hawks on March 2 as their dreams to reach the Elite Eight were crushed by the College of the Sequoias Giants. It was all Hawks [...]

Men’s guard leads team with most points scored

Hunter is soft spoken. He comes off as modest, giving praise to the teammates he’s played with and coaches he has played for. He has an infectious smile. But once he takes the court, all that [...]

Students Distracted by Phones

By Nicholas Biria @NicholasBiria As stated to a new study, college students are spending one-fifth of their time in class on their cell phones or digital devices when they should be learning. Countless apps have been [...]

College extends scholarship deadlines

By Mitchell Mylius @mitchellmylius Thirteen Las Positas College scholarships have been reopened until midnight, April 7 after no applicants submitted. The awards range from $100 to $2,500. All students who wish to apply must be enrolled in [...]

No more gender roles: Be who you want to be

By Nicholas Biria @NicholasBiria Gender roles play a big part in our lives every day. From the moment we wake up and get dressed for the day to how we live our lives. Now, in 2016, [...]

‘Fifty Shades of Black’ offensive on every level

By Shayla Gasca @shaylamaritza Fifty Shades of just plain nasty. The movie Fifty Shades Of Black is a parody of the film/book Fifty Shades Of Grey, which is about a confusing love romance with a guy [...]

From newspaper co-editor to founder of ‘HER magazine’

Las Positas has had more than a few students go on to bigger things. Several local celebrities – KTVU’s Gasia Mikaelian, for one – started at Las Positas or otherwise have direct ties to the campus. [...]