Archive for December, 2016

All voices need to be heard

Dear Editor, The editorial in the November 18th issue of The Express (“Our voices are not heard”) is one I have profound disagreements with, and is based on an incredibly erroneous premise: that the Electoral College [...]

Welcome to San Francisco – ‘Watch_Dogs 2’ faithfully recreates the Bay Area in video game form

By Jeremy Julian @FAITHFULMANTIS The Bay Area is a hacker’s paradise, from the tech companies in the Silicon Valley to the mass amounts of connected devices in San Francisco. Ubisoft utilizes the San Francisco Bay Area [...]

Fulbright professor prepares to teach English in Croatia

By Cierra Martinez @CIERRAMARIE26 Las Positas College English professor Dr. Catherine M. Eagan has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to teach American Studies in Croatia for the spring 2017 semester. According to a press [...]

Election result raises concerns about DACA program’s future

By Usra Ali @USRAALIMSCM31 With the new president-elect Donald Trump, some people are worried about what may happen to the undocumented immigrants of this country, following his anti-immigrant remarks. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, [...]

Science takes center stage this winter

By April Johnson @APRILBLAKE_ Many of the people who contributed to scientific breakthroughs throughout history have been forgotten. “Silent Sky” is a play based on the struggles Henrietta Leavitt and the other female astronomers at Harvard [...]

Kweku Williams and Zahra Billoo address Islamaphobia

By Paris Ellis @PARISELLIS92   LPC Anthropology Professor Kweku Williams was a featured speaker at a recent panel addressing Islamophobia among side with Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Zahra Billoo to address controversial [...]

Virginia George showcases her work at Las Positas

By Christopher Hartwell @SILIENCESEEN Great artists can come from anywhere, regardless of age or background. This is no less true here at Las Positas College, where those who are willing to put in the hard work [...]

Las Positas’s ESL class reviews restaurants with their homeland’s cuisine

By Christopher Hartwell @SILIENCESEEN In our melting pot of cultures from every walk of life in every corner of the globe, this mishmash of civilization is that which makes America extraordinary. At Las Positas, our ESL [...]

Women’s soccer falls short in second round

C.J. Peterson @CJPETERSON At the end of their season, the Hawks women’s soccer team was left seeing red. Their anger wasn’t from the 4-0 loss to Diablo Valley College, but they did feel robbed, their dream [...]

Smart home tech opens doors

By Ian Jones @IDJONESPHOTOG I’ve had Siri on my phone since 2011, but until recently, that was the extent of my talking to inanimate objects. My family recently bought Amazon Echo, a Bluetooth enabled speaker that [...]