Archive for April, 2017

College gets $6.85 million donation at Best of the Best

The Barbara Fracisco Mertes Estate surprises college community with a huge contribution to Las Positas By Ian Jones @Idjonesphotog Jaws dropped at the Best of the Best gala on April 22 when the Las Positas College [...]

Star athlete takes on new life

Las Positas diver learns to be a mother as a student and a record-breaking athlete. Carleen Surrena @Surrena_c In 2016 the U.S. Census Bureau reported that out of about 12 million single parent families, single mothers [...]

Scientific community joins in protest

By Chris Hartwell @SILIENCESEEN On an overcast Saturday afternoon, scientists and citizens came together to stand in united support for the future of American scientific communities. On April 22, the March for Science rally was held [...]

Las Positas math department making changes

By Konnor McIntosh @easymoney_mac A change will be coming to Las Positas in the fall of 2017, and it has nothing to do with the endless construction you see around campus. If you are a person [...]

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DAMN.’ proves his creative worth

COMMENTARY By Brianna Ross @ITS BRIROSS Kendrick Lamar has become a household name over the past few years for good reason. A tour through his musical catalog reveals his verbal dexterity, capacity for reflection and his [...]

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is within reach on consoles

REVIEW By Jeremy Julian @faithfulmantis It’s about time that Marvel finally gets the Telltale Games treatment. After the success of Batman, it left fans with the yearning to have more superhero games made by the developer. [...]

Paying college athletes may lead to fewer opportunities

COMMENTARY By Konnor McIntosh @easymoney_mac When you see a business make close to a billion dollars annually with little-to-no compensation to the workers, logically there is something seriously wrong. One could be left wondering why anyone [...]

Swim team dominates conference championship

By Gabriel Crosetti  @gabrielcrosetti The Las Positas swim and dive team just finished their conference competition this past weekend, and for the third consecutive season, both the men and women’s teams finished as Coast Conference champions. [...]

Priced-out: The cost of admission is simply too much

COMMENTARY By C.J. Peterson @SFBayCJ There was a time, not so long ago, when the Golden State Warriors weren’t NBA juggernauts. When Andris Biedrins was the savior of the franchise — even though he couldn’t do [...]

Minorities need to stick together

By Ian Jones @IDJonesPhotog A few weeks ago, a friend was verbally accosted in public, apparently for merely existing. My friend isn’t Black or Latino. My friend isn’t LGBTQ. My friend was trying to get to [...]