Archive for May, 2017

Student makes miraculous recovery after brush with death

By Elisa Villanueva @BBElisacats Monday through Friday students commute to Las Positas. Some from the Bay Area, some from the valley and for some, even further. Students get up as early as four in the morning [...]

Umoja raises cultural awareness on campus

By Christopher Hartwell @SilienceSeen As new programs reach out to students to create networks of friends and classmates, Las Positas puts the community into community college. The newest program, Umoja, is debuting on campus this year [...]

The Transfer Center celebrates outgoing students

By Christopher Hartwell @Silienceseen Las Positas is sometimes referred to as “Lost Potential” because so many people seem to get stuck in a whirlpool of non-progress. On May 16, the Transfer Center held a celebration for [...]

Spring 2017 delivers a bounty of great games

COMMENTARY By Jeremy Julian @faithfulmantis The season is coming to an end very soon, and it has been a memorable one for video game fans. Spring 2017 will be one to remember for all of gaming [...]

Fun summer projects to boost your resume

By Brianna Ross @itsbriross Summer break is a great time to develop marketable skills to prepare for the transition from academia into the workforce. It has always been stressed that summer internships are instrumental in helping [...]

How playing sports saved my life

COMMENTARY By C.J Peterson @SFBAYCJ C.J. Peterson @SFBayCJ A life of “normalcy” has always eluded me. But what is “normal?” I’ve always asked myself… Or told myself to make me feel better. I’ve always needed interaction [...]

‘Heroism’ is not so far out of reach

By Ian Jones @IDJonesPhotog I’ve been told by some people that I’m pretty heroic because I live with a disability. To me, I’m just living my life, metaphorically putting one foot in front of the other. [...]

Gender has more than one voice

By Jennifer Snook @sirjid By now, trans people have a fair amount of visibility. Most people are aware of our existence. There are even a few trans celebrities, like Laverne Cox, Jen Richards, Lana and Lily [...]

Remembering our fallen: how families commemorate the lives lost to war

By Greg Buckley @gbuckking Life and death. Words that dance among themselves and create a memory highway connected to one’s deepest emotions. The best of memories are always the simplest. It can be a smell or [...]

Student government election results are in

Newly-elected ASLPC officers weigh in on the attributes and skills they can contribute. Quotes are taken from their application forms. Director of Legislation Garrett Culbertson   “I will bring my excellent organizational skills as well as [...]