Archive for Features

Feature photo-Poetry Slam

A pair of performers take the stage during the 15th annual Poetry Slam in the Black Box Theater at Las Positas on May 18, 2018.   Compiled by Elizabeth Joy [...]

Going ‘Green’: Alumna making her way through cannabis industry

By Christina Vargas @christina_varg Drea Chavez owns Hella Good Cannabis, based in Hayward. She founded it in January 2014, while she was still a student at LPC. Beginning with word of mouth networking to build company [...]

Slay on a budget, must have beauty dupes

By Justine Chavez @vivalaajustine As it is, college is already a stressful time for students. Staying on top of school, working, trying to balance a social life and keeping up with the latest trends is by [...]

Feature photo- Hispanic Club dunks faculty and staff

By Blake Sperling @ratio_ LPC librarian Diana Navarro-Kleinschmidts dunks a teacher at the on campus fundraiser hosted by the Hispanic Club on May 9, 2018. The event featured 5 dollar tickets that could be purchased for [...]

Sex trafficking survivor defies the odds

By Elizabeth Joy @ELIZABE53603091 He thrust his knife toward her arm, leg and torso, convincing her he was going to stab her with it.  He said repeatedly that he might as well kill her. It would [...]

Fallen, Not Forgotten

Julia Coty @JULIACOTY Osama bin Laden. Afghanistan. Al Qaeda. 9/11. Grief. Loss. Agony. Sacrifice. This is what the families, loved ones and friends felt when they lost their heroes during the Global War on Terror. LPC [...]

Meet ASLPC: Jasleen Gill

Julia Coty @JULIACOTY Q: Where are you from? A: I was born in Fremont and moved to Manteca, then Pleasanton for six years and then we bought a house in Dublin. Q: When did you start [...]

Feature photo- “Heathers”

By Blake Sperling @RATIO_ Members of the cast run through a dress rehearsal at the main stage theatre at Las Positas College on April 2, 2018. The Heather’s is about a 17-year-old Veronica Sawyer who is [...]

Brokechella — Don’t have money to blow on Coachella? We got you.

Compiled by Alexandra Lontoc and Christina Vargas @ALEXXLLONTOC  @CHRISTINA_VARG Ditch the eight hour drive. Leave behind the camping and overpriced hotels. Take back your five-day time off request. With all the hype during festival season surrounding [...]

LPC in nationwide walk out

By Taylor Lobb @TAYLORLOBB 9:55 a.m. The darkest grey charcoaled the sky, a backdrop that highlighted the ivory flowers on the blossom trees surrounding the quad. The cottony clouds were plump, as if they were stuffed [...]