Archive for Features

It’s a long road out to recovery from here

Eric Pineda @EVPINEDA311 Thousands of people travel to Central America every year to get a glimpse of the rich Hispanic culture, experience famous landmarks, and take in its active wildlife. While many come back from this [...]

Clinton Vs. Trump

Hillary Clinton By Carleen Surrena @SURRENA_C In 2001, Hillary Clinton was elected to the U.S. Senate making her the first American first lady to ever win a seat in public office. From 2009-2013 she served as [...]

Livermore covered in colorful Yarn

By Christopher Hartwell @SILIENCESEEN There’s a bombing in Livermore, but of the most kind and peaceful sort. This is a bombing of soft fiber woven around trees in town. Yarn bombing, as it is often called, [...]

Talk Hawks showcase their way with words

By Christopher Hartwell @SILIENCESEEN The Las Positas Talk Hawks soared to the occasion in San Francisco this past weekend during the San Francisco Golden Gate Opener Forensics Tournament. The team did quite well, receiving numerous trophies [...]

Temple Grandin discusses the importance of thinking differently

By Christopher Hartwell @SILIENCESEEN The crowd was surrounded in din of conversation all around awaiting Temple Grandin. When Ernie Jones stepped onto the stage to introduce Grandin, the crowd went silent. He stated that he would [...]

Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?

By April Johnson @APRILBLAKE_ The process begins in late April. Just like any other plant cultivation, the seeds must be germinated. The miracle of life takes place as the freshly sprouted seeds come alive allowing them [...]

Life Goes On: Moving On With Life After Losing A Loved One To A Terrorist Attack

By Greg Buckley @GBUCKKING   Anna Clare Burnett, 18, enjoys writing, a passion she pours into her journal. She likes to work out, hang with friends and let the sensations of the beach relax her mind. [...]

Spring brings new trends and old fashions

Spring is already here and summer is just right around the corner. In the fashion world that means outfits should have been picked out months ago.   Previews for spring fashion collections usually come out in [...]

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. [...]

Saga’s return stirs up 30-year-old emotions

By Kalama Hines @HINESight_2020 What started in 1977 with “A New Hope” will be expanding on Dec. 18 with an awakening. Star Wars mania has recaptured the imagination of billions. It hasn’t garnered mass adoration spanning [...]