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‘Alt-right’ club emerges on campus

Taylor Lobb @TAYLORLOBB Clinton Township, Mich. Spring 2006. Michigan State student Kyle Bristow, 19, leads a swarm of nearly 100 followers in a “straight power” rally across campus. The signs they held for the event were, [...]

Student government spends thousands on phone chargers

Alexandra Lontoc @alexxllontoc Paper and pen just don’t cut it anymore. Phones, tablets and laptops are a quintessential tool for many college students. From note taking to doing research, these devices have become a major necessity [...]

ICE hits Bay Area

By Blake Sperling @RATIO_ A sense of fear has washed over Northern California this past week as more than 150 people of all ages were taken from their bay area homes and put into custody by [...]

Trump administration affects financial aid

By Tim Guan @TIM_GUAN30 Under the Trump administration, plans to change federal student aid have been overhauled for the 2018-2019 school year. With House Republicans intent to reauthorize federal law overseeing institutes of higher education, proposals [...]

CalWORKS housing workshop on campus

By Grace Ramsey @JGR7797 Bills, work, kids, keeping up with due dates for classes, putting food on the table and on top of that keeping your house. Homelessness can happen to anyone, it doesn’t discriminate not [...]

Students selling schoolwork online

By Vanessa Luis @vanessamluis Even cheating has had a technological upgrade. Playing the system used to require carefully crafted cheat sheets and hand signals with classmates. Now there are virtual wholesalers for cheating. “CourseHero comes off,” [...]

Food stamps to be replaced with food box program

By Alex Lontoc @ALEXXLLONTOC Monday, Feb.12, Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney announced the food stamp reform. The idea is part of the Trump administration’s fiscal year 2019 budget. It would slash [...]

Original LPC faculty remembered

By Christina Vargas @CHRISTINA_VARG Esther Goldberg, 86, one of the first faculty members of Chabot Valley Campus — which later became Las Positas — died in her Castro Valley home on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. Goldberg [...]

LPC offers over $400K in scholarships

By Alex Lontoc @ALEXXLLONTOC Education is not cheap. Many college students work long shifts or part-time jobs to pay for classes on top of living expenses. Having access to scholarships is a big weight off their [...]

New degrees for LPC in Fall 2018

Brandon Byrne @brandonbyrne18 Students wanting to Transfer with AA- T degree to the four year institution needs to be aware of possible snags. Las Positas College offers Associate Arts Degree with transfer to four-year colleges. The [...]