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Hawks Host Local Speech Tournament

By Christopher Hartwell @Silienceseen In sports, athletes dress in the proper attire to best serve their needs and compete at the best of their ability to try and earn the gold medal that awaits so few. [...]

Garmajo means business, and talks it too

By Christopher Hartwell @SilienceSeen “No matter the circumstances that you’re given, you can use those as fuel to be successful at whatever you do.” If anyone embodies these words it would be the person who spoke [...]

Undocumented but not alone

Faculty looks to support students struggling with legal issues By Christopher Hartwell @SILIENCESEEN If a student goes to see a counselor on campus, they will likely be greeted by a sign reading “Undocumented? You’re not alone. [...]

New vice president of student services coming soon

By Brianna Ross and Christopher Hartwell @ITSBRIROSS and @SILIENCESEEN Open forums were held on campus for candidates running for the position of Vice President of Student Services at LPC. The forums took place over a two-day [...]

Fulbright professor prepares to teach English in Croatia

By Cierra Martinez @CIERRAMARIE26 Las Positas College English professor Dr. Catherine M. Eagan has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to teach American Studies in Croatia for the spring 2017 semester. According to a press [...]

Election result raises concerns about DACA program’s future

By Usra Ali @USRAALIMSCM31 With the new president-elect Donald Trump, some people are worried about what may happen to the undocumented immigrants of this country, following his anti-immigrant remarks. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, [...]

Kweku Williams and Zahra Billoo address Islamaphobia

By Paris Ellis @PARISELLIS92   LPC Anthropology Professor Kweku Williams was a featured speaker at a recent panel addressing Islamophobia among side with Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Zahra Billoo to address controversial [...]

Las Positas classrooms are switching from Blackboard to Canvas

By Laura Kuang @LAURAKUANG Blackboard has been a learning management system (or LMS) for the universities and colleges for a long time. Professors use Blackboard to help with their teaching instructions as well as assign student [...]

Military members celebrated on campus for Veteran’s Day

Christopher Hartwell @SILIENCESEEN A solemn feeling swept the audience as the words of veterans filled the air. Iraq War veteran Jim Zenner and Vietnam War veteran John McPartland spoke at this event held in the Mertes [...]

Las Positas College expresses presidential preferences

The people have spoken. Las Positas College students told the Express who they will be voting for this year, and the results are clear. With 172 students surveyed and taking into account the age and gender [...]