Archive for Opinion

There’s no shame in pacing yourself

By Ian Jones @IDJONESPHOTOG As the school year grinds to a halt, many of your classmates are preparing to graduate or transfer, and if you’re sticking around LPC a little longer, you might be thinking, “I [...]

To serve my country, or my dad’s legacy

By Julia Coty @JULIACOTY I hear the car starting in the driveway. The rustling of duffle bags going down the staircase. The low murmurs of my parents. With a silent kiss on my forehead, I knew [...]

Editorial-Your mother deserves more than a $3.99 Hallmark card

Mother’s Day is a commercialized “Hallmark holiday” and needs to be removed from the calendar. If you need to be reminded to honor a person who has devoted her life to craft you into the person [...]

A psychology professor’s legacy

By Ian Jones @IDJONESPHOTOG An era is about to end. In the fall, Ernie Jones, my Dad,will no longer be a fixture at Las Positas. Dad’s retiring from teaching full-time, a reality that’s hard to wrap [...]

Letter to the Editor: Conservative club condemns article

Dear Editor, Not too long ago, The Las Positas Express newspaper posted advertisements around campus declaring that their only allegiance is to the truth. It is quite disappointing then, that their recently published profile on Las [...]

Thinking of a tattoo? Be prepared

By Ian Jones @IDJONESPHOTOG According to a 2012 Harris poll, 1 out of every 5 adults has at least one tattoo. According to Forbes, Americans spend about 2.3 billion dollars yearly on getting them. Until recently, [...]

Easy solution to privacy woes: Delete social media

Tim Guan @TIM_GUAN30 Selfie, snap, and post: sharing your information with the world wide web sounds like a very private thing to do. As simple as a mouse click or screen tap, any privacy you thought [...]

Barr vs. Griffin: When does satire go too far?

Ian Jones @IDJONESPHOTOG Over break I learned that comedian Roseanne Barr, who has never shied away from controversy, had, in a 2009 photoshoot for a satirical Jewish magazine, dressed as Hitler eating burnt gingerbread men. Of [...]

Editorial-Trump in California

Compiled by The Express staff On Mar. 13, President Trump visited California for the first time since he was elected. He came here to prove a point: the wall along the Mexico border is definitely coming. [...]

Stephen Hawking’s death

By Ian Jones @IDJONESPHOTOG On March 14, the world lost one of the greatest scientific minds since Albert Einstein. Professor Stephen Hawking of Cambridge University was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease – which can kill within [...]