Archive for Tag Archives: ' community college'

Athletics department spotlights student excellence

By Elizabeth Joy @elizabe5363091 Snickers and Gatorade was the recipe, said Las Positas College Men’s Soccer Coach Andrew Cumbo. Last week’s LPC Athletic Recognition ceremony, held on campus, proved there was a bit more to the [...]

Plastic straw build up ignites a new frontier for coastline businesses

By Taylor Lobb @taylorlobb Plastic tools that are used for a few minutes, only to contribute to a lasting detriment on the environment. Straws are non biodegradable, and were the “sixth most commonly collected item during [...]

State budget threatens college funding

By Elizabeth Joy @elizabe53603091 Las Positas College could be under siege in the money department. Governor Jerry Brown released the May revision of the state budget, which occurs annually every spring.  This version reflects all changes [...]

Meet LPC’s new student government officers

By Julia Coty @JULIACOTY What are you most excited about for the upcoming academic year with your newly elected positions? Lylah Schmedel, President “I’m extremely excited to kick off the Fall 2018 academic year! We are [...]

Hawks have few bright spots at State Championships, otherwise mediocre

Devin Bradshaw @devinbradshaw_ Las Positas Swim and Dive team gathered around the pool talking and laughing in high spirits after last weekend’s CCCAA State Swimming and Diving State Championship. They did well as a whole. Both [...]

‘The Greatest Dance’ showcase highlights student talent

Alexandra Lontoc @alexxllontoc On Friday May 11, students from the Dance Production and Choreography class, also known as DANC6, will tip their hats and perform at the Mertes Performing Arts Center. “The Greatest Dance Showcase,” will [...]

Feature photo- Campus campfire

Taken by Blake Sperling Las Positas students gather in the quad on campus to enjoy the roasted marshmallows a the campus campfire hosted by student government on April 26, 2018. [...]

Chemistry is key as relay team swims toward state

By Devin Bradshaw @DEVINTHEGREAT96 The four were laughing and talking as they gathered around Las Positas Hawks pool under the blistering Tri-Valley sun. Hannah Tsui. Brooke Christian. Gabriela Perez Del Rio. Negin Tehranian-Torgabeh. A unique quartet [...]

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 [...]

City shuts down dispensary proposals

By Elijah Kutsenda @ELIJAHKUTSENDA_ Two proposed dispensaries are attempting to open in the Livermore and Sunol area. The city of Livermore and a business in Sunol have filed appeals to stop these dispensaries from opening. Despite [...]