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13 dead in Oregon Community College Campus, Shooter Down

        By Mitchell Mylius A surprise shooting left over 20 dead at the Umpqua Community College Campus in Roseville, Oregon. About 180 miles south of Portland. State police Lt. Bill Fugate told KATU-TV [...]

Counseling office barely meets student needs

Brandon Clutter Staff Writer At Las Positas College, the counseling center, in building 1600, is available to students with questions about their courses and time at LPC. According to the LPC website, the counselors’ role is [...]

BART, union reach agreement to end strike

Michael Cabanatuan San Francisco Chronicle It’s over – and just in time to ease Tuesday morning’s commute. The four-day BART strike ended Monday night with a tentative agreement between the transit agency and its two largest unions. [...]

Las Positas students face class placement challenges

Angelica Estacio Features editor One of the first things you will learn about economics is the relationship of supply and demand. When the consumers’ needs grow, entrepreneurs should increase production to provide. And when the latter [...]

Prop 30 to provide stability for state community colleges

Bekka Wiedenmeyer News editor California Community Colleges are finally out of the red and into the black when it comes to the state budget. The 2013-2014 Budget Plan proposal has been released to Las Positas College, [...]

Academic Senate President Sarah Thompson is Las Positas College’s ‘person of the year’

Angelica Estacio Staff writer With a staggering vote count of ten nominations from all over the campus, LPC Academic Senate President Sarah Thompson, snags up the “Person of the year” award by a landslide. Thompson’s recent [...]

LPC falling short on Title IX requirements

Jason Leskiw Sports editor 2012 came with the 40th anniversary of an educational equality amendment that was cheered into signing during the Nixon administration.  Hope Solo, Serena and Venus Williams, Candace Parker and Marion Jones all [...]