Archive for Tag Archives: ' news'

Interim president is here to stay, for now

Elizabeth Joy @ELIZABE3603091 The dynamic of two roles here at Las Positas College, president and vice-president, is difficult to manage, but this fusion of two different professional specialties brings something new to the table. Roanna Bennie, [...]

Nationally recognized conservative 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 [...]

LPC in nationwide walk out

By Taylor Lobb @TAYLORLOBB 9:55 a.m. The darkest grey charcoaled the sky, a backdrop that highlighted the ivory flowers on the blossom trees surrounding the quad. The cottony clouds were plump, as if they were stuffed [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The fight against the deadly flu

By Elizabeth Joy @ELIZABE53603091 On January 4th, 2018 the 40-year-old mother of three, Katie Oxley Thomas, died just four days after being diagnosed with the flu virus, according to ABC 7 News. Residing in San Jose, [...]