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December, 2013 | The Express

Archive for December, 2013

Serious health risks come with too much caffeine

Aretha Welch Special to The Express   When finals week approaches, students are asked to do a lot. Study hard, work, attend class and maintain their health — with only 24 hours per day. What often [...]

13 in ’13: The top stories of the year

The past year has been an eventful one at LPC. It featured many people coming and going, the beginning of a dramatic face lift to the look of the college and the unprecedented success of several [...]

Beer one of the most diverse and awesome drinks in the world

Kalama Hines Features Editor Lager. Ale. Stout. Porter. With all the colors, flavors and depths there’s a beer for everyone. According to the History Channel Magazine, the first proof of beer is dated back to 3400 [...]

Two fires strike LPC in short time period

Brandon Clutter Staff Writer Two fires in a week at Las Positas College caused evacuations while students were prepping for finals. On Wednesday, Dec. 4, a fire broke out in the back of the main theater [...]

Three years after completion, amphitheater still seldom used

Brianna Guillory Staff Writer It’s large. It’s grassy. It’s the elephant in the room. The Mertes Center for the Arts outdoor amphitheater was constructed as a companion piece to the building’s indoor Main Stage Theater. A [...]

Proposed new classroom building would replace original LPC

Travis Danner Editor in Chief The original Las Positas College may soon be replaced by the new LPC. What opened as the “Valley Campus” of the Livermore Education Center of Chabot College in 1975, will soon [...]

I came to the Express as just a normal guy, and left a writer

I’ve known that I’m a capable writer for a good portion of my life. As a very young child, I used to stay up at night, under a blanket with a flashlight, and write myself stories [...]

First person — Take time to take care of yourself during finals season

Martin Gallegos Staff Writer One second I was listening to the radio, and the next second my body shut down. It started as a normal Wednesday drive home from school on Dec. 4. Suddenly, I started [...]

Professional indoor soccer team sets up shop in Livermore

Martin Gallegos Staff Writer A new local indoor soccer team is giving aspiring young soccer players their chance to go pro. The Professional Arena Soccer League awarded the city of Livermore with an expansion team, Bay [...]

Las Positas gets ready for the 2013-2014 basketball season

Will Tanner A&E Editor It’s that time of year again. While most students are looking forward to winter break, the men and women of the Las Positas College basketball teams are gearing up for their conference [...]

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