A daylong summit to discuss ways to work to end mass incarceration and implement restorative justice was held recently in Oakland. The summit, called “Fruitvale, Florida, Ferguson and Beyond,” was held Nov. 15 at [...]
Laney College is now enrolling for the winter Intersession and spring semesters. Winter Intersession begins Dec. 15, 2014 runs through Jan. 13, offering a limited schedule of classes and allowing students to earn 3 units [...]
While my desire to be a lawyer was a mere dream, it became real on the day that my family and I lost my childhood home.
By Roy Terry, Laney College Student I feel like I am missing bits and pieces of very valuable information that connects me to the success and shortcomings of my family. I am a young man [...]
The Peralta Association of African American Affairs recently held its 16th annual scholarship reception. With a record number of applicants, the association on May 2 recognized and awarded a total of $4,500 to nine African [...]
Supporters of Dr. Elnora Webb breathed a partial sigh of relief this week when the Peralta Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a one-year contract extension for the popular Laney College president, who [...]
Al Young is nothing if not vocal and tenacious. A part-timer for the past 28 years at Oakland’s Laney College in the cosmetology department, he has applied for a full time teaching position over and [...]
As the news is spreading that Dr. Elnora Webb is in danger of losing her job, many local organizations and leaders are coming forward to defend the respected president of Laney College in Oakland.
By Frederick Howard, Student at Laney College, Oakland I have come to believe the word strength is not spelled with the letter “S” but rather with the letter “W” as in woman. I di
Odessa White, a Seventh-day Adventist and educator, died on Nov. 23. She was 91. Born Dec. 23, 1920, she was a native of Wharton, Texas and her husband Benjamin White, was a native of Navasota, [...]