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May 3-22, 2012
Sprouting Visions
Art that addresses environmental and social issues by students from
the Laney College Eco Art Matters Class
Instructors Sharon Siskin
and Andree Singer Thompson
Laney Art Center Hall Gallery

Thursday - May 17
Last day of class

Laney College Honors and Awards Baquet
Honoring students who earned scholarships and highest honors GPA. Seating is limited. Special invitation or reservations required. To inquire about reservations call 510-464-3221.
Laney College
Laney Bistro
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Friday - May 18
Malcom X Birthday - Holiday Observance

Saturday - May 19
Finals (Sat. classes)

Monday - May 21
Berkeley City College Graduation 7 p.m.

Tuesday - May 22
Classified Senate Meeting
Location: F-170
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Thursday - May 24
Merritt College Graduation 2 p.m.

Laney College Graduation 6 - 8 p.m.
Location: Laney Colege Eagle Stadium (Football Field)

Friday - May 25
College of Alameda Graduation 3 p.m.

Last Day of Spring Semester

Monday - May 28
Holiday Observance - Memorial Day

Friday - June 1
Grades due

Friday - June 8
Campuses and District offices Closed

Tuesday - June 12
Board of Trustees' Meeting
Location: District Boardroom
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Thursday - June 14
Classified Senate Meeting
Laney Eagle Stadium
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

News

Carl Oliver new ASLC president

Financial aid, student inclusion top priorities

A new individual will be stepping into the role of president of the Associated Students of Laney College.

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Arts

Cat Vid Fest: a social experiment

It was enough to make Grumpy Cat smile. The Oakland Internet Cat Video Festival, held May 10 and 11, was a rousing two-day celebration of the Internet, art, and most importantly—cats.

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Sports

Collins is a trailblazer for gay sports athletes

The sports world was recently upended by the news that NBA player Jason Collins made his declaration in becoming the first male in a major U.S. team sport professional athlete to declare that he is openly gay and is still active in his sport. 

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Features

Oakland youth speak truth to power

NAACP forum has kids asking tough questions

African-American youth filled the first two rows of chairs lining the congregation room of the Acts Full Gospel Church in Oakland on April 27, clad in white t-shirts reading “OAKLAND NAACP Youth Leadership Conference.”

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Opinion

Bynes’ behavior: attention grab?

What has Amanda Bynes taught us lately? Sometimes there is such a thing as being too free.

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