The four water fountains on the second level of G Building appear to have water pressure problems, meaning that students and staffers must go elsewhere to slake their thirst. Two are located near the Math lab (G-201) and the other two are next to the women's bathroom near the computer lab classrooms.
Day 49: A day after the last Tower issue was published, Sustainable Peralta organizer Jack Lin contacted the Tower and informed us that he proposed the construction of the water bottle-filling stations to the Department of General Services at a Sustainable Peralta meeting.
As everyone knows, Laney College is a smoke-free campus. However, this has not stopped some students from smoking on school property. Cigarette butts can be seen all over the floor around school, mainly around all the staircases of the G-Building.
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.
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.”