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Faculty talk Alt-Right movement

By Benjamin Bassham, News Editor

March 8

Filed under Campus Beat

A faculty-led Flex workshop, intended to be an open forum to discuss the Alternative Right and its ideologies with students and faculty was held from 3-5 p.m. in the Fireside Hall on Feb. 27. Philosophy professor Asad Kabir hosted the e...

Traditional ways hinder women’s interest in STEM

By Roxana Amparo, Editor-In-Chief

March 1

Filed under Campus Beat

Women make up less than a quarter of workers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, in spite of being 48 percent of the U.S. workforce, according to the Census Bureau’s 2009 American Community Surve...

Program funds, supports diverse groups

By Gabriel Quiroz, Advocate Staff

March 1

Filed under Campus Beat

Colleges that have more than 25 percent Latino students can be deemed “Hispanic Serving Institutions” and Contra Costa College is one of these institutions. The Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) STEM program helped those in the Lati...

Scholarship application process streamlined

By Gabriel Quiroz, Advocate Staff

March 1

Filed under Campus Beat

Scholarships can have a huge impact in a student’s life. They can make the difference between having time for study and quality time with family or working countless hours to pay off tuition. Livingson Azode, an internatio...

Sponsored tour promotes ‘positive’ aspirations

By Michael Santone, Associate Editor

March 1

Filed under Campus Beat

Six Contra Costa College students are getting the opportunity to visit a variety of top educational institutions and historic sites throughout the southeast with the Historical Black College and University tour from April 9-1...

Novice competitor earns award

By Benjamin Bassham, News Editor

March 1

Filed under Campus Beat

The single competitor from Contra Costa College won the Top Novice award at the forensics speech competition at Las Positas College on Feb. 4. Jose Chavez, the speech and debate team member who won, said, “I was consider...

Documentary emphasizes fatherhood, success

By Sean Austin, Advocate Staff

March 1

Filed under Campus Beat

Lessons of integrity, quality, work ethic and humility passed on by fathers to their children were viewed by students at an event titled Black Male Leadership held in the Fireside Hall on Feb. 15. Athletic Director John Wade co...

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