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Petition urges sanctuary decision

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

December 7

Filed under Campus Beat, News

In lieu of President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to eliminate Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and his pledge to deport three million undocumented people, administrators have been urged to create sanctuary campuse...

Former student trustee replaces Nejedly

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

December 7

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Former district student trustee Gary Walker-Roberts was appointed to represent Ward IV until 2018 in lieu of former trustee John Nejedly’s unexpected death on Oct. 12, district Communications and Relations Director Tim Leong s...

Culinary arts’ to-go food option cash-only

By Jessica Suico, Advocate Staff

December 7

Filed under Campus Beat

The culinary arts department runs Pronto and offers students affordable food on-the-go for a cheap price but has one big setback for everyone — it does not accept credit/debit cards. It is located in SA-147 and is open Tuesday to Thur...

Partnership with university lays path to degree

By Efrain Valdez, Social Media Editor

December 7

Filed under Campus Beat

A concurrent enrollment partnership with the University of Phoenix, will let Contra Costa College nursing students earn a bachelor’s degree without transferring to a four-year university. The program benefits students who his...

Department offers advanced courses

By Karla Juarez, Advocate Staff

December 7

Filed under Campus Beat

The English as a second language (ESL) department prepares its students for regular English courses by offering advanced grammar and writing classes. Students that learn a second language go through a process to reach English pro...

Aged buildings, foliage eclipse modern facilities

By Benjamin Bassham, News Editor

December 7

Filed under Campus Beat, News

A large campus, rich with trees and foliage demands a substantial budget for maintenance or it will tend to decay over the years. A stroll around Contra Costa College reveals grass growing out the top of rose bushes that have...

Food pantry to mitigate hardships, storage space

By Jaleel Perry, Advocate Staff

December 7

Filed under Campus Beat, Scene

The Inter-Club Council will be opening a food pantry on campus for students who can’t afford food for themselves. “I’m always excited for any opportunity where I can help students,” Student Life Coordinator Joel Nickelson-Sh...

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