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Recreational marijuana passes

By Michael Santone, News Editor

November 16

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The passing of Proposition 64, which legalizes marijuana in California effective immediately, means adults 21 years and older can now grow, possess and use but will have to wait until 2018 before they can purchase marijuana at...

BART sees success in upgrade measure

By Anthony Kinney, Advocate Staff

November 16

Filed under Campus Beat, News

BART riders can expect massive improvements throughout the Bay Area’s Rapid Transit system after voters passed measure RR on Nov. 9 authorizing the BART District to grant $3.5 billion in bonds for repairs to the aging rail ...

Accreditation expands entry into auto industry

By Salvador Godoy, Advocate Staff

November 16

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The Contra Costa College automotive services department for the first time earned accreditation from the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) last summer, providing benefits to young skilled automotive te...

Federal grant helps boost program

By Michael Santone, News Editor

November 9

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The Hispanic Serving Institution STEM program at Contra Costa College received a $5.95 million grant to help increase the number of Latino and low-income students in areas of science, technology, engineering and math, through ...

Unwavering business professor dies

By Christian Urrutia, Web Editor

November 9

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Commitment and dedication are common characteristics of a revered professor.  Stephen Schaefer embodied those traits. Schaefer, a former Contra Costa College business professor, died on Oct. 13. His cause of death has not yet been determined...

Management session helps alleviate pressures

By Jessica Suico, Advocate Staff

November 9

Filed under Campus Beat

Stress is the body’s way of responding to any kind of demand and can be caused by both good and bad experiences. For many students the holiday season is full of stress-triggering events, from dealing with family, travel pl...

ASU grant program stalled

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

November 3

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The Associated Student Union’s Grant for Support program could remain inactive for the remainder of the semester because the committee that approves the applicants to receive such a grant does not have enough members, Student Life ...

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