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Charity event benefits Homeless

By Karla Juarez, Advocate Staff

November 3

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The annual Empty Bowls event was held outside of Aqua Terra on Oct. 21 to raise money for homeless and less fortunate families with bowls of soup. Culinary arts department instructor Elizabeth Schwartz said the event was inspire...

Clubs encompass plaza, promote friendly rivalry

By Roxana Amparo, Editor-in-Chief

November 3

Filed under Campus Beat

A walk through the Campus Center Plaza on Oct. 26 and Oct. 27 presented a variety of Fall Festival-themed club booths and crowds of curious students during the annual Club Rush event. Music, games, candy, corn on the cob, prizes...

Film raises awareness about autism, stigmas

By Edwin Herrera, Advocate Staff

November 3

Filed under Campus Beat

As part of Disability Awareness Month in October, Disabled Students’ Programs and Services (DSPS) showed a film about people with autism in the Library Resource and Learning Center  Thursday from noon until 1 p.m. “Autism involves a wide spectru...

Search underway to fill seat

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

November 3

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The unexpected death of Governing Board Trustee John T. Nejedly, 52, has forced the district to begin its search to find a person qualified to replace him. Contra Costa Community College District Communications and Relations Director T...

Sparkpoint establishes location

By Jaleel Perry, Advocate Staff

November 3

Filed under Campus Beat, News

SparkPoint now has an office open on the Contra Costa College campus, beginning a partnership that took nearly three years to complete. The nonprofit partnership organization helps individuals and families achieve financial success by...

Bond aims to fund projects

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

November 3

Filed under Campus Beat, Spotlight

California voters will have to decide if K-12, universities and community colleges need $9 billion in state funding to be used for construction projects on campuses. Proposition 51 is the first education bond to make it to the ...

Bilingualism debated

By Reggie Santini, Spotlight Editor

November 3

Filed under Campus Beat, Spotlight

If California’s Proposition 58 passes on Tuesday students will have the option to receive bilingual education in public schools. Proposition 58 would repeal Proposition 227. It would no longer require K-12 English as secon...

Proposition 60 poses mandatory condoms in porn

By Xavier Johnson, Scene Editor

November 3

Filed under Campus Beat, Spotlight

Adult film performers and producers in California could see stronger regulation and an expansion on safe sex practices as Proposition 60 hits ballots and will be voted on Nov. 8. Proposition 60 will require adult film performers to use cond...

Black Student Union re-emerges, aims to lead

By Anthony Kinney, Advocate Staff

November 3

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The Black Student Union had been inactive on campus due to a void in filling leadership positions but is now active again as a result of young, ambitious African-American students stepping in to fulfill the vacant spots. Afr...

Cannabis legalization to create tax, revenue

By Robert Clinton, Opinion Editor

November 3

Filed under Campus Beat, Spotlight

Californians will have the opportunity on Tuesday to vote to legalize the recreational use of cannabis with a yes vote on Proposition 64, the California Marijuana Legalization Initiative, which hopes to increase tax revenue to the...

Conference exposes hardships

By Reggie Santini, Spotlight Editor

November 3

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The AB 540 Dreamers Conference brought undocumented students together to share their stories and experiences to help raise awareness about available resources at Contra Costa College. The conference was held in GE-225 and ...

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