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The Advocate’s weekly news update for 3-1

By Tashi Wangchuk, Valeria Garcia, and Jose Chavez
March 3, 2017
Filed under Multimedia

Advocate staffers Jose Chavez and Valeria Garcia discuss the featured content in the 3-1-17 issue of The Advocate. Details include Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Cafe's, which allow professionals to speak with current STEM majors. Women in the workforce continue to be the underrepresented...

The Advocate’s weekly news update for 2-1-17

By Tashi Wangchuk / The Advocate, Multimedia Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under Multimedia

Advocate staffers Sean Austin and Yesenia Melara discuss the featured content in the 2-1-17 issue of The Advocate. Details include the board meeting where sanctuary status was voted for the three colleges (Contra Costa, Los Medanos and Diablo Valley), Women’s March in Oakland where over 60,000 took...

The Advocate’s weekly news update for 2-15

By Tashi Wangchuk, Yesenia Melara, and Sean Austin
February 15, 2017
Filed under Multimedia

Advocate staffers Yesenia Melara and Sean Austin discuss content for this week's podcast. Details include updates in the art degree, LGBTQ studies degree updates in Los Medanos, the false report that Immigration and Customs Enforcement was on the Contra Costa College campus, Black Heritage Month celebration...

The Advocate’s weekly news update for 2-8

By Tashi Wangchuk, Yesenia Melara, and Jose Chavez
February 9, 2017
Filed under Multimedia

Advocate staffers Yesenia Melara and Jose Chavez discuss the featured content in the 2-8-17 issue of The Advocate. Details include UC and CSU tuition increase for nonresident students, Contra Costa College's enrollment updates, culinary arts event Next Iron Chef, information about knowing your rights...

The Advocate’s weekly news update for 2-1  

By Tashi Wangchuk, Sean Austin, and Yesenia Melara
February 6, 2017
Filed under Multimedia

Advocate staffers Sean Austin and Yesenia Melara discuss the featured content in the 2-1-17 issue of The Advocate. Details include the board meeting where sanctuary status was voted for the three colleges (Contra Costa, Los Medanos and Diablo Valley), Women’s March in Oakland where over 60,000 took...

March sets forth action to reclaim King’s radical legacy

March sets forth action to reclaim King’s radical legacy

By Denis Perez, Photo Editor
January 18, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, News

Oakland- Thousands rallied with the Anti-Police Terror Project in Oscar Grant Plaza in Downtown Oakland, Calif. for the Third Annual March to Reclaim King's Radical Legacy on Jan 16. This event also launched an 120 hours of direct action by the APTP and its allies against the fascist agenda of president-elect...

Music ensembles gather for ‘Songs’

Music ensembles gather for ‘Songs’

By Christian Urrutia, Web Editor
December 17, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, Showcase

The vocal and piano programs of Contra Costa College's music department hosted "Songs of the Season" featuring Schola, JazzaNova, JAZZ-ology, College Chorus, Contra Costa Singers, classical and jazz soloists during its annual fall showcase in the Knox Center on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016.

Community celebrates sun, indigenous pride

Community celebrates sun, indigenous pride

By Denis Perez, Cody Casares, and Christian Urrutia
December 9, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Spotlight, Video

SAN FRANCISCO- Alcatraz Island has been an ideal home for commemoration for 33 years every Thanksgiving Day morning for the Indigenous People's Sunrise Ceremony. This year's gathering brought close to 5,000 people to partake in the event and honor those in solidarity with Standing Rock.

Oakland’s Ghost Ship vigil, mourning

Oakland’s Ghost Ship vigil, mourning

By Denis Perez, Assistant Photo Editor
December 7, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, Video

Mourners of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire honored victims by speaking to the crowd. Speakers recounted memories with victims, shared ideas of the victims and encourage the attendants to keep living for a better future.

The Advocate’s weekly news update for 11-16

By Sean Austin and Naylea Hernandez
November 29, 2016
Filed under Audio, Multimedia

Advocate staffers Sean Austin and Naylea Hernandez discuss the featured content in the 11-16-16 issue of The Advocate. Details include protests in Oakland against President-elect Donald Trump, undocumented student perspective toward deportation promises and a student-planned demonstration that involved...

Partnership promotes higher degree

By Tashi Wangchuk, Multimedia Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, Video

The Nursing Program has a concurrent enrollment program with the University of Phoenix that awards a bachelor of science to Contra Costa College's nursing students. "This is an unusual opportunity where the nursing students are able to take their BSN course work here at the CCC campus, for a similar...

Hands Across Lake Merritt gives perspective, solidarity

By Lorenzo Morotti and Cody Casares
November 18, 2016
Filed under Audio, Multimedia, News, Video

Oakland — Thousands of Bay Area residents gathered around Lake Merritt in downtown Oakland, California on Nov. 13, 2016 to peacefully protest against President-elect Donald Trump's divisive and targeted rhetoric on the campaign trail.  

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