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Transfer Day provides options, opportunities to promote student success

By Karla Juarez, Advocate Staff
October 10, 2016
Filed under Campus Beat, Multimedia, News, Video

Transfer representatives from schools across California visited the campus to provide information and answer questions about UCs, CSUs and private colleges during Transfer Day held Oct. 4 in the Campus Center Plaza. Students interested in transferring had the chance to ask representatives questions...

Walking backward

Walking backward

By The Advocate, Editorial Board
October 6, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, Opinion, Video

"The Black Panther Party and Its Legacy: A Seminar,” missed the chance to compare and contrast the racially charged political climate that created the revolutionary party 50 years ago to present-day social movements. The event was held on Saturday in the General Education Building as part of the W.E.B. ...

Workshop emphasizes meditation, stress managing techniques

By Tashi Wangchuk, Multimedia editor
September 24, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, Video

Students learned about the effect stress causes your body and how to avoid being stressed during the stress management workshop in GE-104 on Sept. 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Ribbon cutting honors president, Fireside Hall

Ribbon cutting honors president, Fireside Hall

By Reggie Santini, Advocate Staff
September 16, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

A treasured community member’s investiture brought nearly 200 people to campus for the official ribbon cutting ceremony for the Campus Center and Classroom Project. Contra Costa College President Mojdeh Mehdizadeh was honored by staff, students and community members during the ribbon cutting cerem...

Stroll builds community network

Stroll builds community network

By Dylan Collier, Advocate Staff
September 16, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Spotlight

ALBANY — Families and vendors alike enjoyed the sunny day at the 42nd annual Solano Stroll on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., along a two-mile stretch on Solano Avenue in here. With rides at the beginning and end of Solano and vendors spread throughout the middle, it offered something for everyone....

Author of Nobel Prize laureate explains climate issue

Author of Nobel Prize laureate explains climate issue

By Benjamin Bassham, News Editor
September 16, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

The co-author of a report that earned a Nobel laureate spoke in GE- 225 Friday on the state of the climate, and the consequences if humanity fails to act. William Collins said what he had to show the approximately 110 attendees at Contra Costa College was “not my own work, but the results of many,...

Financial Aid Day boosts access to transfer funding

Financial Aid Day boosts access to transfer funding

By Naylea Hernandez, Advocate Staff
September 1, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

The Financial Aid Awareness Day attracted curious students to the Campus Center Plaza on Aug. 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to find out more information about the various types of financial aid offered. Representatives from different universities set up booths at Contra Costa College so students could bro...

Richmond Grasps Rosie Record

Richmond Grasps Rosie Record

By Cody Casares, Photo Editor
August 25, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Spotlight

The Rosie the Riveter World War II Home Front National Historic Park, along with other sponsors, hosted 2,275 attendees in Rosie the Riveter costumes, setting a new world record, at the annual Home Front Festival at the Craneway Pavilion on Aug. 13. The previous record was 2,096, set on Oct. 24, 2015 in Willow...

Music major shines through multiple talents

By Tashi Wangchuk, Staff Photographer
May 26, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, Video

Music major Joseph Saeteurn talks about his interest in music and his early piano days during his upbringing, and some of Dr. Stephanie Austin's personal history with music is also featured.

Sanders campaign draws 11,000 to Vallejo

Sanders campaign draws 11,000 to Vallejo

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor
May 20, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, News, Video

VALLEJO —  About 11,000 people from cities across the Bay Area converged to listen, promote or counter Senator Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign platform at the Waterfront Park in Vallejo on May 18. Even after the sun set behind the Mare Island Naval Complex across the Napa River as...

Strong managerial skills prepare Amparo to lead

Strong managerial skills prepare Amparo to lead

By Christian Urrutia, Editor-in-Chief
May 18, 2016
Filed under Campus Beat, Multimedia, News, Video

Assuming the role of a leader can be a daunting task for some, but for newly elected Advocate Editor-in-Chief Roxana Amparo it is just the next challenge. “I always feel the pressure to do better. I put myself in a situation where I tend to do more, take on more responsibility. “I think it is ...

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