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Nonresident fee bill stalled

By Roxana Amparo, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Under Senator Ricardo Lara’s proposed legislation, SB 68, two years of community college equates to current three-year requirements or that of a high school diploma or GED. The bill, which exempts undocumented students from paying the...

Art courses fixed at three units for transfer degree

By Roxana Amparo

February 14, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

To be in compliance with California’s associate of art degree (AA) requirements, all art courses will be set at three units, by the fall 2017 semester, Liberal Arts Division Dean Jason Berner said. The  College Instruct...

Plan to eliminate tuition costs gaining local support

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

January 31, 2017

Filed under News

As tuition hikes are being discussed by UC and CSU governance boards for the first time since 2011, a report issued by Reclaim California Higher Education poses that eliminating tuition cost for students is a more practical solu...

Petition urges sanctuary decision

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

December 7, 2016

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...

Recreational marijuana passes

By Michael Santone, News Editor

November 16, 2016

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...

Politician talks education

By Michael Santone, News Editor

October 21, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat

The Contra Costa College Democratic Society club hosted an informative evening of question and answer discussion with Rep. Mark DeSaulnier, congressman of California’s 11th District, who said he is always happy to come out to...

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