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Novice competitor earns award

By Benjamin Bassham, News Editor

March 1

Filed under Campus Beat

The single competitor from Contra Costa College won the Top Novice award at the forensics speech competition at Las Positas College on Feb. 4. Jose Chavez, the speech and debate team member who won, said, “I was consider...

Documentary emphasizes fatherhood, success

By Sean Austin, Advocate Staff

March 1

Filed under Campus Beat

Lessons of integrity, quality, work ethic and humility passed on by fathers to their children were viewed by students at an event titled Black Male Leadership held in the Fireside Hall on Feb. 15. Athletic Director John Wade co...

Alumni return to share university experience, give advice

By Jessica Suico, Advocate Staff

February 16

Filed under Campus Beat

Five alumni from Contra Costa College’s Center for Science Excellence (CSE) spoke about their experiences while transferring from Contra Costa College into the UC system at an on-campus forum on Jan 10. “The first seme...

Art courses fixed at three units for transfer degree

By Roxana Amparo

February 14

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...

District approves LGBTQ+ degree, spurs talks

By Michael Santone, Associate Editor

February 14

Filed under Campus Beat

Beginning next semester, Contra Costa College sister school Los Medanos College, located in Pittsburg, will be the first campus in the district to offer its students an associate of arts/transfer degree (AAT) in social justice...

Basketball team ends 6-game losing streak

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

February 14

Filed under Sports

The men’s basketball team (8-17 overall, 6-8 in the Bay Valley Conference) climbed back into the win column for the first time in nearly a month after snapping a six-game losing streak with a 70-47 win against the College of M...

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