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Retirees to unite, celebrate ‘familial accomplishments’

By Michael Santone, Associate Editor

May 2, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

In honor of the nine Contra Costa College faculty and staff retiring after a long and illustrious career, a celebration will be held on May 12 at 3 p.m. in the Fireside Hall. “It’s humbling to see how folks have dedicated their live...

Clothesline artwork buoys victims

By Roxana Amparo, Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

T-shirts of all colors with words and phrases like, “Survivor warrior hero,” “You are not alone,” “I am here with you,” “You are beautiful and intelligent,” decorated the Campus Center Plaza to show support during S...

ASU uses student fees to pay full-time employee’s salary

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

April 25, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The Associated Student Union Board voted to use funds from the $5 Student Activity Fee (SAF) to pay 25 percent of Student Life Coordinator Joel Nickelson-Shanks’ full-time salary for the 2017-18 fiscal year. At its meeting o...

Speech tournament showcases talent

By Jessica Suico, Advocate Staff

April 25, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

Wednesday is the last day to sign up for the Intramural Speech Tournament that Contra Costa College is hosting May 2. The tournament begins with student check in, registration and judge orientation at 3 p.m. Round one runs...

Wellness Week brings stability

By Michael Santone, News Editor

April 25, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

Wellness Week, scheduled for Monday through Thursday, is dedicated to combating the woes associated with student life, and the approach of finals. Instructional Counseling Assistant Vanessa Johnson said each day of Wellness We...

Young Drama Club hosts Shakespeare, milkshakes

By Benjamin Bassham, News Editor

April 25, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

The Understudies, Contra Costa College’s newly formed drama club, hosted an event they called “Milk Shakespeare,” to provide cheap milkshakes and free Shakespeare to the campus. Running from 11 a.m. to noon on Thursda...

‘Last resort’ picks pockets

By Editorial Board, The Advocate

April 25, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The Associated Student Union Board renewed its agreement to use student fees to pay for part of a full-time employee’s salary because the college administration couldn’t find funds elsewhere to pay it. At the weekly public...

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