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Abridged version of Shakespeare’s plays

By Christian Urrutia, photo editor

October 22, 2014

Filed under Campus Beat, Scene

Three actors are tackling 37 plays from the most famous bard in “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged" which premiered Tuesday at 8 p.m. and will continue  through Saturday in the Knox Center. Tickets will cost $10 dollars for students an...

Program offers aid, guidance

By Mayra Garcia, staff writer/ illustrator

October 22, 2014

Filed under Campus Beat, Spotlight

The Disabled Students Programs and Services Office provides the extra support needed for students with physical and psychological disabilities. DSPS helps increase opportunities for students throughout the semester by providin...

Broken AC unit causes discomfort

By Lorenzo Morotti, editor-in-chief

October 22, 2014

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Temperatures inside the recently remodeled Music Building are erratic and have caused students discomfort due to a broken air conditioning chiller module. Music major and Guitar Club member Jesus Pastrano said the temperature ...

Campus police officers assaulted

By Cody McFarland, associate editor

October 22, 2014

Filed under Campus Beat, News

A traffic stop on campus resulted in the arrest of a student for battery on a police officer on Oct. 1. One week later, that charge found its way into Police Services’ paperwork again after a student refusing to leave the Stud...

Comets struggle to find offensive groove in preseason

By Robert Clinton, Staff Writer

September 18, 2014

Filed under Sports

Searching for a stable offensive attack continues for Contra Costa College as they drop another game, losing 4-0 against Monterey Peninsula College’s women’s soccer team on Sept. 15 at the Soccer Field. With preseason effectively...

Twenty infected trees replaced in parking lot

By Cody Casares, Assistant Photo Editor

September 17, 2014

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Trees infested by a tree killing insect have been cut down and removed from campus in Lot 2 next to the Gymnasium. The Buildings and Grounds Department contracted an outside group to remove 20 trees which had been infested...

Students discard fear of public speaking

By Roxana Amparo, Staff Writer

September 17, 2014

Filed under Campus Beat

The speech department is highly recognized for its successful speech and debate team and helpful professors who transform students into capable public speakers. Taking second place in the Northern California Final at San Joaquin...

ASU discontinues bookstore rental discount program

By Brian Boyle, Spotlight Editor

September 17, 2014

Filed under Campus Beat

A program that made renting certain required textbooks for popular class sections cheaper for students, sponsored by the Associated Students Union, will not be continuing this year. “Many students, myself included, aren’t...

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