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Traditional ways hinder women’s interest in STEM

By Roxana Amparo, Editor-In-Chief

March 1

Filed under Campus Beat

Women make up less than a quarter of workers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, in spite of being 48 percent of the U.S. workforce, according to the Census Bureau’s 2009 American Community Surve...

Honoring women’s triumphs, struggles

By Roxana Amparo, Editor-In-Chief

March 1

Filed under Spotlight

In this section, The Advocate focuses on women of Contra Costa College for national Women’s History Month, as well as a brief look into the past during the easier times. Around the world, women are celebrated for their economic, po...

Federal grant helps boost program

By Michael Santone, News Editor

November 9

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The Hispanic Serving Institution STEM program at Contra Costa College received a $5.95 million grant to help increase the number of Latino and low-income students in areas of science, technology, engineering and math, through ...

Math jam simplifies upcoming coursework

By Salvador Godoy, Staff Writer

May 18

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Students who want to expand their mathematics expertise can gain momentum to attend the summer and fall Math Jam sessions coordinated by HSI/STEM grant. The program offers a supportive and stress-free environment that better enab...

Historical, current efforts overlooked

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

February 25

Filed under News, Spotlight

The black experience in America is not easily discussed, as systematic oppression tends to make those who benefit from it, or suffer because of it, emotionally temperamental. In an attempt to remedy this, in the U.S., we compartmentaliz...

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