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The Student Voice Of Contra Costa College, San Pablo, Calif.

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The Student Voice Of Contra Costa College, San Pablo, Calif.

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Police car lights flash blue and red.
DVC track coach and professor charged with human trafficking
Kyle Lee Whitmore was arrested last week and faces nine felony charges
By Brenda Maldonado, Editor in Chief • September 12, 2023
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Get ready: the boogeyman is coming to town
By Uma Mazar, Staff Writer • May 18, 2023

In 1973, master of horror Steven King introduced to the world the "The Boogeyman." The story is considered a classic in their horror world...

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Is religion a shield for politicians?
By Uma Mazar, Staff Editor • May 16, 2023

Many U.S. states have passed and continue introducing anti-LGBTIQ bills nationwide in the past months, from preventing drag queens from performing...

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Puerto Rico should reject statehood. Here is why
By Betsaida Rosario and • January 6, 2023

Since 1898, Puerto Rico has been under the thumb of a giant Goliath – the U.S. – that doesn’t respect our constitution or protect the rights...

UC Berkeley student Jack Gil (left) holds up an LGBTQ+ flag in front of UC Berkeleys Wheeler Hall.
The U.S. needs more LGBTQ+ education
By Uma Mazar, Staff Editor • December 7, 2022

The U.S. is considered by many standards an LGBTQ+-friendly country, but it is also ranked third worldwide for the murder of trans people, according...

Capping Insulin Costs: Band-Aiding a Much Bigger Issue
Capping Insulin Costs: Band-Aiding a Much Bigger Issue
By Alyssa Earnest, Staff Editor • November 28, 2022

The U.S. Senate has passed the Inflation Reduction Act, which allows Medicare to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies about insulin prices....

A student walks by booths set up during Comet Cash Day in the Campus Center Plaza on Oct. 3.
Free tuition program expanded at Contra Costa College
The program has also been expanded at Diablo Valley College & Los Medanos College
By Advocate Staff September 15, 2023
Manos De Fierro photographed together in April 2023.
(Courtesy of the band)
Manos De Fierro: The resurrection of the local hardcore scene
Local hardcore band gets signed to a recording label
By Ashby Alvarez, Audience Engagement Editor • September 15, 2023
Colorful furniture and wall decorations are found inside Waffles & Cream in Richmond, Calif. on Sunday, September 10, 2023.
The perfect guide to delicious food spots in Richmond
Having trouble or just being indecisive on where to grab a bite, here are some delectable spots to solve the issue
By Brenda Maldonado, Editor in Chief • September 14, 2023
(Photo courtesy: Foot Candles Photography)
Zendaya helps refurbish basketball court at West Oakland park
The Oakland Native partnered with Project backboard to paint a basketball court at Lowell Park late August
By Lauryn Brooks , Visual Editor • September 14, 2023
Courtesy of Netflix
Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton story
The “Mad” Love Story that transforms high society.
By Deyleese Montrond, Staff Writer • May 18, 2023
Contra Costa player no#. 9, maintains even with the grip of a Foothill player.

San Pablo Ca 05 September 2023 CCC vs Foothill
After two wins, Comets tie at home
Although undefeated away, the Comets receive their first tie at home
By Brett Butson, Staff Writer • September 15, 2023
Contra Costa players bring the house down, on the Feather River player, trying to even the score. 

San Pablo Ca, 09 September 2023, CCC vs Feather River
Football: CCC Comets claim victory in the first home game of the season
The Contra Costa Comets put on an aerial show, defeating Feather River College 45-14 on Saturday in San Pablo
By Jolie Willson, Culture Editor • September 15, 2023
Contra Costa County athlete Dwayne Crosse developed the Hand-In-Yo-Face” – essentially a headband with a hand that hangs in front of the face to simulate game-like situations while working out. (Photo courtesy of Dwayne Crosse)
Local athlete creates game-changing basketball training product
Teams and players in California, Arizona, Indiana and elsewhere across the country are now using Dwayne Crosse's product as they train for game day
By Deyleese Montrond, Staff Writer • April 3, 2023
Kaun Green and his family pose for a photo after a Comets football game in San Pablo (Photo/Pointer&Buena)
Contra Costa student and star football player in recovery after shooting
The illegal firearm that started the madness was never fired, but the officer's gun was
By Joseph Porrello, Editor-in-Chief • March 31, 2022
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Charles Ramirez, the Interim EOPS/CARE/CALWORKs Manager, welcomes everyone to the ceremony.
CCC's 21st annual EOPS/CARE/CALWORK student recognition ceremony had a massive turnout
San Francisco resident Dav Gerald raises his hand in the air as he cruises on northbound Interstate 680 lanes shut down in Walnut Creek, California on June. Gerald is not part of any particular organization, but has been participating in any protest he can attend.
East Bay communities stoke Black Lives Matter movement
George Floyd's death spurs outrage in the Bay Area
Contra Costa College student Brandon James attempts to finish the obstacle 
challenge, based on the TV show “Wipe Out,” during Club Rush, held in Campus Center Plaza on Thursday.
Club Rush promotes clubs, breeds community
Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to thousands of supporters at a rally in Richmond’s
on Monday, Feb. 17.
Bernie rallies 10,000 to Craneway Pavilion
Senator Sanders energizes Richmond community, organizes canvassing effort

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