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

The Advocate

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

The Advocate

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Contra Costa College announces Kimberly Rogers as CCC's 15th permanent president
By Asia Butts, Staff Writer • May 18, 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....

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National surveys raise questions about college and university enrollment
By Uma Mazar, Staff Editor • May 17, 2023
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‘Just keep advocating;’ Outgoing CCC student trustee Supreet Kaur on what the role has meant to her
By Brenda Maldonado, Staff Writer • May 17, 2023
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CCC students can now become aerospace scholars at NASA
By Brenda Maldonado, Staff Writer • May 17, 2023
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ChatGPT: Helpful or harmful?
Is the rise of AI the way to go for education in the future, or will it drag us down?
By Alyssa Earnest, Editor-in-Chief • May 15, 2023
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Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton story
The “Mad” Love Story that transforms high society.
By Deyleese Montrond, Staff Writer • May 18, 2023
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Is music changing U.S. culture?
By Uma Mazar, Staff Editor • May 16, 2023
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‘There’s more to life than f***ed-up beginnings:’ A.V. Rockwell's film captures a beautiful struggle
By Deyleese Montrond, Staff Writer • May 9, 2023
What My Garden Gave Me: Former art professors artwork displayed in a month-long exhibit.
'What My Garden Gave Me': Former art professor's artwork displayed in a month-long exhibit.
By Asia Butts, Staff Writer • March 22, 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
SAN PABLO, CA, March, 24- Comets third baseman Angel Carson tags out a Storm runner trying too steal third base in the second inning of Thursdays game. (Photo/Joseph Porrello)
Baseball team loses fifth straight game as pitching struggles continue
By Joseph Porrello, Editor-in-Chief • March 26, 2022
Comets display grit, hang on to win tight game at home
Comets display grit, hang on to win tight game at home
By Joseph Porrello, Editor-in-Chief • March 13, 2022
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Charles Ramirez, the Interim EOPS/CARE/CALWORKs Manager, welcomes everyone to the ceremony.
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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.
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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.
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Club Rush promotes clubs, breeds community
Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to thousands of supporters at a rally in Richmond’s
Craneway 
Pavilion 
on Monday, Feb. 17.
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Bernie rallies 10,000 to Craneway Pavilion
Senator Sanders energizes Richmond community, organizes canvassing effort