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ASU lacks funds for installation of water fountains

By Jose Rivera, Advocate Staff

October 23, 2019

In order to ensure students are provided the opportunity for proper hydration, water fountains with bottle refilling stations were installed in new and renovated buildings during the ongoing campuswide construction project. However,...

Plan to certify campus begins

By Jose Arebalo, Advocate Staff

October 23, 2019

Accreditation is central to any college’s existence and currently Contra Costa College is preparing to submit a report to the accreditation commission to be reviewed to reaffirm its status for the next seven years. “The...

Landmark bill delivers specialized support

By Jose Rivera, Advocate Staff

October 23, 2019

After being passed on the floor of the state Senate, a bill bringing student centers to undocumented students will soon become mandatory at public colleges and universities up and down California. State Assemblywoman Blanca...

Centers to provide aid, resources for Dreamers

By Luis Lopez, News Editor

October 23, 2019

A new collection of Dreamer centers may open on campuses across the Contra Costa Community College District as soon as fall 2020 if a proposal is approved by the Governing Board. The centers at Los Medanos, Diablo Valley and...

Lecture highlights immigrant perseverance

By Stacie Guevara, Scene Editor

October 23, 2019

To bring awareness about Latinx people immigrating to the United States, Chicano/La Raza studies department Chairperson Agustín Palacios led a special lecture as part of Contra Costa College’s Undocumented Student Week of Action. Dr....

Meeting breeds financial literacy

By Luis Lopez, News Editor

October 23, 2019

In hopes of providing students a greater chance of economic opportunity, SparkPoint hosted its second of a three-part financial planning series in SA-107 on Oct. 2. The event, Brown Bag Boot Camp, was aimed at helping students...

Interim forum initiates process

By Stacie Guevara, Scene Editor

October 23, 2019

As the search for an interim president of Contra Costa College continues, members of the Academic Senate and the Classified Senate will join forces and host a public candidates’ forum in Fireside Hall on Friday morning. The...

Survey shows disconnect

By Stacie Guevara, Scene Editor

October 23, 2019

In mid-September, the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office sent out a survey to California community college students asking them how they best prefer to receive their important information and updates about their...

Get on the Plane exposes students to black culture

By De'Jon Sylvain, Advocate Staff

October 23, 2019

A week-long trip to the southern United States will offer Contra Costa College transfer students a firsthand look at what Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) have to offer. Transfer Counselor Coordinator Andrea...

Wood to retire in 2020

Wood to retire in 2020

October 9, 2019

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