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Green automotive department leads industry

By Daniel Hernandez, Advocate Staff

March 27, 2019

Filed under Campus Beat

Often, when people think of the automotive industry they think of all the carbon pollution produced by gasoline emissions, oil contamination and tire waste. However, in recent years, this hasn’t exactly been the case. With...

Misplaced Tibetan bowl prompts search

By Daniel Hernandez, Advocate Staff

March 27, 2019

Filed under Campus Beat

One thing that is essential when learning is having the ability to maintain focus. In class, where learning is a top priority, both students and professors have methods for remaining focused whether it is chewing on a piece...

$2.5 million at risk due to new funding formula

By Cindy Pantoja, Opinion Editor

March 27, 2019

Filed under Campus Beat

Due to recent changes in its funding formula, Contra Costa College’s tight budget is on the verge of unraveling and losing at least $2.5 million in 2022 if changes are not instituted. “The new budget formula is negatively...

Rain delays halt gym construction

By Luis Cortez, Advocate Staff

March 20, 2019

Filed under Campus Beat

As the rainy season continues through the winter and into spring, inclement weather has delayed progress of the $29.5 million Gymnasium renovation project calling into question the original completion date for construction work. Building...

Paying it forward

By Joel Umanzor, Sports Editor

March 20, 2019

Filed under Campus Beat

As Contra Costa College Foundation (CCCF) Development Officer Sara Marcellino sat in the kitchen of contributor Sam Genirberg earlier this semester, she was amazed at one of the larger offerings made to the organization in recent...

Gender studies lacks degree

By Jose Arebalo, Scene Editor

March 20, 2019

Filed under Campus Beat

Beginning this fall, the La Raza studies department will offer an introductory overview of LGBTQ studies as Contra Costa College embraces gender and sexual equality. Chicano and La Raza studies department Chairperson Agustin...

Old generator stalls opening of Police Service Center

By Daniel Hernandez, Advocate Staff

March 20, 2019

Filed under Campus Beat

Anticipation and curiosity grew around campus in the 2018 fall semester when several modular buildings were put into place by a towering crane in front of the Gymnasium. The nearly $3 million Police Services Center was expected...

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