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Police Services Center upgrades equipment, centralizes services

By Luis Lopez, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

Students may have noticed some construction next to the Gymnasium in Lot 4 as a state-of-the-art police station and emergency operations center goes up. Police Services will get a much-needed upgrade to its facilities at Contra...

Weeklong workshops provide aid to undocumented students

By Alex Kwasniza, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

The Undocumented Student Week of Action is a week of advocacy and activities to support and build awareness for undocumented students and will be observed at Contra Costa College next week from Oct. 15-19. Over the course of...

Drills send campus into active safety prep

By Gabriel Quiroz, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

There have been active shooters on school campuses across the nation and with no sign of gun regulation in sight it seems that colleges, schools and communities must work together on this issue or at least be prepared to face...

Military history taught from black perspective

By Dan Hardin, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

On first mention, The Walking Ghost of Black History (TWGOBH) sounds like something from a “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie. Since 1989, The Walking Ghost of Black History has been a historical and educational organization...

Applied Arts Building undergoes emergency readiness operations

By Jose Arebola, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

Confusion set in on Oct. 3 as students were flooded with fire drills, speaker announcements and even presidential alerts, all aimed at easing stress and offering direction in case of an emergency. Contra Costa College is enhancing...

Upgraded lighting improves visibility, safety

By Dan Hardin, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

The inseparable relationship between mankind and light is best shown through a student’s need for light while walking alone on campus at nighttime. The approaching winter means it gets dark earlier and night students will often...

Faculty to select new union president

By Gabriel Quiroz, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

It may not be a commonly held belief that professors need help, but they certainly do and one of their main sources of help may soon change as the United Faculty is currently holding elections for the position of president of...

Modernized software eases course planning, storage

By Luis Lopez, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

The Contra Costa Community College District hopes to implement standardized planning software for program review, catalog entries, Student Learning Outcomes, curriculum development and the storage of all of this digitized pap...

Care packages hope to break educational barriers

By Jessica Suico, News Editor

October 3, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

If you are a student or know a friend or classmate who is in need of basic hygiene products or even a financial or credit coach, the SparkPoint program has resources for your needs. SparkPoint Coordinator Bill Bankhead said, “Look good...

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