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Committee hosts its biggest Earth Day celebration

By Daniel Hernandez, Advocate Staff

May 1, 2019

Tables and tents filled Campus Center Plaza as the Sustainability Committee held its annual Earth Day celebration on April 22. Over a dozen organizations from around the Bay Area gathered to share information and show what...

Campus tour gives first-hand experience

By De'jon Sylvain, Advocate Staff

May 1, 2019

West Contra Costa Unified School District high school seniors interested in furthering their education were invited to see what Contra Costa College offers during its annual Comet Day on April 18. Outreach Coordinator Joel...

Students construct boat for solar-powered regatta

By Daniel Hernandez, Advocate Staff

May 1, 2019

A group of students will show off their skills in science and engineering representing Contra Costa College at the 8th annual California Solar Regatta with their own solar-powered boat on Saturday. The event is hosted by the...

ASU hosts inspiring week of speakers

By Jessica Suico, News Editor

May 1, 2019

In an attempt to inspire students through the last few weeks of the spring semester, the Associated Student Union invited students into Campus Center Plaza to participate in a week-long motivational event. The presentations...

Limited options raise barriers to nutrition

By Luis Lopez, Advocate Staff

May 1, 2019

Nutrition is often regarded as the most important factor in maintaining a healthy body and mind and helps combat fatal diseases while promoting mental and physical growth. A recent study by Health Survey for England magazine...

Coping aids in student stressors

By Xavier Johnson, Web Editor

May 1, 2019

At a community college, most students find themselves performing the role of an acrobat balancing coursework, familial responsibilities and work. With so much on a student’s plate, it’s difficult to fit necessary factors...

Gateway program creates pathway to graduation

By Luis Cortes, Advocate Staff

May 1, 2019

Second chances are something many high school students never receive, during high school. However, what if a program existed that could not only keep students from dropping out of high school but could help them graduate. There...

Fountains reduce plastic waste

By Fatima Carrasco, Advocate Staff

May 1, 2019

By the time students had returned from spring break on April 8, both the Library and Learning Resource Center and the Student and Administration Building had swapped out their old water fountains for up-to-date, more efficient...

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