The Advocate

Executive order aims to protect families

By Lorenzo Morotti, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2014

The undocumented parents of United State citizens, legal residents, were given a sliver of relief when President Barack Obama took a step toward immigration reform on Nov. 21. Obama said he plans to issue an executive order that w...

Tournament for the talkers

Tournament for the talkers

December 10, 2014

Committee looks for green energy solution

By Lorenzo Morotti, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2014

The Sustainability Committee’s meetings and a continental breakfast take place the first Thursday of every month in the Buildings and Grounds Conference Room at 7 a.m. The sub-committee of the Contra Costa College Operations Committee...

Gay Straight Alliance gaining support among students, faculty

By Jared Amdahl, Opinion Editor

December 10, 2014

Despite the fact that the 20-year absence of a Gay Straight Alliance on campus has convinced most students, staff and faculty at Contra Costa College that there is no interest in such a club ever being reactivated, there are a f...

Organic garden saves money

Organic garden saves money

December 10, 2014

43 missing students incites unrest in Mexico

By Florinda Hershey, Staff Writer

December 10, 2014

People in Mexico are demanding justice for the 43 missing students in Ayotzinapa, Mexico. The students went missing on Sept. 26, when they were attacked and kidnapped by municipal police in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico, and reported...

Fee waiver regulations to tighten

By Lorenzo Morotti, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2014

Students who are on either academic or progress probation for two consecutive semesters will be unable to apply for the Board of Governors Fee Waiver program effective fall 2016. The BOG Fee Waiver is a program for students who can...

Students unaware of scholarship options, pathways

By Marlene Rivas, Staff Writer

December 10, 2014

Continuing and transferring students who have yet to take advantage of scholarship opportunities have the chance to in the upcoming year. Contra Costa College offers a wide variety of scholarships ranging from $200 to $10,000, bu...

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