The Advocate

Club remains inactive after two decades

By Jared Amdahl, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014

A unified voice representing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community has not existed on campus for the last 20 years. The last time a club advocating for the representation of LGBT students was in 1994 wh...

You will be watched

By Cody McFarland, associate editor

October 23, 2014

While the district shapes a new policy and procedure for the installation and regulation of security cameras on its three college campuses, the project to erect cameras at both entrances of Contra Costa College and one near the ...

Abridged version of Shakespeare’s plays

By Christian Urrutia, photo editor

October 22, 2014

Three actors are tackling 37 plays from the most famous bard in “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged" which premiered Tuesday at 8 p.m. and will continue  through Saturday in the Knox Center. Tickets will cost $10 dollars for students an...

Program offers aid, guidance

By Mayra Garcia, staff writer/ illustrator

October 22, 2014

The Disabled Students Programs and Services Office provides the extra support needed for students with physical and psychological disabilities. DSPS helps increase opportunities for students throughout the semester by providin...

Broken AC unit causes discomfort

By Lorenzo Morotti, editor-in-chief

October 22, 2014

Temperatures inside the recently remodeled Music Building are erratic and have caused students discomfort due to a broken air conditioning chiller module. Music major and Guitar Club member Jesus Pastrano said the temperature ...

Campus police officers assaulted

By Cody McFarland, associate editor

October 22, 2014

A traffic stop on campus resulted in the arrest of a student for battery on a police officer on Oct. 1. One week later, that charge found its way into Police Services’ paperwork again after a student refusing to leave the Stud...

Student input wanted by ASU

By Brian Boyle, Spotlight Editor

October 14, 2014

The Associated Students Union hosts a meeting every Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in AA-207 to decide and allow for public input on how the student activity fee is spent, among discussing other issues. During the meeting on Oct. 8,...

Annual fundraiser approaches

By Jason Sykes, Staff Writer

October 14, 2014

The culinary arts and music department are teaming up to host their fourth annual “Champagne and Chocolate” event. The event is a fundraiser aimed at raising funds for scholarships for students from the music and culinary...

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