The Advocate

City of San Pablo achieves national honor

By Lorenzo Morotti, Editor-In-Chief

September 17, 2014

SAN PABLO — The National Civic League awarded the City of San Pablo the 2014 All-American City Award because of advancements in economic development, the addressing of health issues, and a substantial drop in murder rates over...

Twenty infected trees replaced in parking lot

By Cody Casares, Assistant Photo Editor

September 17, 2014

Trees infested by a tree killing insect have been cut down and removed from campus in Lot 2 next to the Gymnasium. The Buildings and Grounds Department contracted an outside group to remove 20 trees which had been infested...

Students discard fear of public speaking

By Roxana Amparo, Staff Writer

September 17, 2014

The speech department is highly recognized for its successful speech and debate team and helpful professors who transform students into capable public speakers. Taking second place in the Northern California Final at San Joaquin...

College website gets redesign

By Christian Urrutia, Assistant Photo Editor

September 17, 2014

Just as most websites have become more user friendly, Contra Costa College’s website has received an update. In July, CCC’s website acquired a whole new look and style to accommodate requests from the community for an updated...

ASU discontinues bookstore rental discount program

By Brian Boyle, Spotlight Editor

September 17, 2014

A program that made renting certain required textbooks for popular class sections cheaper for students, sponsored by the Associated Students Union, will not be continuing this year. “Many students, myself included, aren’t...

Football webcast may soon become reality

By Brian Boyle, Spotlight Editor

September 17, 2014

The athletic department at Contra Costa College is in talks with a Bay Area organization to begin filming and streaming the football team’s home games online. At their weekly meeting, which is to be held today at 2:30 p.m....

ASU to decide on streaming Comet football games

By Brian Boyle, Spotlight Editor

September 10, 2014

At the Associated Students Union’s weekly meeting in AA-207 at 2:30p.m. on Wednesday, the topic of potentially streaming the college’s football games online was discussed. Athletic Director John Wade approached the ASU...

ASU to raise awareness through ‘branding’

By Brian Boyle, Spotlight Editor

September 9, 2014

Another semester has begun at Contra Costa College and the Associated Students Union has already held several meetings. The ASU has hosted its meetings every Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in AA-207. The board is headed by Presiden...

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