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The Student Voice Of Contra Costa College, San Pablo, Calif.

The Advocate

The Student Voice Of Contra Costa College, San Pablo, Calif.

The Advocate

Mason Alexander Park Talks Their Role on ‘Sandman,’ Fashion and Being Trans on TV

Mason Alexander Park Talks Their Role on ‘Sandman,’ Fashion and Being Trans on TV

By Shiloh Striemer, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

As a fan of comic books and the Sandman series, when Mason Alexander Park heard about Neil Gaiman’s Netflix adaptation of Sandman, they messaged Gaiman via social media asking if the character of Desire...

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Alex Garland’s innovative new film is a masterpiece

By Uma Mazar, Staff Editor December 7, 2022

Reviewing a film like "Men" can be challenging, as it often provokes visceral reactions. Most people will not find filmmaker Alex Garland's new film to be a disappointment. Not in vain is it a self-conscious...

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CCC hosts planetarium show in celebration of Native American Heritage Month

By Brenda Maldonado, Staff Writer November 28, 2022

November is National Native American Heritage Month and Contra Costa College’s astronomy professor Jon Celesia hosted a planetarium show in celebration of the month. After many years of not directing...

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Award-winning author Reyna Grande visits CCC

By Brenda Maldonado, Staff writer November 3, 2022

It’s undocumented student week at Contra Costa College and for its Equity Speaker series, the college had award-winning author Reyna Grande speak on campus on Monday, Oct. 17. She talked about the importance...

Nope movie poster

‘Nope’ is not the movie you would expect

By Alyssa Earnest, Staff Editor October 26, 2022

Since being released in July, Jordan Peele’s "Nope" has made a whopping 170.8 million at the box office worldwide according to Box Office Mojo. Receiving mixed reviews from critics and audiences alike,...

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Movie Poster

Sonic 2 sweeps the nation being No. 3 for the sixth weekend since its release

By Alyssa Earnest, Staff Writer May 20, 2022

Since the incident back in early 2019 when the animators had to redesign the quick, blue character due to backlash from fans, the Sonic movies have been very popular and a hit in the movie theaters. The...

San Pablo, CA- CCC President Dr. Tia Robinson-Cooper and her colleagues prepare to formally open the the campus Science Center on Thursday, May 5, 2022. (Photo/Joseph Porrello)

CCC celebrates its new science center with ribbon-cutting ceremony

By Joseph Porrello, Editor-in-Chief May 8, 2022

Administrative leaders, faculty, staff, and students from Contra Costa College, as well as the architects and designers of the campus’ science center, gathered Thursday evening to formally open the building...

Entrance to Fireside Plaza on CCC campus in San Pablo, CA. (Photo/Contra Costa College)

Revived Arts and Lit club to host ‘Festival of the Arts’ at Fireside Plaza

By Joseph Porrello, Editor-in-Chief April 11, 2022

The newly revived Contra Costa College Arts and Literature Club will be hosting a Festival of the Arts Tuesday at Fireside Plaza featuring a variety of activities and performances. Among the festivities...

“Bill & Ted Face the Music” made its way to select theaters and streaming sites Aug. 28, with a production budget of $25 million.

New “Bill & Ted” movie invokes feelings of nostalgia

By Eric Dionne, Advocate Staff September 25, 2020

“Bill & Ted Face the Music” made its way to select theaters and streaming sites Aug. 28. Although the two have been out of commission for the last three decades, the team proved “The Wyld Stallyns”...

Knox Center events for the spring 2020 semester have been cancelled due to Coronavirus concerns.

Drama department cancels spring semester productions

By Xavier Johnson, Web Editor April 25, 2020

Due to the closure of the Contra Costa College as a part of the statewide effort to limit the exponential spread of COVID-19, the drama department canceled its spring productions “We Won't Pay, We Won’t...

Animal Crossing offers a little something for everyone

“Animal Crossing” offers a little something for everyone

By Eric Martinez, Advocate Staff April 25, 2020

From catching bugs to donating to a museum, and everything in between, “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” has a little something for everyone. Commonly abbreviated as “ACNH,” in the latest titular...

TikTok spreads joy in dark times

TikTok spreads joy in dark times

By Evalyn Soungpanya, Advocate Staff April 2, 2020

The coronavirus has taken its toll on everyone. No open movie theaters, restaurants or in-person classes. Some are working from home or doing school from home. It feels like life will not get back to normal...

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