The Advocate

Club Rush promotes clubs, breeds community

Contra Costa College student Brandon James attempts to finish the obstacle 
challenge, based on the TV show “Wipe Out,” during Club Rush, held in Campus Center Plaza on Thursday.

By Nick Sorrell, Advocate Staff

February 19, 2020

Each year an event hosted by the Student Life Office serves as a great way to bring students together, let students know how much there is to be invested on campus and provide information on activities outside of school. Student Life of CCC hosted Club Rush on the 13th of January from 2:00-4:00 for...

Bernie rallies 10,000 to Craneway Pavilion

Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to thousands of supporters at a rally in Richmond’s
on Monday, Feb. 17.

By Jose Arebalo, News Editor

February 19, 2020

RICHMOND — Bay Area voters crammed into the Craneway Pavilion here to rally for democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders Monday. Individuals young and old had excitement in their eyes as they waited for Sanders to take the stage. The Get Out the Vote rally was intended to encourage potential...

Ann Coulter speaks at UC Berkeley despite heavy protest lines blocking attendees

Protesters hold signs and chant as they stand in front of the entrance to Wheeler Hall's event featuring a speech by right-wing author, Ann Coulter, yesterday.

By Denis Perez, Creative Director

November 21, 2019

Hundreds of protesters mobilized to block the entrances of Wheeler Hall at UC Berkeley in hopes of turning away attendees of Ann Coulter’s speaking event yesterday. The scheduled 9 p.m. speech was delayed as attendees struggled to get through the human barricade protesters erected around Wh...

Culture and resistance celebrated

An adult contest dancer competes during the Berkeley Indigenous Peoples Day Pow Wow on Oct. 12 at Martin Luther King Civic Center Park in Berkeley, California.

By Xavier Johnson, Web Editor

October 23, 2019

Oakland roots bring soccer to the town

Oakland Roots goalkeeper Jairo Zermeno watches a ball go in the net during the 4-2 win for the FC Juarez Bravos in Oakland, California on Sept. 8.

By Denis Perez, Creative Director

October 23, 2019

OAKLAND ­— The Roots Sport Club is a professional soccer team playing in the newly formed National Premier Soccer League (NPSL). The upstart squad opened its season on Aug. 31 against the Cal Untied Strikers FC and just wrapped up its season’s homestand tying 1-1 against the Los Angeles Force...

Incremental progress

Comet defensive back Dayvonne Greenwood  celebrates after forcing a fumble and recovering the ball from Merced College on Saturday.

By Denis Perez, Creative Director

October 10, 2019

Chickens burn, die after I-80 accident

A Caltrans worker sweeps a material poured over oil as a pile of dead chickens sits on his right after a big rig transporting about 1,000 chickens swerved on Interstate 80 hit the center divide and crashed in San Pablo early Sept. 5. The vehicle burst into flames and killed about 800 of the birds on board. The clean up took 8 hours to complete.

By Denis Perez, Creative Director

September 18, 2019

Cake galore

The Contra Costa Cake Club hosted its 2019 cake show at Fireside Hall. The show was a competition for cake decorators of all ages.

By Jose Arebalo and Jose Rivera

September 18, 2019

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