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Union celebrates 40th anniversary, legacy

Union celebrates 40th anniversary, legacy

By Christian Urrutia, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2016


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The United Faculty reminded students that faculty working conditions equate to student learning conditions by treating them to free barbecue on Wednesday, in front of the Applied Arts Building near the chess tables. This was done to honor its 40th anniversary operating as the independent, (contract) n...

Poetry reflects death, sadness

Poetry reflects death, sadness

By Asma Alkrizy, Opinion Editor

April 24, 2016


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Library department Chairperson Andrew Kuo riled up the audience with his third poetry reading and open mic event at the Library and Learning Resource Center on April 12, offering staff and students a chance to present their literary works. Although the second poetry reading and open mic event was las...

Club Rush fosters strong communal ties, involvement

Club Rush fosters strong communal ties, involvement

By Salvador Godoy, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016


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A strong demand and more choices attracted a large crowd of students for a “Hawaiian” themed Club Rush event held on March 15 and 16 at the Tennis Courts. The ASU and the Inter-Club Council sponsor and organize the bi-annual event. Club Rush provides a convenient setting for clubs to captivate s...

Exposing the divide

Exposing the divide

By Denis Perez, Assistant Photo Editor

April 8, 2016


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Photos By: Denis Perez

Immigrant struggles with transition, adapts to new goal

By Tashi Wangchuk, Staff Photographer

March 28, 2016


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Mojgan Norozi, an immigrant from Iran, was born in 1968 and has been married for 24 years to her husband and they have a teenage daughter as well. The Norozi family left Iran due to discrimination against their practiced religion Baha'i, which is not given much tolerance. She, along with her famil...

Health academy students stimulate interests

Health academy students stimulate interests

By Yesenia Melara, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016


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Students from three different West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) high schools visited the college for the Health Services Day on March 11 from 9:20 a.m. to 2 p.m. Health Academy students from De Anza High School, Pinole Valley High School and Richmond High School got the opportunity t...

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