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Partnership promotes higher degree

By Tashi Wangchuk, Multimedia Editor

November 29, 2016

The Nursing Program has a concurrent enrollment program with the University of Phoenix that awards a bachelor of science to Contra Costa College's nursing students. "This is an unusual opportunity where the nursing students are able to take their BSN course work here at the CCC campus, for a similar...

Hands Across Lake Merritt gives perspective, solidarity

By Lorenzo Morotti and Cody Casares

November 18, 2016

Oakland — Thousands of Bay Area residents gathered around Lake Merritt in downtown Oakland, California on Nov. 13, 2016 to peacefully protest against President-elect Donald Trump's divisive and targeted rhetoric on the campaign trail.  

Experience sounds, sights of anti-Trump Oakland protest

By Lorenzo Morotti and Denis Perez

November 18, 2016

The Advocate compiled sounds, and photography of the Not My President protest in downtown Oakland, California on Nov. 9, 2016 into a video. Protests in cities nationwide erupted in the wake of Republican Party candidate Donald Trump winning the presidential election with Electoral College votes. President-elect...

East Bay communities fill streets to protest president-elect Donald Trump

East Bay communities fill streets to protest president-elect Donald Trump

By Cody Casares and Denis Perez

November 11, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump's victory on Tuesday erupted protests in major cities throughout the United States. People throughout the Bay Area assembled to speak out against his divisive rhetoric of women, people with disabilities, immigrants and LGBTQ communities. There have been protests in...

Anti-Trump protesters express grievances in downtown Oakland

Anti-Trump protesters express grievances in downtown Oakland

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

November 10, 2016

Thousands of people moved through the streets of Downtown Oakland yesterday to protest president-elect Donald Trump’s rhetoric that boosted his campaign to victory and divided the nation. Protester Pestinee Yarrow said she traveled from Davis, California to denounce the anti-LGBTQ, anti-immigration...

Chorus festival exhibits talents

By Roxana Amparo, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2016

Dressed in long black and red dresses, 22 young women from Albany High School performed three ensembles accompanied by piano during the Invitational Chorus Festival on Thursday, held in the Performing Hall inside the Music Building. “Today is about sharing music. I know that you have worked extremely hard. We r...

Comets hold onto winning streak

October 29, 2016

Contra Costa College Comets soccer team defeated Merritt College Thunderbirds 2-1 on Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. Comets continue to hold winning streak since beginning of season.

Board member’s unexpected death leaves ‘family’ devastated

Board member’s unexpected death leaves ‘family’ devastated

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

October 21, 2016

MARTINEZ — With tears welling in their eyes, the four remaining Governing Board members sped through action items, discussions and reports. Uncharacteristically, the monthly meeting here at the District Office on Oct. 12 only lasted one hour. The weight pressing on everyone in the room resonated from an...

Transfer Day provides options, opportunities to promote student success

By Karla Juarez, Advocate Staff

October 10, 2016

Transfer representatives from schools across California visited the campus to provide information and answer questions about UCs, CSUs and private colleges during Transfer Day held Oct. 4 in the Campus Center Plaza. Students interested in transferring had the chance to ask representatives questions...

Quakes shatter winless streak

Quakes shatter winless streak

By Cody Casares and George Morin

October 6, 2016

Photos By: Cody Casares and George Morin

Walking backward

Walking backward

By The Advocate, Editorial Board

October 6, 2016

"The Black Panther Party and Its Legacy: A Seminar,” missed the chance to compare and contrast the racially charged political climate that created the revolutionary party 50 years ago to present-day social movements. The event was held on Saturday in the General Education Building as part of the W.E.B. ...

Workshop emphasizes meditation, stress managing techniques

By Tashi Wangchuk, Multimedia editor

September 24, 2016

Students learned about the effect stress causes your body and how to avoid being stressed during the stress management workshop in GE-104 on Sept. 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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