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

The Advocate

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

The Advocate

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

The Advocate

Over 140 corona-exposed patients were taken to Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield and released after a 14-day quarantine on March 2. The first case of COVID-19 in the U.S. appeared in Solano County. Dozens of cases have been reported and hundreds of health care workers are asked to self-contain.

CCC staff, students no longer required to submit proof of vaccination

By Asia Butts, Staff Writer December 7, 2022

Students, faculty, and visitors at Contra Costa College will no longer have to provide proof that they are vaccinated to get on campus starting in January. The Contra Costa Community College District...

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New laws aim to get California community college students to graduation faster

By Uma Mazar, Staff Editor December 5, 2022

Two pieces of legislation signed recently by Gov. Gavin Newsom aim to increase graduation or transfer rates and cancel student debt for students at California community colleges. One bill recently signed...

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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...

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World’ and how Native Americans shaped rock music

‘Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World’ and how Native Americans shaped rock music

By Asia Butts, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, Contra Costa College held two showings of "Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World" inside the Fireside Hall on Nov. 8. The documentary, titled after a song...

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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...

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Dr. Ellen Coatney wins CCC’s ‘Teacher of the Year’ award

By Asia Butts, Staff Writer November 2, 2022

Ellen Coatney, a professor in Physiology and former chair of Biological Sciences at Contra Costa College, received the Contra Costa College school district’s Teacher of the Year award in September.  After...

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...

‘We Won’t Pay!’ – A Review

By Alyssa Earnest, Staff Writer May 1, 2022

"'We Won't Pay!,' an English version of an Italian play put on by the Contra Costa College theater department, is a funny and refreshing piece that everyone in the family can enjoy and is worth seeing...

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Morbius Movie Review

By Alyssa Earnest, Staff Writer April 24, 2022

Morbius, the newest movie in the Marvel comics universe, has only a 16% on review site Rotten Tomatoes, but good costuming and makeup, along with splendid sound production, make it an enjoyable film to...

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...

Kaun Green and his family pose for a photo after a Comets football game in San Pablo (Photo/Pointer&Buena)

Contra Costa student and star football player in recovery after shooting

By Joseph Porrello, Editor-in-Chief March 31, 2022

Before waking hours on March 27, Contra Costa College student K’aun Green was shot by a San Jose police officer and remains hospitalized after undergoing emergency surgery for his injuries. “It’s...

SAN PABLO, CA, March, 24- Comets third baseman Angel Carson tags out a Storm runner trying too steal third base in the second inning of Thursdays game. (Photo/Joseph Porrello)

Baseball team loses fifth straight game as pitching struggles continue

By Joseph Porrello, Editor-in-Chief March 26, 2022

After a brief three-game winning streak, the Comets have been finding wins difficult to come by, and that trend continued Thursday afternoon in San Pablo when they were defeated by Napa Valley College...

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