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

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

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Apple Vision Pros begin a new era of technology

Apple Vision Pros begin a new era of technology

By Shawn Williams, Advocate Staff February 15, 2024

As the world continues to evolve, so does the technology that goes with it. From the first Pokemon game being a 16 by 16 on the Gameboy to our phones in near-reality with Pokemon Go. From phones being...

San Pablo Ca 14 October 2023, Contra Costa College vs Reedley

Student athletes struggle with mental health, too

By Leandro Cervantes, Staff Writer December 3, 2023

Athletes rely on what they accomplish on the field to dedicate their value in life. Allowing things such as playing time, the opinions of their coaches and teammates, and success on the field determine...

Official The Nun II movie poster

The Nun II: The more sinister sequel

By Leandro Cervantes, Advocate Staff October 13, 2023

Still in theaters, The Nun ll is a scary, bone-chilling, nail-biting film that definitely exceeded my expectations. The film was released on Sept. 8 and is the sequel to The Nun that was released in...

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Get ready: ‘The Boogeyman’ is coming to town

By Uma Mazar, Staff Writer May 18, 2023

In 1973, master of horror Steven King introduced to the world the "The Boogeyman." The story is considered a classic in their horror world and has been adapted and portrayed on the big screen multiple...

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Is religion a shield for politicians?

By Uma Mazar, Staff Editor May 16, 2023

Many U.S. states have passed and continue introducing anti-LGBTIQ bills nationwide in the past months, from preventing drag queens from performing in front of children to banning medical treatment for...

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Puerto Rico should reject statehood. Here is why

By Betsaida Rosario and January 6, 2023

Since 1898, Puerto Rico has been under the thumb of a giant Goliath – the U.S. – that doesn’t respect our constitution or protect the rights of its people. The obligation of a superpower to its territories...

UC Berkeley student Jack Gil (left) holds up an LGBTQ+ flag in front of UC Berkeleys Wheeler Hall.

The U.S. needs more LGBTQ+ education

By Uma Mazar, Staff Editor December 7, 2022

The U.S. is considered by many standards an LGBTQ+-friendly country, but it is also ranked third worldwide for the murder of trans people, according to the Trans Murder Monitoring Project. Just a few weeks...

Capping Insulin Costs: Band-Aiding a Much Bigger Issue

Capping Insulin Costs: Band-Aiding a Much Bigger Issue

By Alyssa Earnest, Staff Editor November 28, 2022

The U.S. Senate has passed the Inflation Reduction Act, which allows Medicare to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies about insulin prices. Starting in 2023, insulin will be capped at $35 per month....

#CupOfJoBruno, Peer Support Columnist

Column: A Message of Hope After a Crisis

By Jo Bruno, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

My Cup of Jo brand, established 2008, is a bitter-sweet blend of trauma-informed writing and self-care. It’s wrapped up in back-to-back crises and riddled in abuse.  It’s a shadowy, chaotic whirlwind...

Women for Justice in Latin America, a  collective formed by UC Berkeley students and community leaders, protest against femicide at UC Berkeley in Upper Sproul Plaza in solidarity with #UnDiaSinNosotras on March 9.

The ‘Shadow Pandemic’: Violence against women and girls during COVID-19

By Cindy Pantoja, Editor-in-Chief November 25, 2020

While the world works overdrive to fight against the current pandemic, the fight against women's violence is losing momentum as the number of battered women increases. UN Women – the United Nations...

Opinion: Advocate staff member sickened by Trump’s racist and sexist actions

Opinion: Advocate staff member sickened by Trump’s racist and sexist actions

By Emma Hall, Advocate Staff November 3, 2020

Donald Trump is the current president of the United States running for reelection. Representing the Republican party, Trump wants to terminate the Affordable Care Act, seeks to overturn Roe v. Wade, and...

PlayStation 5 versus Xbox: Which next gen console is better?

PlayStation 5 versus Xbox: Which next gen console is better?

By Christian Medina, Advocate Staff October 11, 2020

It has been almost seven years since the release of the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One. With the next generation of gaming consoles right around the corner, it will be interesting to see what Microsoft...

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