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

The Advocate

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

The Advocate

Mason Alexander Park Talks Their Role on ‘Sandman,’ Fashion and Being Trans on TV

Mason Alexander Park Talks Their Role on ‘Sandman,’ Fashion and Being Trans on TV

By Shiloh Striemer, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

As a fan of comic books and the Sandman series, when Mason Alexander Park heard about Neil Gaiman’s Netflix adaptation of Sandman, they messaged Gaiman via social media asking if the character of Desire...

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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...

Morbius promotional poster (image courtesy of IMDb)

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...

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...

Comets display grit, hang on to win tight game at home

Comets display grit, hang on to win tight game at home

By Joseph Porrello, Editor-in-Chief March 13, 2022

On March 10, the Comets baseball team beat Yuba College 6-5 in San Pablo for their third consecutive victory, defending their home field in each of the three wins. “We’re taking it one game at a...

Sophomore guard John Wade ll shoots a mid range jump shot over a Butte College defender in San Pablo on Tuesday, Dec. 7. (Photo/Joseph Porrello)

Resiliency shown by Comets in latest victory

By Joseph Porrello, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

The Comets men’s basketball team got the better of Butte College in San Pablo on Tuesday night after a long sixteen-day stretch without playing a game. After their victory against Gavilan College...

Comets freshman guard Miles Lewis battles for a loose ball amongst three Cabrillo College players on Nov. 16, 2021. (Photo/Joseph Porrello)

Basketball team shines in home opener, stays undefeated

By Joseph Porrello, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

The Comets’ men’s basketball team took down Cabrillo College in their first home game of the season Tuesday evening, improving their overall record to 4-0 in what was a hard fought, up-and-down battle...

Comets players celebrate a touchdown on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021 (Photo/Joseph Porrello)

Football team gets back on track with statement win

By Joseph Porrello, Staff Writer November 9, 2021

The Comets defeated winless Yuba College for their last regular season home game in a shellacking on Saturday in San Pablo, with the final score being 55-3. “This game was about getting our minds...

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