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

The Advocate

Speech tournament tests verbal skills, showcases talent

By Denis Perez, Photo Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under Video

Students from all majors competed in a speech competition hosted by the speech department at Contra Costa College on May 2. The competition spread throughout classrooms in different buildings at CCC. After two rounds of speech competitions, students gathered at Fireside Hall for an awards ceremony...

Competition between ‘family’ celebrates Doss’ heroism

Competition between ‘family’ celebrates Doss’ heroism

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor
March 18, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Video

In recognition of the selfless act of heroism committed March 9 by Demarcus Doss, family and friends gathered to participate in the “Demarcus the Hero” basketball tournament on Saturday in the Gymnasium. Doss, a former Contra Costa College student, was shot three times on eastbound Interstate 80...

Club Rush offers involvement opportunities for students

By Tashi Wangchuk, Multimedia Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Video

Members of on-campus clubs gathered at the Campus Center Plaza for the annual Club Rush. The event featured over 15 clubs with their own booths. Among the clubs are Woman Advancing Via Engineering and STEM, Puente Club, the ASU had it own table and others.

Culinary arts’ Next Iron Chef event draws foodies, competitors

By Tashi Wangchuk, Multimedia Editor
February 8, 2017
Filed under Video

Put on by Contra Costa College's culinary arts department, the Next Iron Chef event brings students from culinary backgrounds to create a dish and compete for the iron chef title. Community members, students, friends joined in the Aqua Terra Grill in the Students and Administration Building to sample...

Community celebrates sun, indigenous pride

Community celebrates sun, indigenous pride

By Denis Perez, Cody Casares, and Christian Urrutia
December 9, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Spotlight, Video

SAN FRANCISCO- Alcatraz Island has been an ideal home for commemoration for 33 years every Thanksgiving Day morning for the Indigenous People's Sunrise Ceremony. This year's gathering brought close to 5,000 people to partake in the event and honor those in solidarity with Standing Rock.

Oakland’s Ghost Ship vigil, mourning

Oakland’s Ghost Ship vigil, mourning

By Denis Perez, Assistant Photo Editor
December 7, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, Video

Mourners of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire honored victims by speaking to the crowd. Speakers recounted memories with victims, shared ideas of the victims and encourage the attendants to keep living for a better future.

Partnership promotes higher degree

By Tashi Wangchuk, Multimedia Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, Video

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
Filed under Audio, Multimedia, News, Video

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
Filed under Multimedia, News, Video

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...

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