The Advocate

The Advocate’s weekly news update for 9-27

By Tashi Wangchuk, Jessica Suico, and Mayra Garcia

September 29, 2017

The Advocate’s Art Director Mayra Garcia and Advocate Staff Jessica Suico discuss the featured content for the week of issue of The Advocate. Details include colorism, AA Building renovations, natural disaster readiness and more.

Speech tournament tests verbal skills, showcases talent

By Denis Perez, Photo Editor

May 4, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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