The Advocate

ASU awaits possible 40k budget

By Xavier Johnson, Web Editor

October 17, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

As students register for classes and prepare an educational plan, they may notice an additional $5 fee to the overall cost of enrollment. The waivable fee is paid by students in the Contra Costa Community College District when...

Administrative ambiguity inhibits student experience

By Editorial Board

May 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Since the beginning of the fall 2017 semester, students have been overwhelmed by concerns surrounding a lack of administrative transparency and with summer fast approaching, it seems many of those concerns continue to thrive. A...

ASU campaign season begins

By Efrain Valdez, Social Media Editor

April 24, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

As the Associated Student Union’s election commenced on Monday with the candidates focused on making the best of running unopposed by reaching the minimum threshold of 100 votes for appointment. Students can vote in the Student Lounge ...

Shift in Associated Student Union board opens opportunity for growth in interest

By Michael Santone, Associate Editor

October 30, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

Over the past year the Contra Costa College Associated Student Union (ASU) has undergone a shift within its legislative body and adviser, opening new opportunities for the growth and success of student life. After its May 2017 e...

DVC’s student fee ledger exceeds $1 million, ASDVC pays employees

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

May 17, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The student government at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill will break $1 million in its account balance next semester according to the District Account Availability Report as of May 10. According to the report, the As...

ASU uses student fees to pay full-time employee’s salary

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

April 25, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The Associated Student Union Board voted to use funds from the $5 Student Activity Fee (SAF) to pay 25 percent of Student Life Coordinator Joel Nickelson-Shanks’ full-time salary for the 2017-18 fiscal year. At its meeting o...

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