The Advocate

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

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

May 17, 2017

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

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...

Wellness Week brings stability

By Michael Santone, News Editor

April 25, 2017

Wellness Week, scheduled for Monday through Thursday, is dedicated to combating the woes associated with student life, and the approach of finals. Instructional Counseling Assistant Vanessa Johnson said each day of Wellness We...

District approves LGBTQ+ degree, spurs talks

By Michael Santone, Associate Editor

February 14, 2017

Beginning next semester, Contra Costa College sister school Los Medanos College, located in Pittsburg, will be the first campus in the district to offer its students an associate of arts/transfer degree (AAT) in social justice...

Restrictions bury dream

Restrictions bury dream

September 28, 2016

Grant returns for clubs, organizations

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

September 30, 2015

The Associated Student Union will be reviewing Grant for Support applications starting Friday until Oct. 16 for the first time since the 2013 spring semester. Contra Costa College programs, departments and clubs will be able to apply for ...

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