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Grant ends, financial aid program fizzles out

By Mike Thomas, Scene Editor

October 13, 2015

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Single Stop USA is no longer available at Contra Costa College. The grant program ended at the conclusion of the spring 2015 semester due to a lack of funding from both the organization and CCC. Single Stop, a nonprofit organization that p...

Grant returns for clubs, organizations

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

September 30, 2015

Filed under Campus Beat, News

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 ...

Incentive based program gives commuters alternatives

By Benjamin Bassham, Staff Writer

September 30, 2015

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The Guaranteed Ride Home program provides commuter insurance for those who walk, bicycle, carpool or take public transport either to work, or now also to Contra Costa College. The idea of the program, a part of 511 services, is tha...

Furniture vendors vie for support

By Brian Boyle, Staff Writer

September 30, 2015

Filed under Campus Beat, News

College administrators hosted a demo for potential furniture to furnish the Campus Center and Classroom buildings being constructed on campus, on Monday in GA-40. A committee of administration, faculty, staff and two student ambass...

Soccer season teeters on the edge of cancellation

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

September 30, 2015

Filed under Sports

The women’s soccer team took the field for the first time this season fielding seven players and giving up six goals before ultimately forfeiting the game against Folsom Lake College (4-1-1 overall and 3-0 in the Bay Valley Con...

Carpooling program on brink of closure

By Mike Thomas, Staff Writer

September 23, 2015

Filed under News

Students at Contra Costa College are unaware of the carpool program on campus. It is on the cusp of ending because not a single student signed up for the program this fall semester. The program was experimental last spring sem...

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