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Falcons pick Comet alumnus in NFL Draft

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

May 2, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat, News, Sports

Contra Costa College has long been a hotbed of talented students who rarely receive the attention or recognition their accomplishments demand they deserve. That all changed  Thursday night when CCC alumnus and Richmond resident Tak...

Smoking ban aims to end on-campus use, charge fines

By Benjamin Bassham, News Editor

May 2, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Motions are underway to universally ban all smoking of tobacco, marijuana, including vaporless devices, across all Contra Costa Community College District campuses, under penalty of fines escalating up to $100 per offense. Curre...

Clothesline artwork buoys victims

By Roxana Amparo, Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

T-shirts of all colors with words and phrases like, “Survivor warrior hero,” “You are not alone,” “I am here with you,” “You are beautiful and intelligent,” decorated the Campus Center Plaza to show support during S...

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...

Wellness Week brings stability

By Michael Santone, News Editor

April 25, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

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...

Young Drama Club hosts Shakespeare, milkshakes

By Benjamin Bassham, News Editor

April 25, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

The Understudies, Contra Costa College’s newly formed drama club, hosted an event they called “Milk Shakespeare,” to provide cheap milkshakes and free Shakespeare to the campus. Running from 11 a.m. to noon on Thursda...

‘Last resort’ picks pockets

By Editorial Board, The Advocate

April 25, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The Associated Student Union Board renewed its agreement to use student fees to pay for part of a full-time employee’s salary because the college administration couldn’t find funds elsewhere to pay it. At the weekly public...

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