The Advocate

Goalie spearheads push to BVC championship

By Efrain Valdez, Social Media Editor

May 17, 2017

Filed under Sports

After a season as captain and leading one the most competitive men’s soccer teams in Contra Costa College history, goalkeeper Eduardo Escamilla has been named The Advocate Male Athlete of the Year for 2016-17. Escamilla had en...

High academic achievements earn award

By Jessica Suico, Advocate Staff

May 17, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

Middle College High School (MCHS) has won the 2017 California Gold Ribbon Schools Award for increasing students’ exposure to college-level courses. Earlier this month MCHS Principal Finy Prak was recognized and received the Gold...

Legislation to demand healthcare transparency

By Robert Clinton, Opinion Editor

May 17, 2017

Filed under News

In an attempt to protect the retirement assets of nearly 300,000 civil servants, Republican State Assemblyman Travis Allen from Huntington Beach introduced legislation to clarify the financial uncertainty that many in the state face. ...

Nonresident fee bill stalled

By Roxana Amparo, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Under Senator Ricardo Lara’s proposed legislation, SB 68, two years of community college equates to current three-year requirements or that of a high school diploma or GED. The bill, which exempts undocumented students from paying the...

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