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Club member Ricky Cusguen adjusts a Community Organizing and Political Action Club (COPA) sign outside Fireside Hall during a COPA event on Monday.

COPA club seeks to enlighten

September 20, 2017

High school offers exposure to college, associate degree

By Alondra Gallardo, Advocate Staff

September 6, 2017

Middle College High School, housed on the Contra Costa College campus, allows students to finish high school while exploring the college experience and working toward an associate degree. “MCHS is an alternative school, different...

Vice President of Student Affairs Ken Sherwood sings during All College Day in the GE-234 on Aug. 10. Sherwood said he decided to sing for the Contra Costa College staff, administration and student body because that is a way to get to know him.

Leader embodies passion

August 23, 2017

CSU board eliminates math course requirement

By Michael Santone, Associate Editor

August 23, 2017

The California State University Board of Trustees voted to eliminate intermediate algebra prerequisites for non-Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) students. Changes to its general education requirements will go...

Upgrade still loading

By Editorial Board, The Advocate

April 18, 2017

The sudden launch of the redesigned website is a needed change to the outdated virtual front door of Contra Costa College, but students lost links to important information during the move. While the redesign was long overdue, ...

Awards honor academic excellence

By Roxana Amparo, News Editor

May 17, 2015

Members of the Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society (AGS) attended the AGS State Convention April 17-19 in Ontario, California and three members were awarded scholarships. The AGS State Convention is held during the spring semester a...

Program allows students working full time to earn units

By Roxana Amparo, Staff Writer

September 9, 2014

Working students with limited time for taking classes can earn transferable units through the Cooperative Education Program, a federal program that has been connecting community employers with students for more than 40 years. The u...

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