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Campuswide emergency alert system to be installed

By Michael Santone, Associate Editor

November 14, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat, News

A districtwide proposal to install a direct emergency line throughout campus buildings and classrooms was approved at the July 26 Governing Board meeting. The two-way screen and speaker system will be button operated providing audi...

Cheer squad holds tryouts to bring enthusiasm

By Rob Clinton, Sports Editor

August 29, 2017

Filed under Sports

After about a decade without a cheer team, tryouts are underway in the athletic department to bring spirit to Comet sporting events and give students another competitive outlet at the college. Contra Costa College lags behind sister coll...

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

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

May 17, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat, News

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...

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...

Sanctuary resolution ‘arms’ district employees

By Roxana Amparo, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

Since the November Presidential election, Contra Costa College employees have voiced their concern and confusion about their personal rights and their responsibilities to students if, and when, federal agents on campus confront them...

District to quell ICE fears, plan aims to inform

By Roxana Amparo, Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The sanctuary district resolution passed by the Contra Costa Community College District in January protects undocumented students and employees of Contra Costa, Los Medanos and Diablo Valley colleges, but fears for marginalized com...

Football team falters in conference

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

December 8, 2016

Filed under Sports

After earning three consecutive invitations to the Living Breath Heritage Foundation Bowl, the football team made the leap to a new division and finished just one win shy of tying for second place in the National Bay 6 Conferen...

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