The Advocate

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...

Career technical education sees boost

By Anthony Kinney, News Editor

March 14, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

The California Community College Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) is incentivizing workforce boards to provide better support and more workforce opportunities for students in Career Technical Education programs through the “Stro...

We’re going in blind

We’re going in blind

February 14, 2017

Candidates vie for trustee position

By Mike Thomas, Scene Editor

May 18, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The annual Student Advisory Committee election will be held at Contra Costa College this year. Every year a student gets an opportunity to be a part of the Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board by being elect...

Scholarship supports underrepresented at four-year schools

By Yesenia Melara, Staff Writer

May 9, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Eleven Contra Costa College students each received a $10,000 Kennedy-King Scholarship for their hard work and dedication. The money can be used when they transfer to the four-year college or university of their choice. These studen...

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