The Advocate

Student network to share immigrant struggle

By Ryan Geller, Advocate Staff

November 14, 2017

A group of undocumented Contra Costa College students and their allies are building a local community support network for Deferred Action for Early Childhood Arrival (DACA) recipients and others facing immigration issues. Th...

Group brings culture, connections

By Karla Juarez, Advocate Staff

April 18, 2017

  The La Raza Student Union (LRSU) focuses on bringing culture to the Contra Costa College community by providing volunteer opportunities and a support system to its members. Throughout the semester, the LRSU’s members...

Clubs encompass plaza, promote friendly rivalry

By Roxana Amparo, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2016

A walk through the Campus Center Plaza on Oct. 26 and Oct. 27 presented a variety of Fall Festival-themed club booths and crowds of curious students during the annual Club Rush event. Music, games, candy, corn on the cob, prizes...

Panel, film stimulate cultural festivities

By Cody Casares, Photo Editor

May 18, 2016

The La Raza Student Union hosted a Cinco de Mayo Celebration in HS-101 on May 7 with a screening of a documentary film and panel of students enrolled in ethnic studies classes. The student panelists, ranging from high school to the gradua...

ASU approves final group of Grant for Support applicants

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

December 9, 2015

Board reviews clubs, departments requests, award nine out of 19

Día de los muertos praises cultural heritage

November 11, 2015

The scent of copal, a tree resin, filled the air as La Raza Student Union huddled under the gazebo last Monday evening outside the Applied Arts Building to shelter from the rain for Día de los Muertos to remember loved ones through...

La Raza seeks to empower diversified ‘communidad’

By Cody Casares, Photo Editor

October 29, 2015

La Raza Student Union has a long history at Contra Costa College dating back decades. Nationwide student protests during the 1960s and 1970s paved the way to forge La Raza studies and the La Raza Student Union, LRSU adviser Edgar...

La Raza group harnesses local community interest

By Christian Urrutia, Photo Editor

May 17, 2015

One of the multiple clubs on campus utilizing cultural advocacy, La Raza Student Union serves as the active arm of the La Raza studies department and centralizes a lot of its efforts based off the content that is covered in the...

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