The Advocate

Department offers advanced courses

By Karla Juarez, Advocate Staff

December 7, 2016

The English as a second language (ESL) department prepares its students for regular English courses by offering advanced grammar and writing classes. Students that learn a second language go through a process to reach English pro...

Celebrating Latino multiculturalism

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

October 29, 2015

First-generation Latino college students, the sons and daughters of immigrants from countries in Central and South America, have strong familial ties to their cultural heritage. But many of these first generation Contra Costa...

Multilinguals grasp opportunities, diversity

By Lorenzo Morotti, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2015

The many languages, and their dialects, spoken by students, faculty and staff at Contra Costa College mirrors both the diversity of its surrounding community, and negates the concept that being multilingual is an act of desperation. It i...

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