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Economic policies fuel need for DACA

By Cindy Pantoja, Staff writer
October 24, 2018
Psychology major Lizbeth Gonzalez (front middle) calls Contra Costa College a “safe place” where she can enjoy the company of her
friends La Raza studies major Luis Ledesma (left), political science major Michelle Armienta (middle back) and psychology major Alejandra
Navarro (right).

Struggles produce success, inspiration

By Roxana Amparo, Associate Editor
September 28, 2017
Communications major Andrew Magnoli listens to a seminar on
American militarism in Latin America delivered by Mexican journalist
Eduardo Garcia in the Fireside Hall on Sept. 18.

Military school on watch after connection to violence

By Ryan Geller, Advocate Staff
September 28, 2017
Counseling assistant Leticia Mendoza hasa built a successful career at the college she attended. Mendoza holds a reputation on campus as an empathetic figure to the English as second language (ESL) community at Contra Costa College.

Alumna succeeds, guides academically

By Robert Clinton, Opinion Editor
April 25, 2017
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Economics major Oscar Martinez’s undocumented status inspires him to surpass the limitations of being a first generation student to educate himself and his community.

Puente leader sheds his ‘comfort zone’

By Roxana Amparo, Editor-in-Chief
March 29, 2017

43 missing students incites unrest in Mexico

By Florinda Hershey, Staff Writer
December 10, 2014
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