The Advocate

Armed robbers steal iPhone and backpacks near campus

By Michael Santone, Editor-In-Chief

November 14, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

Two students were robbed at gunpoint by two unknown male assailants on Nov. 6 at 8:30 p.m. near the corner of Shane and Loyola drives across from Lot 10, a block off campus. “It appears, at this time, to be isolated. I don’t...

Police Services Center upgrades equipment, centralizes services

By Luis Lopez, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

Students may have noticed some construction next to the Gymnasium in Lot 4 as a state-of-the-art police station and emergency operations center goes up. Police Services will get a much-needed upgrade to its facilities at Contra...

Drills send campus into active safety prep

By Gabriel Quiroz, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

There have been active shooters on school campuses across the nation and with no sign of gun regulation in sight it seems that colleges, schools and communities must work together on this issue or at least be prepared to face...

Applied Arts Building undergoes emergency readiness operations

By Jose Arebola, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

Confusion set in on Oct. 3 as students were flooded with fire drills, speaker announcements and even presidential alerts, all aimed at easing stress and offering direction in case of an emergency. Contra Costa College is enhancing...

Forums raise awareness on crime prevention

By Luis Lopez, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

On the heels of a disturbing study which claims more shooting deaths have occurred at U.S. schools in the last 18 years than were recorded in the entire 20th century, Police Services decided to take a proactive approach toward...

Police Services app helps maximize safety

By Jessica Suico, News Editor

September 11, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

An app to help students and faculty feel safer and for police officers to respond quicker on campus has been established. CampusShield offers a quicker option to contact Police Services or a local police departmen...

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...

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...

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