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Campuswide emergency alert system to be installed

By Michael Santone, Associate Editor

November 14, 2017

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

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...

Faulty signage misleads cyclists

By Jaleel Perry, Advocate Staff

October 21, 2016

Misleading signs on campus are soon to change to better regulate wheel travel through campus. The current signs are labeled, “Use of skateboards, inline skates and bicycles are prohibited.” Building and Grounds Manager...

Emergency phones ignored

By Roxana Amparo, Associate Editor

May 18, 2016

In the age of cell phones, students question whether landlines are easier to access than the device in their pocket in case of an emergency. The 22 red emergency phones are located inside campus buildings for students to use...

Misleading signs intimidate cyclists, skaters

By Benjamin Bassham, News Editor

May 18, 2016

Inaccurate signs have been placed on campus saying use of bicycles, skateboards and inline skates is prohibited, and will be cited, but Police Services has “no intention of ticketing” responsible users. Buildings and Grounds ...

Six applicants earn support from grant

By Xavier Johnson, Assistant Sports Editor

May 9, 2016

The Associated Students Union approved six out of the 10 applicants for the Grant for Support program for the spring 2016 semester. ASU Finance Committee member Safi Ward-Davis said the six applicants to be approved this semes...

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