The Advocate

Public donations pay tuition

By Matthew Robinson, Advocate Staff

March 14, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

The high cost of tuition has made students in higher education turn to online crowdfunding to help pay for costs not covered by financial aid. Students can go to websites like Kickstarter, Indiegogo or GoFundMe to crowdfun...

Grant awarded to develop counseling services

By Anthony Kinney, News Editor

March 8, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

A grant of $750,000 was awarded to Contra Costa College to fund the College Promise program, in partnership with the Richmond Promise scholarship, to propel Richmond High School graduates into college. The Richmond Promise is offered to Richmond ...

Management session helps alleviate pressures

By Jessica Suico, Advocate Staff

November 9, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat

Stress is the body’s way of responding to any kind of demand and can be caused by both good and bad experiences. For many students the holiday season is full of stress-triggering events, from dealing with family, travel pl...

ASU grant program stalled

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

November 3, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The Associated Student Union’s Grant for Support program could remain inactive for the remainder of the semester because the committee that approves the applicants to receive such a grant does not have enough members, Student Life ...

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