The Advocate

Multilinguals grasp opportunities, diversity

By Lorenzo Morotti, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2015

Filed under Campus Beat, News

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...

Committee set on lowering carbon emissions using cycling incentives, lockups

By Nina Cestaro, Staff Writer

February 3, 2015

Filed under Campus Beat, News

“To reduce our carbon footprint, everyone needs to get off their lazy bums and not drive every day to school. It’s just the right thing to do, it’s setting a good example for the community, for the campus,” Bruce King, B...

Broken AC unit causes discomfort

By Lorenzo Morotti, editor-in-chief

October 22, 2014

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Temperatures inside the recently remodeled Music Building are erratic and have caused students discomfort due to a broken air conditioning chiller module. Music major and Guitar Club member Jesus Pastrano said the temperature ...

Campus police officers assaulted

By Cody McFarland, associate editor

October 22, 2014

Filed under Campus Beat, News

A traffic stop on campus resulted in the arrest of a student for battery on a police officer on Oct. 1. One week later, that charge found its way into Police Services’ paperwork again after a student refusing to leave the Stud...

Twenty infected trees replaced in parking lot

By Cody Casares, Assistant Photo Editor

September 17, 2014

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Trees infested by a tree killing insect have been cut down and removed from campus in Lot 2 next to the Gymnasium. The Buildings and Grounds Department contracted an outside group to remove 20 trees which had been infested...

Students discard fear of public speaking

By Roxana Amparo, Staff Writer

September 17, 2014

Filed under Campus Beat

The speech department is highly recognized for its successful speech and debate team and helpful professors who transform students into capable public speakers. Taking second place in the Northern California Final at San Joaquin...

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