The Advocate

Institute serves underrepresented population

By Karla Juarez, Advocate Staff

October 6, 2016

The Hispanic Serving Institute STEM program provides support and opportunities for Hispanic and other underrepresented students who find education a difficult way to reach success. Through programs provided by HSI STEM, Hispa...

Mobile app release helps ease stress

By Marci Suela, Art Director

September 1, 2016

The balance between attending classes, going to work and having a social life can be hectic. But Ellucian GO, a phone app that works as an extension of InSite Portal, is making planning easier. Contra Costa College student Carlos Rodrigue...

Lack of accessibility leaves network users disconnected

By Tobias Cheng, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016

Desire2Learn makes applications for use on mobile devices. However, “(Contra Costa College faculty) has not pushed them as much as the computer versions,” Technology Systems Manager James Eyestone said. Judy Flum, distance ed...

Six schools to compete in quiz bowl

By Jason Sykes, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016

The Computer Technology Center is going to be packed with a group of 50 students from different high schools as they team up and compete against one another when Contra Costa College hosts its first  All Academy Day Co...

Black Friday shopping accentuates depravity

By Magali Mercado, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015

Thanksgiving is a well-known holiday to many people. Friends and family gather together and give thanks to all that is good for them. Though lately, it is Black Friday that has been getting more attention than Thanksgiving. ...

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