The Advocate

Women’s observance supports community

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

March 8, 2017

Following the massive turnouts at women’s marches around the world on Jan. 21, eight feminist activists have organized an “international women’s strike” for today with the purpose of forging a better working and more gend...

Traditional ways hinder women’s interest in STEM

By Roxana Amparo, Editor-In-Chief

March 1, 2017

Women make up less than a quarter of workers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, in spite of being 48 percent of the U.S. workforce, according to the Census Bureau’s 2009 American Community Surve...

Honoring women’s triumphs, struggles

By Roxana Amparo, Editor-In-Chief

March 1, 2017

In this section, The Advocate focuses on women of Contra Costa College for national Women’s History Month, as well as a brief look into the past during the easier times. Around the world, women are celebrated for their economic, po...

Societal pressures denote feminism’s message

By Asma Alkrizy, Staff Writer

October 13, 2015

Feminism tends to discourage individuals from advocating for gender equality because it is associated with the connotation that it is reserved for women. Because of that connotation, not many people are capable of identifying them...

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