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Longform workshop helps ESL students

By De’Jon Sylvain, Advocate Staff

March 6, 2019

Filed under Campus Beat

Following a move to offer writing courses in 2015-16 aimed to help students with basic computer skills, the Contra Costa College English as a second language department (ESL) has implemented new programs and services for students...

Faculty talk Alt-Right movement

By Benjamin Bassham, News Editor

March 8, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

A faculty-led Flex workshop, intended to be an open forum to discuss the Alternative Right and its ideologies with students and faculty was held from 3-5 p.m. in the Fireside Hall on Feb. 27. Philosophy professor Asad Kabir hosted the e...

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...

Hidden dangers of stress exposed

By Roxana Amparo and Sean Austin, Staff Writers

October 6, 2016

Filed under Spotlight

When the heart starts pounding faster, muscles start to tighten, blood pressure rises, breaths quicken and senses become sharper causing the body to activate its “fight or flight” mode to protect itself. Stress is defined as ...

Website links transfer resources

By Salvador Godoy, Advocate Staff

September 28, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Assist.org is an online resource meant to help students learn which community college courses are transferable to any UC or CSU campus in California. The Assist.org workshop held in LLRC-107 on Sept. 16 was an occasion for stu...

Workshop simplifies Microsoft Word for inexperienced

By Michael Santone, Advocate Staff

September 16, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

This semester the Library Learning and Research Center staff is offering a variety of free workshops to help students learn and refine their writing, organization, and research skills. Contra Costa College Librarian Megan Kinney...

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