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Despite the closure of the Orange Coast College campus for fall classes and its transition to primarily online learning, the new on-campus housing development scheduled to open in the fall is apparently holding students to their leases even though many say they can no longer afford it.

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Journalism at Orange Coast College will have a state-of-the-art newsroom when the college opens a new Literature and Languages/Social and Behavioral Sciences building next year.

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The CARES Act has left some of the most vulnerable students at Orange Coast College to fend for themselves. Undocumented and international students have received limited to no aid since the pandemic started due to restrictions on how the funds may be allocated.

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California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley told a group of student journalists today that the state is looking at what recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic looks like and said there is hope that officials can help students through the long-term situation with their academic go…

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Orange Coast College will begin distributing about $4.5 million in funds received from the federal government to students in the coming days, with amounts going to each student based on financial aid status and the number of units students are enrolled in.

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Orange Coast College’s Makerspace has found a way to help the campus community by designing face masks and touchless key fobs during the COVID-19 crisis.

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In an effort to fill in a gap left by the closure of Orange Coast College’s food pantry and cafeteria services, Food Service Management Instructor Alexandra Yates is working in a donated kitchen off campus to bring meals to needy students.

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Orange Coast College’s Financial Aid office plans to reach out to students soon via email in an effort to provide information on accessing millions of dollars in aid distributed through new federal grants.

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The Orange Coast College Library has made necessary changes during this pandemic by transitioning many resources into online formats.

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In an effort to protect students during the COVID-19 pandemic, student advocates across California released a joint statement on common needs and policy recommendations to the University of California, California State University and California community colleges Wednesday.

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When the polls closed for the Student Senate elections last week the results came as no surprise because there were nine seats open and exactly nine candidates running.

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Orange Coast College has received $9.1 million in emergency federal grants, with at least $4.5 million of the funds to be used as the minimum allocation for emergency financial aid grants to students, the Department of Education announced today.

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As the COVID-19 pandemic worked its way across the country and business everywhere began to shut down, sex workers, like everyone else, were left struggling to find new ways to earn an income.

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Orange Coast College English instructor Raymond Obstfeld has launched a website dedicated to examining and offering personal reflections on some of his favorite poetry.

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For many Southern California residents every passing day makes them at a greater risk of becoming homeless due to widespread job losses caused by COVID-19. 

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While Orange Coast College recently announced that virtual instruction will continue into the summer, California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley said campuses should be prepared to continue online instruction into spring 2021.

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In an effort to help students navigate the COVID-19 crisis and continue to meet their needs, Orange Coast College is developing an all-in-one resource request form that includes grant requests for emergency needs.

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For the first time since mid-March, the number of newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Orange County has dropped to below 10, county officials told the media during a press conference Monday afternoon.

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Orange Coast College’s traditional commencement ceremony will take on a new look this year as organizers look for alternatives to the customary cap-and-gown event.

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Although Orange Coast College campus is closed, the Associated Students of Orange Coast College will still hold its elections via online.

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Orange Coast College’s summer classes will be held online this year, Coast Community College District Chancellor John Weispfenning announced this week.

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Orange Coast College’s construction projects remain on schedule despite some of the workers having to stay home because of the COVID-19 quarantine.

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Orange Coast College’s dance program has found creative ways to engage students during the COVID-19 quarantine while still implementing the objectives they set in the beginning of the year.

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In an effort to respond to instructional changes brought about by COVID-19, Orange Coast College is allowing students to drop classes and receive both an excused withdrawal and a full tuition refund for the class.

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A project that initially began as creating a Mandalorian helmet led Orange Coast College history professor Brent Rudmann to craft an entire suit of armor patterned after “The Mandalorian” television series.

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On the heels of a federal attempt to take over Fairview Developmental Center for COVID-19 patients earlier this year, the California Health and Human Services Agency and the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services announced Thursday that Fairview Developmental Center will serve as an alterna…

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Gun stores remain open in California despite the closure of most businesses amid COVID-19 and reports indicate that first time buyers are cleaning out the shelves.

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The novel coronavirus has upended the lives of people across Orange County, with some equating the pandemic to the likes of wartime rationing during World War II.

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Some Orange Coast College students have reported unauthorized charges to their bank accounts for Bartleby services after using a credit or debit card at the Associated Students Bookstore.

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A new class at Orange Coast College allows students to dive into the world of science fiction films and discover new meanings behind them.

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Orange Coast College may be looking into funding an esports program after its Overwatch team has had several high-profile performances in competitions.

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Coast Community College District officials announced Sunday night that its three campuses will suspend classes for the next two weeks and urged students to stay home because of COVID-19.

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As the world held its collective breath on Thursday amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Food Services department at Orange Coast College was left feeling unprepared for students’ needs in the coming weeks and months.

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Instructors at Orange Coast College are being instructed to switch site-based, in-person classes to online teaching next week if possible, and to be prepared to switch to online classes after spring break.

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A new owner and a new menu at the Snack Shack has brought some changes to on-campus dining.

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Costa Mesa found itself in the middle of coronavirus chaos last week when the federal government attempted to house patients with the disease at Fairview Development Center, just two miles down Harbor Boulevard from Orange Coast College.

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A stucco wall adjacent to the Student Success Center became a symbol of hate late last month when a swastika was scrawled across it.

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Orange Coast College President Angelica Suarez was named one of Orange County’s Hispanic Women of the Year on Saturday.

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After winning a decisive victory in the Nevada Caucuses on Saturday, Sen. Bernie Sanders heads into Super Tuesday in an enviable position. 

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Sen. Bernie Sanders came out to rally about 1,000 southern Californians to go to the polls in an event held Friday on the eve of the Nevada caucuses.

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Elections for nine open seats on next year’s Student Government of Orange Coast College board will run online April 13 through 17.

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A state bill that allows all students to take transferable courses at a community college without going through placement exams was implemented last semester.

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Paying for college can be expensive, especially when transferring to a four-year university after paying around $46 a unit at a community college and transitioning to paying close to $3,000 a semester for six or more units.

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As the sun hung low in the late afternoon, about 4,000 people were packed near home plate at Angel Stadium for the memorial service honoring the late John, Keri and Alyssa Altobelli.

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An Orange Coast College food service management instructor has big plans for food waste management and sustainability classes on campus.