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The Pirate’s Plank, a business pitch competition for student entrepreneurs, is coming to Orange Coast College in early April for the fourth year in a row.

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As the weather turns cold and homes are lined with lights, people start thinking about the holidays and the joy the season can bring.

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Officials in the Library hope to make research easier for students after a makeover of its online search engine is completed over winter break.

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Annual free flu clinics are returning to Orange Coast College for students, staff, faculty and the general public.

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For many students attending Orange Coast College, cars parked in campus lots are just one of the many places to take a catnap between classes.

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The fight over abortion rights in the United States has reached a fever pitch lately, with numerous restrictions and bans being proposed at the state level. On Wednesday the battle will come to Orange Coast College when the College Republicans screen the controversial pro-life film “Unplanned.”

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The room was decorated with vibrantly colored papel picado, flowers, candles, photographs, and pastries. The students and faculty, including Orange Coast College’s president, Angelica Suarez, filled the room eagerly awaiting the arrival of the guest of honor.

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Art With Impact put on a program to facilitate conversation around mental health struggles in the Student Center recently.

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The Student Health Center is encouraging students, staff and faculty at Orange Coast College to discontinue the use of vaping products by offering free cessation resources.

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Orange Coast College hit the national news last semester after students involved in the conservative group Young Americans for Freedom were told by campus officials to remove a flag with images of rifles on it they had on display during a campus-wide event.

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Orange Coast College President Angelica Suarez hosted her second Conversation and Cookies event in the Student Center Lounge today, a gathering where she talked with faculty members over coffee.

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Despite Orange Coast College’s newly designated loop allowing skateboarders and bikers increased access to campus, there are complaints from everyone.

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As Aaron Jones was coming to the end of his life, he asked for one thing to be done for him — bring AIDS awareness to Orange Coast College.

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A new 170,760-square-foot, three-story building will be constructed in the space between the MBCC and Associated Students Bookstore warehouse, just north of the existing Social Science building.

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After seeing a need for affordable housing on or near campus, administrators at Orange Coast College hoped to meet that need by bringing student housing to OCC.

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Orange Coast College’s Campus Safety department released its annual security report last week, showing that there were a total of 16 on-campus incidents for 2018 — four more incidents than in the year before.

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The Student Government of Orange Coast College has another vacancy students can apply to fill.

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Representatives from Orange Coast College and the Coast Community College District came together Monday for a groundbreaking ceremony for Orange Coast College’s new Maritime Training Center.

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Students lined up in the Quad Wednesday morning waiting to sign in for Constitution Day on campus.

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Every semester is a new beginning — but for some students it may be the final step in a journey to Orange Coast College graduation.

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As many as 30 college safety assistants were put on an indefinite furlough over the summer following the Coast Community College District’s move toward compliance with state labor laws.

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Orange Coast College Campus Safety sent out an alert today regarding an incident that occurred Monday in the Math, Business, and Computer Center’s computer lab.

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Applications are being accepted for two vacant senate seats for the Student Government at Orange Coast College in addition to its president.

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Today is the first day Orange Coast College students can apply for a spot in the new student housing facility.

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First-year college students at Orange Coast College can now receive two years of free tuition with the Pirates’ Promise program.

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In an effort to maximize the number of students completing transfer requirements in less time, community colleges across California have eliminated placement tests and are allowing students to self-place for the first time.

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Orange Coast College’s Literature and Languages division has launched the college’s first-ever career program offering a certificate of achievement in social media strategy.

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Parking lots were jammed again as Orange Coast College students headed back to class on Monday.

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A serious scare of a measles outbreak in Los Angeles is underway and reports show there are 14 cases in the area, although none at Orange Coast College.

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Orange Coast College’s Fashion department has found a way to meet the demand for sustainable fashion by educating students on ethical fashion and sourcing.

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Allen West, a National Rifle Association board member, spoke about the need for a strong Second Amendment during a talk sponsored by the Young Americans for Freedom Wednesday.

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The Coast Report, Orange Coast College’s student newspaper, was awarded second place in the California Newspaper Publishers Association’s statewide general excellence contest over the weekend.

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Orange Coast College’s 71st Annual commencement will be held May 24 at 5:30 p.m. at the Pacific Amphitheater in the Orange County Fairgrounds across the street from campus.

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Canvas, a web service for educators being used at Orange Coast College, has been met with mixed feelings by OCC faculty and students.

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Orange Coast College’s Recycling Center is looking to be the first building in the world to hold three extensive environmental certifications.

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For the first time, Orange Coast College’s Planned Parenthood: Generation Action Club and the Feminist Club are co-hosting a drive for feminine hygiene products and they are accepting all donations of all types.

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Highly trained and experienced police officers with the Costa Mesa Police Department helped train Orange Coast College staff and students for active shooter situations recently on campus.

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Rep. Katie Porter (D - Irvine) came to Orange Coast College Monday to speak with students about issues affecting the country as well as how she has approached her first months as a representative from Orange County.

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Take a step inside the Astronomy House, located between the Mathematics department and the Science Lecture Hall, to see why this space is one small step worth the visit.

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If you didn’t think Orange Coast College had an aquarium, think again. Located in the Lewis Center for Applied Arts, the Dennis Kelly Aquarium holds thousands of gallons of fresh and salt water full of marine life for the public to enjoy.

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The Closet is full of opportunity and has the ability to help all students in need of business attire or clothes to get them through the winter.

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It’s hard to overstate how exciting and satisfying it is to work as an intern in Orange Coast College’s Makerspace. Even exhausted and at the end of a busy afternoon, the people working there are happy to be there.

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When Orange Coast College students think about food on campus the things that typically come to mind are burgers, burritos and pizza. What most students aren’t aware of is the self-serve pho station just to the right of the cafeteria in the Student Center.

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Orange Coast College’s recently renovated Recycling Center is located on the north end of campus along Adams Avenue. It serves around 400 to 450 customers a day.

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Orange Coast College’s mental health center, which offers free services to students at no cost, received two new grants this year, designed to boost mental health outreach on campus.

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A reservation for 5:30 p.m. was promptly filled as a finely set table was met with an equally eloquent meal.

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Standing tall on the campus of Orange Coast College, The Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion is the campus’s premier location for art exhibitions and installations.