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

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

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

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A divided student senate voted on Feb. 7 to endorse the implementation of increased prices for student parking, expected to start in fall.

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The Pirate Involvement Fest set sail with high turnout on Tuesday.

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In an effort to alleviate impacted parking at Orange Coast College, a new parking lot opened just before classes started near the corner of Fairview Road and Monitor Way and expands the existing Fitness Lot.

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Representatives from Orange Coast College and the Coast Community College District’s Board of Trustees came together Thursday to break ground on OCC’s new Language Arts and Social Behavioral Sciences building.

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Legendary civil rights activist Dolores Huerta spoke about the importance of community organizing to an audience of about 650 people in Orange Coast College’s Robert B. Moore Theatre Monday.

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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.