Like so many other things that have gone virtual during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Orange Coast College dance team held its auditions online this semester in hopes of finding new dancers to join the award-winning team.
In-person fellowship is a staple of the recovery community and many 12-step programs, so when COVID-19 shut-down orders were put in place, recovering alcoholics and addicts were left wondering what to do and where to go.
Share Our Selves, the Costa Mesa based community health center, proudly turns 50 this year and in the midst of the pandemic the need for its services is more apparent than ever.
While most of the world is practicing social distancing and self-quarantine during COVID-19, there has been an increased number of wild animal sightings as they wander out of national parks and are exploring more populated areas.
When we got the stay-at-home orders my gym, like everyone else’s, closed immediately. I felt angry at the closure but shortly after I realized how selfish my feelings were. Nonetheless, working out has always been a big part of my life.
Liquor has always been a vice Americans have refused to give up. Even during the COVID-19 quarantine, alcohol sales have been up 55 percent nationally, according to a report from the Nielson Co. in the week ending March 21.
I remember when my 20-year-old friend and I were in class talking about fashion trends. I mentioned how I wore gladiator sandals in 2006. She gave me the strangest look. I could see that she was trying to add the numbers in her head.
After over 40 years of teaching at Orange Coast College, art history instructor Irini Rickerson will celebrate her retirement with a last lecture saying goodbye to the college.
A free course designed for non-native English speaking parents to help give them the language skills necessary to advocate for their children is being offered at Orange Coast College for the first time this semester.
As Orange Coast College reels after a recent tragedy, a new state-funded grant will help the Student Health Center address issues of mental health that may arise for students in the coming months.
Three Orange Coast College students have been selected from a highly competitive national pool of candidates for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel abroad this summer and do humanitarian projects with the group Export Hope.
With more than two dozen national titles and an international gold medal, Orange Coast College’s cheer and dance coach Dan Sapp has hung up his OCC pom poms.
In an effort to inspire kids and get them excited about science and technology, Orange Coast College hosted the school’s 20th annual Science Night, this year renamed STEM Night, on Friday.
WalletHub recently released a list of the most vegan and vegetarian-friendly cities in the country and Orange County got a spot near the top with Anaheim ranking No. 12.
The Harry and Grace Steele Children’s Center at Orange Coast College welcomed the arrival of a tortoise hatchling on Sept. 17 and since then five more baby tortoises have joined the family — including their parents, Rocky and Georgia.
Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) celebrated its 50th anniversary on Sept. 4, making it the oldest equity program in California.
Orange Coast College is one of the first community colleges in the nation to offer a Virtual Reality Certificate Program, which starts this Fall semester as part of the Film and Television department.
A new Aquarium Science certificate program has launched at Orange Coast College this fall. Students can earn the credential by taking eight required courses totaling nine units.
For Rick Harlow, an associate professor in the Ornamental Horticulture department, seeing trash cans full of rotting lettuce, carrots, herbs and fruit led him to find a way for his department to give back.
Most colleges do not have an oasis in the middle of campus, but at Orange Coast College, students can find gurgling fountains, trees that give glorious shade, and flowers releasing sweet fragrance into the air. There is grass to sit in, benches to read a book on and tables to eat lunch at.
I didn’t know I could want to adopt 10 dogs all at once and without hesitation until the Pet Expo located at the OC Fairgrounds came along over the weekend.
Inspired by the reality television show “Shark Tank,” Orange Coast College’s own version of the show, called Pirates Plank, held its third annual event on April 4, giving students the opportunity to win cash prizes, mentorships and internships at the OCC Maker’s Space.