COVID-19 has affected many people in some of the hardest ways, one being unemployment. Churches, businesses, organizations and schools have set up certain programs to help the community. Orange Coast College has expanded OCC Cares for students.
With the Fall 2020 semester entirely online, Orange Coast College has made some changes on campus while students are at home. With the completion of the College Center building as well as the opening of the Harbour, OCC has also implemented a new non-smoking policy.
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.
After 30 years in the Orange Coast College Theatre department, professor Rick Golson is taking a final bow.
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.
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.
The Orange Coast College Library has made necessary changes during this pandemic by transitioning many resources into online formats.
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.
Orange Coast College English instructor Raymond Obstfeld has launched a website dedicated to examining and offering personal reflections on some of his favorite poetry.
Although Orange Coast College campus is closed, the Associated Students of Orange Coast College will still hold its elections via online.
Orange Coast College’s construction projects remain on schedule despite some of the workers having to stay home because of the COVID-19 quarantine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new class at Orange Coast College allows students to dive into the world of science fiction films and discover new meanings behind them.
Orange Coast College’s dental assisting program is offering free sealants to patients throughout April.
A new owner and a new menu at the Snack Shack has brought some changes to on-campus dining.
A stucco wall adjacent to the Student Success Center became a symbol of hate late last month when a swastika was scrawled across it.
A state bill that allows all students to take transferable courses at a community college without going through placement exams was implemented last semester.
An Orange Coast College food service management instructor has big plans for food waste management and sustainability classes on campus.
A divided student senate voted on Feb. 7 to endorse the implementation of increased prices for student parking, expected to start in fall.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As the weather turns cold and homes are lined with lights, people start thinking about the holidays and the joy the season can bring.
Officials in the Library hope to make research easier for students after a makeover of its online search engine is completed over winter break.
Annual free flu clinics are returning to Orange Coast College for students, staff, faculty and the general public.
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.
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.”
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.