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For the first time since 2019, Orange Coast College will be hosting its 74th Commencement Graduation back in person at the Pacific Amphitheater in Costa Mesa on May 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 

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The votes from the recent senate elections of the Associated Student Government of Orange Coast College for the 2022-2023 school year have been counted and the results are in. 

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The Associated Students at Orange Coast College Advocacy Committee organized a panel of various leaders at OCC to address students' concerns through a series of Q&A’s. This included questions regarding parking permits, student services, campus safety and the soon-to-be updated COVID-19 m…

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The Service Academics Leadership Unity Tribute Excellence (SALUTE) is one of many honor societies at Orange Coast College. They will host a Veterans Resource Fair on April 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the main quad.

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A work in progress since 2015, social justice studies associate in arts for transfer degree will now be available at Orange Coast College for students looking for their first step into the field. 

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For some Orange Coast College students, images from the war in Ukraine aren’t just pictures of a faraway battle but the echoes of one’s own lived experiences.

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The Coast Community College District has shifted its policy to “strongly recommend” each of the COVID-19 mask, testing and vaccine policies — effective June 1.

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The Associated Students of Orange Coast College will hold elections from April 18 through April 22 for the 2022-2023 student senate. Online voting will be available until noon on April 22.

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Coast Report and the Garrison Honors Center gathered Orange Coast College experts Thursday for a virtual Green Coast Day event to discuss the ongoing drought crisis and what can be done to help alleviate the problem. 

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Orange Coast College’s Horticulture Center will be hosting its annual Spring Plant Sale on Friday. This sale starts at 10 a.m. and lasts until 3 p.m. in the back of the Horticulture Department next to the school parking lot off Adams Avenue.

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Coast Report and Orange Coast College’s Garrison Honors Center will be hosting a Green Coast Day virtual town hall over Zoom on Thursday at 1 p.m. Student reporters will be leading the conversation about California’s drought crisis to address recent studies and discuss ways that we can help.  

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Throughout the month of April, Orange Coast College, Golden West College and Coastline College are collaborating to bring safe spaces online and in person to celebrate Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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Coast Report and Orange Coast College’s Garrison Honors Center will host a Green Day Coast virtual town hall over Zoom on Thursday at 1 p.m. The meeting will focus on the California drought crisis and what recent studies have revealed.  

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Orange Coast College will participate in NASA’s Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) stem engagement. This is a five-week online course to be held from April 27 to June 1. The deadline to apply is Wednesday. 

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A new California bill sponsored by California State Sen. Dave Min would require high schools across the state to notify community colleges about college and career fairs being held for students and grant them the same access as four-year programs. This bill was written as a collaboration bet…

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Orange Coast College women student leaders gathered over Zoom for “HerStory: Celebrating Student Leadership” to share their leadership experiences on March 23. This was one of the four events that the college produced throughout Women’s History Month. 

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An unidentified male committed three acts of theft of flags from the student quad flagpole at Orange Coast College over the last two weeks, the most recent occurring at 1:20 a.m. on Wednesday. 

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To celebrate Women’s History Month, Orange Coast College’s Women’s Leadership Series Committee is hosting “HerStory: Celebrating Student Leadership” on Wednesday at 3 p.m. The event will focus on four OCC student women leaders that are making a difference for the OCC student body.

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Orange Coast College will pause its contract with a Russian student recruitment agency in light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The Coast Community College District (CCCD) Board of Trustees convened for its biweekly meeting where President Mary Hornbuckle proposed the motion on March 2. The…

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The Orange Coast College student-run news outlet Coast Report won three individual awards as well as an Online General Excellence award at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges Spring National College Media Conference on March 5 in Long Beach. 

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Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Feb. 28 that California’s school mask mandate will be lifted after March 11. This places the decision regarding masks for K-12 students into the hands of school districts across the state. 

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As Orange Coast College students, faculty and staff settle back into life on campus, concerns have been raised about how COVID safety guidelines, such as the Coast Community College Districts requirements of social distancing and wearing masks in classrooms, are actually being enforced.

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As Orange Coast College students, staff and faculty return to in-person classes and services, those who submitted proof of vaccination through Cleared4 and are unable to access the COVID-19 testing on campus, can receive free, drive-thru testing at the OC Fair just across Fairview Ave., prov…

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The Associated Students of Orange Coast College is accepting Student Senate applications. Applications for student government officer positions and the student senator position need to be submitted by Feb. 22 and Feb. 28 at noon respectively. 

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The Orange Coast College Campus Public Safety Department reported Friday that graffiti containing racial slurs was found written on two second-floor offices and the west stairway of the Biological Sciences Building on campus. The incident is reported to have occurred between 6 p.m on Thursda…

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Wednesday marks the anniversary since two Orange Coast College students residing at The Harbour, Amonie Palmer, 18, and Robert Stell, 33, died from opioid overdoses. As the OCC community looks back on these losses one year later, the Associated Students of Orange Coast College has adopted a …

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Orange Coast College students, faculty and staff will be returning to campus on Feb. 14 as planned, according to an announcement today by the Coast Community College District. This decision came after an earlier meeting with CCCD Chancellor John Weispfenning and the presidents of the three c…

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Orange Coast College is kicking off its spring 2022 semester today, almost two years since COVID-19 turned the world upside down, causing OCC to close its doors in March 2020. Though we’re closer to normal now than we were in 2020, students are facing another novel semester. With this simple…

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Former Religious Director of the Orange County Islamic Foundation and Director of the Mental Health Department at Access California Services Sheikh Yassir Fazaga is optimistic about the Supreme Court decision in the case involving him and two other Muslim plaintiffs accusing the FBI of illeg…

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The Orange Coast College Foundation received over $165,000 in donations on Giving Tuesday. An anonymous donor matched 50 cents to the dollar of up to $100,000, contributing a total of $50,000 to these funds.