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With California temperatures higher than they have been in recent years, two lines of patiently waiting students converged at the door of the Pirates’ Cove Pantry on Sept. 6. Students waited in one line for their allotted five minutes to grab a red basket and shop the shelves and fridges for…

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The opening event for the 7th Annual Giles T. Brown Student Project and Research Symposium at Orange Coast College will be on Thursday in the College Center. according to Amy Hellman, OCC Chemistry Instructor and co-coordinator of the Symposium. OCC students will be able to start thinking ab…

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For the second time in three weeks, a vehicle has been stolen from the Adams parking lot during the Orange Coast College Swap Meet. 

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Orange Coast College is hosting its Pirate Involvement Fair on Tuesday at the OCC Main Quad from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. OCC’s College Life Committee and Inter-Club Council will be holding the event to promote student awareness of 49 OCC clubs, organizations and services. 

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The American Red Cross Blood Mobile will be at Orange Coast College on the main quad from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 20 to gather donations. Students and faculty who wish to donate blood can make an appointment, but walk-ins are also welcome. 

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A female resident was robbed in The Harbour parking lot at 8:08 p.m. Wednesday night, Orange Coast College Campus Public Safety reported. 

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An auto theft was reported by Orange Coast College Public Safety at the OCC Swap Meet on Sunday. The stolen vehicle is a gold colored 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe and was taken from the Adams parking lot. OCC Public Safety has surveyed the area and was unable to locate the vehicle. 

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The Coast Community College District announced at a board meeting Wednesday that Folsom Lake College President Whitney Yamamura has been selected as the next district chancellor, according to CCCD Director of Public Affairs and Marketing Erik Fallis. 

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Summer classes will begin on June 8 and June 22 and it is not too late to sign up at any of the three colleges in the Coast Community College District. An add permit will be provided by the teacher if you are waitlisted. 

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Orange Coast College biology major Trinh “Isabelle” Phan has been awarded the 2022 Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The scholarship only selects 100 community college students nationally to receive up to $55,000 each, making it extremely competitive. 

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The indoor mask mandate at Orange Coast College has been extended “until further notice,” according to an email from Coast Community College Chancellor John Weispfenning sent to all district employees and obtained by Coast Report. 

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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.