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Orange Coast College is participating in the statewide “Undocumented Student Action Week” is in the process of running from Oct. 18-22 to show its solidarity with undocumented students at OCC and across California. 

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Coast Report is conducting an anonymous survey to gauge the community’s reaction to the  Coast Community College District’s mask and vaccine mandates. These mandates, passed in late August, require students to wear masks indoors and be fully vaccinated prior to the 2022 spring semester. 

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As the Orange County oil spill prompts clean up efforts all along the region’s coast, members of Orange Coast College’s Marine and Environmental Science Departments shared their expertise on the topic. 

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As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to an end, Orange Coast College continues its recognition of its Hispanic and Latino community. The OCC organization Counseling Latinos for Equity and Engagement (CLEEO) will host part two of its 11.0 Summit with University of Southern California Dean Pedro N…

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Orange Coast College students and faculty will be participating in the 13th annual Great Shakeout on Oct. 13 at 10:13 a.m. to practice earthquake preparedness on campus and prompt those remaining at home to always stay alert.

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Orange Coast College will serve as the command post for the Huntington Beach oil spill response Unified Command team, according to school officials. The Unified Command team is composed of personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard and other state and local organizations, as part of Governor Gavin …

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Upwards of 130,000 gallons of crude oil were spilled onto the Southern California coastline on Oct. 1. Approximately six miles of coastline have been affected by this ecological disaster. In response to this unfortunate event, many people are wondering what they can do to help. 

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Orange Coast College’s new Waterfront campus, situated on the Newport Bay Harbor is still open and continuing normal classes for students in the Professional Mariner Program, as the harbor remains closed off from the Orange County coast. 

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The annual Orange Coast College Transfer Center Open House on Oct. 5 will have representatives from UC Berkeley and Cal State Fullerton each representing their UC and CSU systems respectively. However, the UC and CSU systems will not be the only systems being represented on Tuesday. 

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Coast Community College District Chancellor John Weispfenning announced that the district will not be reopening its departments and offices four days a week on Oct. 4 as previously hoped. Instead, the district will be maintaining its current two-day-a-week schedule until Oct. 15.

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Fewer Orange Coast College students are using school resources, despite the COVID-19 pandemic contributing to financial challenges and mental health issues. OCC Cares, a program that provides resources to meet the basic needs of OCC students, has seen a decline in student interest during the…

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Orange Coast College’s brand-new student union opened its doors this fall semester, serving as an intentional space for different uses, such as lounging, studying and eating. It’s also home to several programs like the Associated Students of Orange Coast College.  

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The spring semester for The Harbour student housing on the Orange Coast College campus was filled with turbulence. Multiple students overdosed and student residents didn’t feel safe. Now opening its doors for the third time to new and returning students, The Harbour is looking forward to mak…

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Kicking off today is the Pirate Involvement Fair, where students can virtually learn about the various clubs, organizations and services they have access to at Orange Coast College. 

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The Associated Students of Orange Coast College are looking for students to serve on the Executive Board, Fiscal Affairs Council, and various government committees for the 2021-2022 school year. The online application closes Sept. 27 at 12 p.m.. 

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Orange Coast College was designated as a 2021 Center for Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce and Training (CoE) by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration (MARAD), according to an announcement made in May. 

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Pro-Palestinian protests in Irvine, Newport and Anaheim have been organized in reaction to the 11-day Hamas-Israeli War that ended last week through a ceasefire brokered by Egypt.

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Costa Mesa council member Arlis Reynolds is hosting the second community bike ride on Sunday for National Bike Month and Mental Health Awareness Month. The 10-mile route will start and finish at Tewinkle Park at 2 p.m.

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Last week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced new guidelines that people no longer need to wear masks anywhere as long as they are fully vaccinated, except for when riding public transportation, including planes.

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Eid Al-Fitr, one of the most important holidays in the Islamic Lunar Calendar Which commemorates the end of Ramadan, will begin on Thursday, May 13. Festivities will last for three days in which Muslims are encouraged to partake in large feasts and give gifts to one another.

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Nhu Quynh Nguyen, Alex Sorza and Connor Cuomo join the Associated Students of Orange Coast College Student Senate after 78 students voted during this year’s special election on May 7. The three students join six students who were elected on April 23.

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Orange County officials announced yesterday that four mass vaccination sites, including the site at Costa Mesa’s Fair & Event Center, will be closing on June 6 following a decrease in demand for vaccinations at the sites.