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In yet another blow to hospitality workers, on Oct. 2, Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed Assembly Bill 3216 – also known as the Right of Recall Bill – that would have required employers to rehire workers laid off due to the pandemic, offering them the first shot at returning to their jobs. 

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The student government of Orange Coast College will hold elections online starting Monday and running through Oct. 30 at occvotes.com. There are two students running for one senate seat.

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Throughout the first several weeks of the virtual fall semester at Orange Coast College, the question of what will happen for spring lingered, and as of Oct. 2, that question was answered. Orange Coast College will be online for the spring. 

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On Thursday night the Los Angeles Dodgers booked its ticket into the divisional series as it continues its pursuit to claim the Commissioner’s Trophy. However, the same journey does not await its crosstown foe, the Los Angeles Angels. 

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For decades, professional and premier collegiate athletes have used their platform to further social, political and communal change. Often overlooked, however, is the effect these boycotts, demands and protests have on amature athletes.  

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During the early months of the Covid-19 lockdown, where people actually stayed inside, the term “essential worker” was most likely to describe a doctor, teacher or a small business owner. Unemployment rates in April 2020 rose to a record-breaking 14.7%. Although the pandemic is far from over…

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Exactly four years ago Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the playing of the national anthem at an NFL game for the first time.

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With the ample amount of television we are consuming due to COVID-19, I started to question why I even like some of the shows I watch.

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Besides learning how to occupy ourselves 24 hours a day alone, one of the most challenging aspects of the pandemic has been trying to find toilet paper. 

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Orange Coast College is falling behind in a chance to be on the cutting-edge and be among the first to establish a funded esports program at the school.

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Why dress up if you are not going to leave the house? During quarantine, I often find myself lounging in my husband’s T-shirts.

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After many years spent attempting to transfer, the Editorial Board of The Coast Report finds itself surprised by how much we miss our campus.

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During our time in quarantine many people are relying heavily on delivery services to bring us food. It seems a convenient and effective way to bring in food while supporting our favorite restaurants. But third party food delivery companies like Grubhub charge restaurants a consumer fee that…

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During most post-recession assessments, the reevaluation of federal programs and agencies are undertaken to analyze for optimal efficiency — one of which is the United States Postal Service.

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I’ve worked in the food-service industry since 2010, however, never in my 10 years of serving have I made anywhere close to $900 per week — until I was unemployed.

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It is our responsibility to protect ourselves from COVID-19 with masks and gloves, but the responsibility shouldn’t stop there.

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As the world moves toward the hopeful end of the global outbreak of COVID-19, it’s hard to believe that things will simply go back to normal once all of this is over.

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Understaffed to handle the newfound crowds during the COVID-19 pandemic, employees at grocery stores have been asked to help whatever department is in need.

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After three long years with a reality TV host in the White House, many of us have become accustomed to rolling our eyes and moving on with our day in response to just about anything that the president has to say, or more likely, tweet.

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Throughout my 22 years of existence, commencement was the ceremony my family and I looked forward to the most.

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Bernie Sanders’ cross-generational appeal stems from one major thing — authenticity. 

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When we think of 19th-century con men fooling people into buying snake oil, we laugh at how gullible people must have been to be convinced by such an obviously fraudulent product.

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A year ago, I arrived back at Orange Coast College after a several year hiatus and was dismayed to see military recruiters set up all over campus — nothing had changed.

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With the decision by the federal government to pull the plug on the proposal of housing Californian coronavirus patients at the Fairview Development Center, Orange Coast College students can stop holding their breath.

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A major change in educational requirements for members of the military, especially non-commissioned officers (NCOs) is causing a shakeup in their ranks.

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With the help of Orange Coast College’s resources, my extended stay is coming to an end and preparing me for transfer.

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There’s a saying in politics that all government is local, yet even the most politically engaged of The Coast Report’s staffers remain generally ignorant of our own governments —  Associated Students of Orange Coast College and Student Government of Orange Coast College.

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Sen. Bernie Sanders narrowly eeked out a win in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night, winning by just over 1 percent of the vote as former South Bend, Ind. mayor Pete Buttigieg came in at a close second.

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Pope Francis is the first pope to wade the waters of social media and see its sometimes destructive impact on society.

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Happy new year and welcome back to Orange Coast College for the start of 2020. It is true that the spring is a time of renewal and hope as we shake off the cold of winter and dedicate ourselves to a new year with renewed enthusiasm.

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With the Iowa Democratic party failing to announce a winner following complications with the caucus on Monday, the existence of the caucus system and Iowa’s first position on the calendar must be questioned.

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When I wake up, I reach under my pillow and grab my phone. I check my texts, my email and social media before I even get out of bed.

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Two Coast Report staffers face off on whether Thanksgiving or Christmas is the better holiday.

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Confidence isn’t something I was born with, it’s something that continuously grows.

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We like to think of our colleges and universities as temples of knowledge, bastions of logic. But with facts under daily assault, we would hope that Orange Coast College would side with reason.

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“Legally Blonde,” “The Devil Wears Prada” and “Hidden Figures” are just a few of my favorite movies that prove women, no matter what, are amazing and can do incredible things.

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Once again, we saw a woman being penalized for actions that are deemed to be acceptable for men when Katie Hill (D-CA) resigned from the House of Representatives after an affair with a female campaign aide came to light.

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On April 24, 2013 the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed. More than 1,100 people were killed and more than 2,500 people were injured. The collapse is considered the deadliest disaster in the history of the garment industry — one that was the result of the building’s owner refusing t…

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At a time when many in the international community question who is in control of Mexico, a recent incident that left eight dead, a dozen injured and 55 inmates on the loose has left the Mexican government looking even worse.

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Halloween is here again and the great film debate continues: in the movie industry, what constitutes horror?

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This week, President Trump canceled the White House’s subscriptions to The Washington Post and The New York Times and instructed all federal agencies to follow suit. Out of a plethora of terrible decisions Trump has made, the Coast Report Editorial Board sees this move as one of his most ala…