Byline: Jennifer Pearsall
Last month, OCCC trampled all over students’ First Amendment rights to freedom of speech during the most recent graduation ceremony.
At invocation, a prayer invoking God’s presence was given to the eager graduates and audience by OCCC Regent Member Teresa Moisant.
The First Amendment refers to the separation of church and state. Since OCCC is a state institution, religion should have been separated from the commencement.Read More
It seems that every month is a national awareness month for a long list of causes. November has many causes ranging from serious — National Adoption Awareness Month, National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, and National Diabetes Awareness Month — to just for fun — National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month, National Raisin Bread Month, and National Pomegranate Month.
But as Thanksgiving draws near and we begin thinking about what we are thankful for, I would like to let you know that November also is National Epilepsy Month.Read More