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Studying abroad offers a bigger education experience by meeting people from different cultures and expanding horizons, said Arts Division Dean Ruth Charnay. “You get to feel like you’re a citizenRead More
Rain drummed down upon the Cox Convention Center as OCCC President Paul Sechrist delivered his final formal address to graduates during the 2015 Commencement Ceremony.
Not only rain dampened the cheeks of some graduates, their friends and families, or of Sechrist himself when he gave the keynote speech to OCCC’s 42nd graduating class on May 8.Read More
Previously I took to our review columns to express my love and also hatred for my Xbox 360. On my birthday in April, with my loving family members’ help, we retired said Xbox 360 and replaced it with a brand new Xbox One.
I was beyond excited, as bringing in this new console meant I would be replacing my barely working, loudly whirring pile of junk with a potentially quiet, properly running machine.
As I unboxed my $350 purchase, I became giddy. Finally I would be able to watch Netflix properly, have access to any game owned for that system and enjoy my down time once again. I’ve had the Xbox One for about three weeks now, and while some slight technical issues have arisen, overall, I am impressed.Read More
College students explored modern forms of dance with the help of renowned dancers in a workshop on campus, April 20. Performers from Pilobolus dance theater visited OCCC’s Visual and Performing Arts Center, working with 18 students in a master class.
Pilobolus is a dance company that specializes in contorting their bodies into various shapes and movements. Shawn Ahern, Pilobolus dancer, said the group has been performing since 1971.
The founders were Dartmouth College students who formed initially just focusing on body movements, then simply calling it dance, Ahern said. The dance group still uses many of the same movements that were created over 40 years ago, he said.Read More
Students can get fit for free at OCCC. In fact, all students, faculty and staff can use any of the facilities in the Wellness Center, located at the southwest side of campus on the first floor, said Recreation and Fitness Director Mike Shugart.Read More