Helpful answers to dumb questions
Helpful answers to dumb questions
Occurrence Staff November 1, 2022

How do I get a student ID? In order to obtain a student ID, an Oakton student must visit the media service desk on the first floor of the library. Where is the cafeteria? Oakton's cafeteria...

Fall Fest 2022
Fall Fest 2022
October 4, 2022
Reaching Upwards- artist Peggy Goldman
Look up: art show museum can be easily missed
Ava Althoff November 10, 2022

For an inexperienced art show visitor, the artwork surrounded by artists can be quite intimidating. Especially if these artists are on the way to an afternoon class for students it can be hard to prepare...

Courtesy of Gia Huy Ngo
Oakton's Phi Theta Kappa chapter reveals annual Honors-In-Action Project
Gabriela Krieger, Editor-in-Chief • November 10, 2022

Every year, Phi Theta Kappa chapters around the country are invited to partake in the Honors in Action Project, an endeavor designed to engage...

Oaktons Empty Bowls event helps the hungry by selling pottery
Oakton's Empty Bowls event helps the hungry by selling pottery
Shaye Rosengarden November 25, 2022

Oakton’s empty bowls charity event takes place on Saturday, Dec. 3 between 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Admission is free, but for a $16 dollar donation  you can take home one...

New Oakton Octaves choir club provides place to make music and friends
New Oakton Octaves choir club provides place to make music and friends
Gabriela Krieger, Editor-in-Chief • November 14, 2022

The 2022-2023 school year has seen an increase in club petitions and formations, but one new club, Oakton Octaves, is particularly unique in terms of activities and involvement.  Perfect...

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Collin Olson working in the Des Plaines bookstore
Student employment lends benefits and flexibility
Shaye Rosengarden December 1, 2022

A variety of different departments offer student employee positions at Oakton. Student employment offers an array of benefits for busy students ranging from life skills to...

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IEEE/Coding Club tabling
Getting involved increases energy level and happiness
Chloe Richmond September 7, 2022

Since coming to Oakton in the Fall 2021, I have become a part of a variety of student organizations on campus.  Contrary to what one may...

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