After his 18th birthday, cross country and track standout John Guzman Aguilar faced deportation to his native Mexico and was separated from his family. Five years later, he’s on course to be the greatest distance runner in Oxy history More »
Three weeks in four minutes: Morgan Winston ’14 captures her time in Central America with Occidental’s Tropical Field Ecology course. Students and faculty hiked, volunteered, caved, and snorkeled through Costa Rica and Panama to design and conduct research.
The Class of 2018 displays Occidental’s student body’s usual eclecticism, but with a new global twist—among the first-years is the highest number of international students in the College’s history.
A total of 547 members of the Class of 2018 trooped into Thorne Hall to the thump of taiko drums August 27 for Occidental’s 128th Convocation ceremony, a tradition that formally marks the start of the academic year and welcomes the new class.
The Occidental College Board of Trustees has unanimously voted to extend President Jonathan Veitch's contract through 2020.