What's inside the latest Occidental Magazine? Glad you asked.
The conversion of Johnson Hall into a high-tech learning environment and the addition of world-class scholar Sanjeev Khagram to the faculty signal Oxy’s commitment to creating a cosmopolitan culture on campus.
STICKING TO HIS STORY
Peanut butter is the staff of life for many college students—and biographer Jon Krampner ’74 spreads it on thick in a comprehensive history of this all-American food.
Oxy’s oldest—and most popular—Oswald logo was created in the 1930s by a decal manufacturer in Los Angeles. And boy, did he get around. Here’s the story of one tiger’s many aliases—and the most prolific artist of the 20th century you’ve never heard of.
THE WORD OF BIRD
Seven years into his presidency, Remsen Bird began keeping a journal detailing the activities and expectations of building a college. In this copiously illustrated account, he chronicles the 1928-29 academic year—and President Jonathan Veitch offers his own two cents on the ideas (and irritants) that bridge generations.
President Veitch weighs in on integrating the digital revolution into a liberal arts education model. Also: Putting Oxy’s endowment numbers under the microscope, correcting a few stats on our inaugural Hall of Famers, and new additions to the bookshelf.
Fifty years after a disapproving dad quashed their dream wedding, Janice Rude ’64 and Prentiss Willson ’65 tie the knot at Oxy.
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