Sam Sharp was drawn to Occidental for its diversity and the political energy he experienced on campus. It was the origin of a passion for equity and justice work that continues today.
Critical Theory & Social Justice major Natalia Guerra has explored social justice dimensions in the Netherlands and Chiapas, Mexico, making the most of Oxy’s opportunities to learn about the world in an active, global context.
From immigrant to psychology major, from circus performer to neuropsychologist, Enrique López researches the impact of HIV on the human brain. He also advocates worldwide against the stigma of HIV-AIDS in Spanish-speaking communities.
After building a career in information technology on the East Coast, veteran Lisa Cronican ’22 returned to Los Angeles to fulfill a lifelong goal: completing her Oxy bachelor’s degree after a 25-year hiatus.
Meet Janna Ireland of Art & Art History, who has had solo exhibitions in Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, New Orleans, and other cities. Her photos have been featured in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, and many other publications.
Occidental students, staff and faculty came together to harvest a bumper crop of olives from the Olive Grove on the north side of campus.