Student Voices is a blog where current students write about various experiences including academics, sports, student groups, study abroad, and other extracurricular activities. Hear what our students have to say!

The Bengal Bus

Quit calling your Ubers and ordering your Lyfts and take the Bengal Bus - for free!

Room With Your Friends, Thank Yourself Later

I’ve always been told not to room with my friends because doing such would ruin my friendships. But so far, I couldn’t be happier.

From Dallas to Los Angeles

If you’re reading this post, then that means you are considering Occidental as one of your college choices. Three years ago, I was in your position, and quite frankly, I didn’t know what to expect from a school in Los Angeles, let alone Oxy.

Coming to Oxy: What to Expect

Welcome Class of 2021 to Occidental College.

Making Friends Freshman Year

Hi everyone! My name is Claire, and I just finished my first year at Oxy.

Summer Research: Psychology

Getting involved in summer research was the best decision I made as a student at Occidental College.

Summer Research: Learning Beyond the Classroom

The summer is always an odd time for a college student.

My Computer and Me: A Love Story

Hello readers, my name is Chloe and I’m a rising junior at Occidental.

Exploring Venice Through Art & Research

Instead of studying for exams and writing papers during finals week, I started off the first week of May and my summer in Venice, Italy.

LA Pride/Resist March

I sit here in my room on a Saturday afternoon, thankful that I was able to sleep in; it’s been awhile since I was last able to do so!

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