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!

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!

Sophomore Status

My first year of college at Occidental was dedicated to trying various classes from a variety of different majors as well as taking classes that would fulfill my core requirements.

What It's Like to be a Senior

There is a general ebb and flow of life on campus as you move upwards from being a first year to being a senior.

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