Student Voices

Student Voices is a blog run by the Admission Office in which current students write about their experiences with academics, sports, student groups, and other extracurricular activities. Considering Oxy? Hear what our students have to say.

Two Oxy students on the rugby team pose together
April 4, 2019

If you asked me last August what I’d be doing over spring break, I would’ve probably said something typical and vague, along the lines of going home and hanging out with old friends. I would have never predicted how I’d actually spend my spring brea—in Dublin, Ireland with the womxn’s rugby team.

Oxy students performing in Dance Production
March 20, 2019

We never pass up the opportunity to talk about dance organizations on Oxy’s campus, especially Dance Production.

CPA Advisers two students
March 8, 2019

As college students and young adults, we are constantly told that we need to be thinking about our futures. Within the college atmosphere, there is immense pressure to succeed.

December 6, 2018

While trying to figure out where to study abroad during the spring of my sophomore year, Oxy’s unique Campaign Semester program floated into my awareness as a possible option.

November 17, 2018

Being a senior American studies and Spanish double major, I am constantly intrigued by the relationships between the U.S. and Spanish-speaking countries.

November 15, 2018

Since I was 10 years old, volleyball has been a huge part of my life and now, as a senior in college, I have just finished my last season of volleyball ever. It is the end of an era.

October 26, 2018

Every kid should know that they’re brilliant from get-go, yet this narrative is increasingly lacking in spaces for girls in STEM, or even for young girls who may later develop an interest in STEM, but are not encouraged to do so, deeming themselves "not smart enough."

September 14, 2018

During my first couple of years at Oxy, the Planned Parenthood Club was simply a space to spend time with my friends and stay up to date on issues regarding reproductive justice.

September 12, 2018

How do you describe a semester abroad?

August 7, 2018

As a Geology major, I am always seeking the hands-on experience; to me, the classroom can only take you so far.

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