Meet the Tour Guides

Meet our cavalcade of enthusiastic Oxy tour guides!

Addy Nunn '21

Hometown: Buckley, WA
Major: Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture
Favorite spot on campus: The Booth Music Courtyard
Favorite Oxy club or event: Glee Club
Local food recommendation for visiting students: The Taco Spot 

 

 

Annabel Heyne '22

Hometown: Fairbanks, AK
Major: Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture
Favorite spot on campus: The pool
Favorite Oxy club or event: Women's Ultimate Frisbee
Favorite class: Selfhood and Despair in Literature and Philosophy
 

 

 

Avani Johnson '21

Hometown: La Canada, CA
Major: Politics
Favorite spot on campus: Benches on the Quad 
Favorite Oxy club or event: Planned Parenthood
Local food recommendation for visiting students: Little Beast or Kitchen Mouse

 

 

Bergen Phelps '22

Hometown: Eau Claire, WI
Major: Urban and Environmental Policy
Favorite spot on campus: FEAST Garden
Favorite Oxy club or event: Oxy350 for Climate Action
Favorite class: Indigenous Feminisms

 

 

Chloe Lindner '22

Hometown: Madison, NJ
Major: Psychology

 

 

 

 

Emily Kapins '22

Hometown: Honolulu, HI
Major: Psychology
Favorite spot on campus: Stacks in the Academic Commons 
Favorite Oxy club or event: Hawaii Club Spring Luau
Local food recommendation for visiting students: Thai Eagle Rox, Joy, Town Pizza 

 

 

Esme Epstein '21

Hometown: New York, NY
Major: Economics, History
Favorite Oxy club or event: The Occidental, Oxy’s student-run newspaper 
Local food recommendation for visiting students: Joy or Huaraches
Favorite class: China and the World with Professor Day

 

 

Gabby Gonzalez '21

Hometown: Ozone Park, NY
Major: Sociology
Favorite spot on campus: President’s Garden
Favorite class: Letterpress Printing
Favorite meal on campus: Chicken Tinga Tostadas

 

 

Haley Carlton '22

Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Major: History
Favorite spot on campus: The stacks; it’s a great place to get work done.
Favorite Oxy club or event: ΑΛΦΑ
Local food recommendation for visiting students: Fusion Burger, Thai Eagle Rock, and Max City BBQ

 

 

Hanna White '22

Hometown: Bangkok, Thailand
Major: English
Favorite spot on campus: Green Bean
Favorite Oxy club or event: Dance Pro
Local food recommendation for visiting students: Joy on York

 

 

Ina Morton '22

Hometown: Canoga Park, CA
Major: Urban and Environmental Policy
Favorite spot on campus: FEAST’s Bruce Steele Garden
Favorite Oxy club or event: Oxy Students United Against Gentrification and the Iron Chef competition
Favorite class: CSP 19: Los Angeles from Local to Global with Professor Matsuoka

 

Isabel Geddes '20

Hometown: New York, NY
Major: Cognitive Science
Favorite spot on campus: ASOC Finance Office
Favorite Oxy club or event: Beekeeping Club
Local food recommendation for visiting students: Cena Taco

 

 

Isabel Masuch '22

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Major: Undecided
Favorite Oxy club or event: Womxn's Ultimate Frisbee
Favorite class: Literatures of Resistance
Favorite meal on campus: Organic Bar

 

 

Jacqueline Cao '22

Hometown: Flushing, NY
Major: Group Language
Favorite spot on campus: Benches outside of Stewie 
Favorite Oxy club or event: Geology club, and the Chinese New Year Festival 
Favorite meal on campus: Beef japchae at the Marketplace
 

 

Jordan Walker '21 

Hometown: New York, NY
Major: Economics
Favorite spot on campus: Johnson Student Center
Favorite Oxy club or event: ASOC Senate
Favorite class: Physics for Future Presidents

 

 

Julissa Larios '22

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Major: Urban and Environmental Policy
Favorite Oxy club or event: Boundless Brilliance and Dance Pro 
Favorite class: Philosophy of Laughter and Zoology 
Favorite meal on campus: Pasta

 

 

Kate Strathmann '22

Hometown: Chevy Chase, MD
Major: Psychology
Favorite spot on campus: The Green Bean
Favorite class: Social Psychology with Professor Rodriguez 
Favorite meal on campus: Chicken Tender Tuesdays 

 

 

Kyler Parris '22

Hometown: Bothell, WA
Major: Diplomacy & World Affairs
Favorite spot on campus: The Green Bean and the Branca Patio
Favorite Oxy club or event: The best events are the McKinnon Center speakers
Local food recommendation for visiting students: the California burrito with bírria from Charlie's Tacos on York

 

Lauren Long '21

Hometown: Clinton, MD
Major: Diplomacy & World Affairs
Favorite Oxy club or event: Black Student Alliance; Black photo project
Favorite class: Global Political Economy
Favorite meal on campus: Turkey chili with cornbread

 

 

Lauren Parks '21

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Major: Psychology

 

 

 

 

Layal Bata '21

Hometown: Orinda, CA
Major: Cognitive Science, Computer Science
Favorite spot on campus: Under the purple floral trees on the Academic Quad
Favorite Oxy club or event: Students for Justice in Palestine
Favorite class: Cognitive Science & Culture: New Encounters With Ancient Rome

 

Luca Van der Meer '22

Hometown: Alameda, CA
Major: Economics
Favorite spot on campus: Practice rooms in Booth
Favorite Oxy club or event: Detox, the men’s ultimate frisbee team
Local food recommendation for visiting students: Delia’s; the best way to start the day is with a breakfast burrito and a big plate of hash browns.

 

 

Maggie Saucedo '22

Hometown: Austin, TX
Major: Mathematics
Favorite spot on campus: The pool
Favorite Oxy club or event: Womxn’s Rugby
Local food recommendation for visiting students: Joy on York

 

 

Nate Steckel '22

Hometown: Berkeley, CA
Major: Computer Science
Favorite spot on campus: The back of Fiji Hill (behind the Greek Bowl)
Favorite Oxy club or event: 2 Paws Up
Local food recommendation for visiting students: Charlie’s Tacos 

 

 

Percy Byron '22

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Major: Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture

 

 

 

 

Phillip Wong '20

Favorite Class: Behavioral Economics
Favorite Thing to Eat on Campus: Homestyle meatloaf
Favorite Activity in L.A.: Biking to Chinatown

 

 

 

Phoebe Patinkin '22

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Major: Psychology

 

 

 

 

Ruby Ferehawk '22

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Major: Mathematics
Favorite spot on campus: The BFP
Favorite Oxy club or event: Transfer Student Union and KOXY
Local food recommendation for visiting students: Scoops

 

 

Tammie Oh '21

Hometown: Porter Ranch, CA
Major: Psychology, Computer Science
Favorite spot on campus: Academic Quad
Favorite class: CSP: Food and Culture
Favorite meal on campus: Stir Fry

 

 

Tyler Sweeney '21

Hometown: New Canaan, CT
Major: Economics
Favorite spot on campus: Fiji Hill
Favorite Oxy club or event: Oxypreneurship
Local food recommendation for visiting students: BJs ($3 pizzokie Tuesdays)

 

 

Tyler Wray '20

Hometown: Sammamish, WA
Major: Psychology
Favorite spot on campus: Grass soccer fields
Favorite Oxy club or event: Occidental Consulting Group
Local food recommendation for visiting students: Spitz

 

 

Zoe Campbell '22

Hometown: Larchmont, NY
Major: Psychology
Favorite spot on campus: Johnson Student Center
Favorite Oxy club or event: Dance Production
Local food recommendation for visiting students: Delia’s, Highland Cafe

 

 

Zoobia Jilani '22

Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA
Major: Diplomacy & World Affairs
Favorite Oxy club or event: Apollo Night
Favorite class: African Politics
Favorite meal on campus: Vietnamese Lettuce Cups