Magazine

Occidental magazine brings you campus news, in-depth features, and profiles of amazing alumni.

Harry J. Elam Jr., Occidental College President
Spring 2020

Harry J. Elam Jr. prepares to take center stage as Oxy’s 16th president as the College faces a new set of challenges—and he’s ready

 

Thorne Hall, Oxy Campus
Spring 2020

As the novel coronavirus brings campus life to a standstill, Occidental soldiers on

COVID-19
Spring 2020

In a race against two calendars—academic and pandemic—how did Oxy transform in less than two weeks from a high-touch curriculum to a remote learning model?

Emily Jo Wharry '20
Spring 2020

Many special senior moments have been upended by COVID-19—and a traditional Commencement will have to wait. But the Class of 2020 has made memories that no virus can destroy

Jack Kemp Stadium, Oxy Athletics
Spring 2020

The SCIAC spring sports season ended abruptly—and these senior student-athletes will miss their Oxy families almost as much as the thrill of victory

President Jonathan Veitch and his senior leadership team
Spring 2020

When the pandemic turned the College’s operations upside down in March, President Veitch had to throw out the script for his final days in office—but he and his team responded with commitment, collegiality, and flexibility

Oxy Squirrels
Spring 2020

From the biology department shipping PPE to hospitals to Oxy Arts making art kits to students in Highland Park, here are nine snapshots of the Oxy family coming together in a time of need

President Jonathan Veitch
Spring 2020

Stay Close—Your Alma Mater Needs You

De Mandel Aquatics Center
Spring 2020

Alumni feedback on the Winter magazine, the new pool, and Oxy's next president. Also: How did we put this issue together?

Dan Fineman, Adelaida Lopez, Linda Lasater
Spring 2020

Professors Dan Fineman, Adelaida Lopez, and Linda Lasater had a lasting impact outside the classroom—just ask their students

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