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Eight members of the Oxy’s Class of 2005
New Faces of 2005
How did they get here? The Class of 2005—the most selective in Oxy history—hit campus on the heels of a "hot" Newsweek story in August 2001
Grant Woods
The Talk of Phoenix
From Summer 2000: As attorney general of Arizona, Grant Woods ’76 helped bring Big Tobacco to its knees. Every day he ignites the airwaves with his popular radio gig. Is a run for governor...
Derek Leonard '96
New York Stories
From Winter 2002: The horror, the heroes, and the hole in the sky: Seven Oxy alumni share their tales of the city on 9/11
Ming Cho Lee '53 in 2003
The Play's the Thing
From Summer 2003: Designer, professor, and Medal of Arts recipient Ming Cho Lee '53 reflects on half a century's work in American theater
Jackie Provost
Eye of the Tiger
From Summer 2001: With physical prowess, fierce defense, and a killer glare, Oxy water polo sensation Jackie Provost ’02 turns goaltending into an art form
Olin Browne
Best Ball
From Spring 2005: Golfer Olin Browne ’81 didn’t take his game seriously until his sophomore year at Oxy. Now the onetime anthropology major has won more than $5 million on the PGA tour
Curtain Call 1954 baseball
Curtain Call
From Winter 2010: Fifty-six years after sending coach Bill Anderson out on top with a fourth straight SCIAC crown in baseball, the 1954 Tigers recount their remarkable journey
Dohring Once, Dohring Twice
From Spring 2007: Junior diving phenoms Jon and Robert Dohring were "untouchable" all season, finishing 1-2 in the 1-and 3-meter events at the Division III nationals—and the sky's the limit...
Justice is Served
From Winter 2003: Dubbed the "Smiling Assassin" as a prosecutor, Jacqueline Nguyen '87 now wields a gavel as the first Vietnamese-American woman appointee to the California state judiciary
A fox squirrel on the Occidental College campus in 2001.
Squirrels Among Us
From Fall 2001: They’re as endemic to the Oxy campus today as orange and black, but half a century ago Sciurus niger was a stranger to California