Fall 2018

Worth Noting
Literary honors for history professors Lisa Sousa and Sharla Fett, and a National Science Foundation grant for biology professor Dan Pondella '87 M'92
Seven Wonders
Oxy’s next generation of academics reflects on the College, their research, and the value of mentoring
Thinking Ahead
What does the future of Occidental’s curriculum look like? Inclusive, interdisciplinary, urban, and global, according to a task force of Oxy faculty
Highlight Reel
First Team SCIAC honors for Roxanne Valle ’19 (women's cross country) and Brody Barkan ’19 (men’s cross country), and other fall sports standouts
Fall in for Oxy
Oxy’s stellar soccer squads claw their way into postseason play, topping off an upbeat autumn for the Tigers
From the Readers
Responses to our trivia quiz, tales of Professor De Rycke, and how education at Oxy—and the United States—has changed over the last 70 years
The Gorey Details
Decades after a chance encounter in a bookstore with Edward Gorey, author Mark Dery ’82 digs deep into the life of the writer, illustrator, and incomparable eccentric
Nature's Remedy
High on a Peruvian mountain more than 4,000 miles from Oxy, Adrienne (Spivak) ’08 and husband Garrett Hostetler ’08 bring modern ideas to the practice of plant-based medicine
A Perfect Match
From academics to athletics to the arts, Linda and Tod White ’59 follow their passions as they enhance the Oxy experience
Legends of Tomorrow
The Class of ’22 has arrived at Oxy—and if first impressions are any indication, we’ll be talking about these Tigers for years to come