Fall 2019

Addie Alexander, Occidental Class of 2023
’23 and Me
The Class of 2023 has a little bit of everything going for it—and brightness is definitely in its DNA
Admission, Occidental College
The Path to Enrollment
With a nationwide scandal putting the college admission process under scrutiny, how does Oxy’s team piece together each incoming class? Simple answer: There are no short cuts
Bryan McQueeney, Ride On
Their Time to Ride
Bryan McQueeney ’80 harnesses the healing power of therapeutic horseback riding to enhance the quality of life for the disabled
Michael Angelo Covino, The Climb
Punch Drunk Love
How did actor-producer-director Michael Angelo Covino ’08 become the sweetheart of the festival circuit with his feature film directorial debut, The Climb ? It’s not as easy as riding a...
Occidental Athletics Hall of Fame, Shanda Ness, Ron Whitney, Bob Risley, Murray Via, Jackie Provost
Clutch Performers
Oxy’s seventh class of inductees into the Athletics Hall of Fame taps into a deep pool of Tiger greats
Christy Leavitt, Oceana
Waste Not, Want Not
Christy Leavitt ’95 is working to secure meaningful corporate commitments to curb plastic pollution—and single-use items are at the top of her to-go list