Fall 2021

Navigating Well-Being, student mental health, Occidental College
Navigating Well-Being
Balancing the demands of life and college can feel like a high-wire act—and the pandemic has made that even more difficult. How is Oxy addressing students’ mental health needs?
Timothy Ma, Tencent
Turning on a Dime
As technology giant Tencent expands its international footprint, Timothy Ma ’02 keeps an eye on global privacy and data protection
Lauren Chin '25
Nine Lives
From movers and shakers to risk takers (and a cheese maker), meet some of the new faces of the Class of 2025
Eight members of the Oxy’s Class of 2005
We Meet Again
In our Fall 2001 issue, Occidental magazine introduced eight first-year members of the Class of 2005 “to keep your eyes on over the next four years.” Where are they now?
Rod Lafaurie, Occidental men's soccer
The Bench Dispatch
Oxy’s coaches are more than excited to return to in-person interactions with their players—to say nothing of getting back into competition
Obama memorabilia from Occidental College Special Collections
Barry’ed Treasures
A future exhibit for the Obama Presidential Center Museum will highlight the president’s time at Oxy—and we’re looking for your memorabilia from that era
Dane Gillette ’72 and  Pat (Kruse) Gillette ’73
Kind of You to Ask
Capitalizing on a personalized appeal at a time when the pandemic made in-person visits impossible, Oxy’s Legacy Challenge documents more than $7 million in planned gift commitments to the...
Anne Wolf, former Oxy’s Bookstore manager
An Independent Spirit
With goodwill and a dash of whimsy (Obama-branded diaper covers!), Anne Wolf made the Oxy Bookstore a destination for more than textbooks
Trevor Moawad, Oxy soccer, 1994
Appreciation
Remembering Bishop Beverly (Taylor) Shamana '61, Grant Woods '76, and Trevor Moawad '95 M'01