Summer 2021

Peter Quint '21, author of Resilient Silence
Silent Running
Peter Quint ’87 channels his life experiences—as an educator, athlete, and advocate for the Deaf—into his debut novel, Resilient Silence
Oxy soccer players posing on field
Fever Pitch
Oxy soccer roars back into action—and the Tigers are in the hunt for goals and glory
Dr. Anthony Fauci and Kate Rope '95
Draft Doctors
Journalist Kate Rope ’95 documents a little-known program during the Vietnam War that produced cutting-edge medical research, nine Nobel laureates, and the nation's best-known immunologist
Filmmaker Cooper Raiff '19
From S#!%house to the Penthouse
Cooper Raiff ’19’s coming-of-age movie with an unprintable name became the Cinderella story of the 2020 SXSW Film Festival. He only had to drop out of Oxy to complete it
Occidental College Commencement, June 12, 2021
Capped, Gowned, and Reunited
For the first time in 71 years, Occidental held two Commencement ceremonies in a single year, with separate, socially distanced, in-person events on Patterson Field taking place for the...
Madam C.J. Walker
Mixed Media
An illuminating new biography by Oxy professor Erica J. Ball examines the rags-to-riches story of America's first self-made woman millionaire
Professor Emeritus Andrew Rolle '43
An Author First, A Professor Second
As prolific in the library as he was in the classroom, Andrew Rolle '43, who died in March, chronicled California, the American West, and Occidental with an honest and unflinching gaze