Winter 2015

A Century of SCIAC
For 100 years, the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has fostered the intellectual development of student-athletes. And from the Shoes to the Olympics, Tigers have...
'Torpedo' Hits the Mark
Independent filmmaker Julien Lasseur '11 had never heard of "Project Greenlight" before his girlfriend told him about the contest. But a smart superhero parody took him into the top 10
I Love Third L.A.
Los Angeles Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne brings the city's future into focus in a series of public talks
Polar Opposites, Common Ground
Seniors Julia Kingsley and Tsering Lama didn't see eye to eye on divestment until a study abroad program on climate change brought them together
Newsworthy
Professor Nell Irvin Painter on emancipation, Commencement speaker (and Homeland Security Chief) Jeh Johnson, President Barack Obama '83 on Clancy's cuisine, and Oxy's Fulbright...
A Polarizing Report
An external review of Occidental's Title IX policies and procedures produces new recommendations while renewing existing frustrations
From the Readers
Reactions across the spectrum to "The Sit-In of '69." Also: President Veitch questions, Grant Dunlap '46 remembered, and Joanna Gleason '72 applauded
Guided by Voices
Carrying the baton in the tradition of her Oxy mentor, Howard Swan, Joyce Keil '64 shares the music of the Ragazzi Boys Chorus with the world
What Price Glory?
With 21 sports to support and limited means to do so, Oxy gets selective in its approach to reviving its fortunes
To Be the Best
Coach Rob Bartlett builds on the Tigers' storied track and field history—and hopes to usher in a new era of competitiveness for Oxy athletics
Eight Secrets to Postgraduate Success
As Oxy's Career Development Center prepares to expand its footprint on campus, eight young alumni share the lessons they learned forging their own career paths