Winter 2019

Yasmin Vossoughian
Breaking Away
Mother of two and yoga enthusiast Yasmin Vossoughian ’00 brings her passion for storytelling to the MSNBC anchor desk
Campaign Semester Minnesota
Getting Out the Vote
Eighteen Campaign Semester students spent 10 weeks in the trenches of some of the most competitive races in the land. What did they learn about politics, democracy, and themselves?
Kahane Oxy-at-the-UN Program
On a Mission
For more than three decades, Oxy students have experienced the United Nations from inside the Secretariat Building. Now their work extends into the fields of Costa Rica
Anne Cannon
Setting the Benchmark
Through her commitment to the College as a trustee, volunteer, and benefactor, Anne Cannon ’74 champions the value of a liberal arts education
Luvable Dog Rescue
Gimme Shelter
Liesl Wilhardt ’91 has rescued thousands of dogs from abuse and neglect—and an environmentally friendly expansion promises to help even more
Joellen Anderson
A Passage From India
How far will Joellen Anderson ’11 go to find forever homes for 10 stray dogs? 8,000 miles by air—and another 1,600 miles by land. Here’s the incredible tale of the Canine Caravan
Obama Scholars
In Obama’s Footsteps
As Occidental welcomes its first Obama Scholars to campus, program administrators and three seasoned seniors forge a sense of community built upon the ideals of the initiative’s namesake
Heartlock Mixed Media
Mixed Media
New books, articles, and films from Oxy alumni and faculty
Micol Garinkol, Jacques Lesure
Meaningful Dialogues
Seniors Micol Garinkol and Jacques Lesure bring new energy to the table in conversations with senior administrators as they work to awaken interest in the potential of student government
Brian Newhall
31 for 30
A host of Oxy hoops greats return to campus to surprise men’s basketball coach Brian Newhall ’83 in commemoration of three decades on the hardwood