Oxy History

Virus of the Century
The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918–19 claimed the lives of more than 675,000 Americans and shut down the College for seven weeks—but it could have been even worse for Oxy
Clutch Performers
Oxy’s seventh class of inductees into the Athletics Hall of Fame taps into a deep pool of Tiger greats
Ready for the World
Oxy’s Child Development Center celebrates a quarter-century of educating the College’s brightest young minds through play-based exploration, interaction, and lots of questions
Where Were You in ’62?
A series of headshots from 1962 offers a snapshot of Oxy on its 75th anniversary—and leaves us looking for your help to identify a few unfamiliar faces
Summary of '69
The Class of ’69 brings a new vibe to the ranks of the Fifty Year Club—just as it did to the College experience after first setting foot on campus
Curtain Call
Fifty-six years after sending coach Bill Anderson out on top with a fourth straight SCIAC crown in baseball, the 1954 Tigers recount their remarkable journey
Reflections on a Presidency
With Jonathan Veitch announcing his plans to step down next year, trustees, alumni, and colleagues discuss his impact on the College over the last decade.
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...
Trivial Pursuits
So you think you know Oxy? Take our little quiz—we're not keeping score—and you might be surprised about some things you never learned
'68 Is the New 50
As their golden anniversary fast approaches, members of the Class of 1968 refllect on four years that changed the world and shaped their Oxy experience

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