Features

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
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...
Mark Dery ’82 - Occidental Magazine Article Photo
The Gorey Details
Decades after a chance encounter in a bookstore with Edward Gorey, author Mark Dery ’82 digs deep into the life of the writer, illustrator, and incomparable eccentric
Nature's Remedy
High on a Peruvian mountain more than 4,000 miles from Oxy, Adrienne (Spivak) ’08 and husband Garrett Hostetler ’08 bring modern ideas to the practice of plant-based medicine
Alumnus Tod White and his wife Linda
A Perfect Match
From academics to athletics to the arts, Linda and Tod White ’59 follow their passions as they enhance the Oxy experience
Legends of Tomorrow magazine feature
Legends of Tomorrow
The Class of ’22 has arrived at Oxy—and if first impressions are any indication, we’ll be talking about these Tigers for years to come
Clancy Morrison, Gregory Peck
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
Oxy economics faculty
Economies of Scale
These are boom times for economics—Oxy’s biggest major for the last 19 years. As two popular professors prepare to retire, how will the department evolve?
tor
Apple Watch
Apple vice president of marketing communications Tor Myhren ’94 has “the best job in the world.” (He just can’t talk much about it.)
Pat Gillette
Outside the Box
Employment lawyer turned mediator, author, and keynote speaker Pat Gillette ’73 helps women and businesses find common ground through uncommon solutions
Oxy students and their faculty mentors
My Oxy Mentor
Whether the topic is research or career options or life itself, meaningful interaction between students and professors is a vital component of the Oxy journey. Four graduating seniors and...
Oxy military veterans
Why We Served
Half a century after their time in Vietnam, a dozen alumni share their war stories—the camaraderie, the challenges, and how their Oxy education readied them for combat

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