Numerology

Facts and figures pertaining to all things Oxy

$800,000

Amount of a five-year grant to Oxy from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund the College's new Arts and Urban Experience Initiative. The money, to be dispersed through 2021, "will enable us to develop our new Oxy Arts Center [on nearby York Boulevard in Highland Park] into a creative hub that will link the arts and urban life and effectively transform the liberal arts experience at Occidental," says President Jonathan Veitch.

$34,524

Value of prizes won by Brita Loeb '16 on the April 13 episode of "The Price Is Right." A critical theory and social justice major from Mount Kisco, N.Y., Loeb won a 6x6 Argo Frontier EFI off-road vehicle and trips to Big Sky, Mont., and Waterford, Ireland, as part of her Showcase—just another added value of a liberal arts education.

577

Facebook likes for this coyote (Canis latrans) photographed in Sycamore Glen outside Moore Laboratory of Zoology on the morning of March 8, "showing very little fear of millennials." (Ellen Yeany '76 commented: "He must have gotten lost looking for Clancy's.")