Profiles

Venture capitalist Josh Schlisserman
Here's the Pitch
Josh Schlisserman ’19 helped raise $2.5 million as a summer intern in Silicon Valley—and after Scooter Braun kicked him out of his office, he’d found his calling as a venture capitalist
Professor Linda Lyke
Many Thanks, Linda Lyke
“Occidental will forever be an indelible part of me," says the professor of art and art history, who is retiring after 46 years at the College
Jillian Hopewell '89 of Migrant Clinicians Network
A Healthy Migration
Jillian Hopewell ’89 has spent her career advocating for better care for underserved populations—and a $5 million gift will boost those efforts
Writer-director John Callas M'75
John of All Trades
John Callas M’75 built a Hollywood career by saying “Yes” to new opportunities—but he had to overcome trauma to get there
David Louie '73 behind the desk of the attorney general in Hawai'i.
Best Desk Job Ever
Looking back on his tenure as the nation’s first Chinese American state attorney general, David Louie ’73 offers an unvarnished account of the inner workings of government, politics, and...
Steven Barrie-Anthony '04
Technology Meets Theology
Through an ambitious research and journalism initiative, Steven Barrie-Anthony ’04 curates a conversation about the impact of technology on human relationships
Amy Munoz
40 Million Meals Served
It's not easy to follow an Oxy culinary legend—but Amy Munoz made the job her own over the last four decades. Somewhere, Clancy Morrison is smiling
Los Angeles River
River Redux
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Patt Morrison ’74 returns to a passion project with more tales from the Los Angeles River
Timothy Ma, Tencent
Turning on a Dime
As technology giant Tencent expands its international footprint, Timothy Ma ’02 keeps an eye on global privacy and data protection
Lauren Chin '25
Nine Lives
From movers and shakers to risk takers (and a cheese maker), meet some of the new faces of the Class of 2025
Eight members of the Oxy’s Class of 2005
We Meet Again
In our Fall 2001 issue, Occidental magazine introduced eight first-year members of the Class of 2005 “to keep your eyes on over the next four years.” Where are they now?
Eight members of the Oxy’s Class of 2005
New Faces of 2005
How did they get here? The Class of 2005—the most selective in Oxy history—hit campus on the heels of a "hot" Newsweek story in August 2001

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