Student Life

Oxy soccer players posing on field
Fever Pitch
Oxy soccer roars back into action—and the Tigers are in the hunt for goals and glory
Occidental College Commencement, June 12, 2021
Capped, Gowned, and Reunited
For the first time in 71 years, Occidental held two Commencement ceremonies in a single year, with separate, socially distanced, in-person events on Patterson Field taking place for the...
Emmons Health Center, COVID-19 vaccine
A Shot in the Arm
As California takes major strides in the fight against the pandemic, the College makes plans to bring students, faculty, and staff back to campus this fall
Belonging at Oxy, Daniella Michelin '94
Coming Together: Snapshots From Spring
When artist Jocelyn Pedersen, who teaches a class in Book Arts, learned that students would not be returning to campus in the spring, she wanted to give members of the Oxy community a...
Arts in a Pandemic
Creating Art in a Pandemic
Oxy faculty and students embrace, explore, and experiment with technology to keep arts classes, exhibits, and performances humming
Occidental Core Writing Program
Get Me Rewrite!
Regardless of one’s major or career path, Oxy’s writing proficiency requirement has proved essential to professional success. But don’t just take our word for it
Fall Semester, Remote Learning, Occidental
Fall Speed Ahead
Introducing new courses, embracing technology, and challenging traditional approaches to classroom pedagogy, Oxy faculty reimagine the remote learning experience
1971 Sylmar Earthquake
Waking and Quaking
A Class Notes extra: As the 50th anniversary of the Sylmar earthquake rumbles near, members of the Class of ’74 remember the moment that shook Oxy

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