Student Life

Occidental President Harry J. Elam, Jr.
Year Two
As Inauguration Day draws near, President Harry J. Elam, Jr. reflects on the lessons of the pandemic, the evolution of academic excellence, and the necessity of a culture of care
Occidental 2022 Dance Production cast and crew
Safety Dance!
After two years of remote rhythms, Dance Production returns to the Thorne Hill stage, masks and all
Text exchange between two Occidental College students
Six Words That Went Viral
A racist text exchange between two students goes public, putting College policy under a microscope and stirring a conversation around campus culture
Collrane Frivold '15
Minor Milestones in Public Health
Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, public health remains at the center of the global discourse—but Oxy faculty and students have been engaged in the conversation far longer
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
Navigating Well-Being, student mental health, Occidental College
Navigating Well-Being
Balancing the demands of life and college can feel like a high-wire act—and the pandemic has made that even more difficult. How is Oxy addressing students’ mental health needs?
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?

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