Student Life

Oxy Gaming eboard members.
The Play's the Thing
With a dedicated space in the Academic Commons, a visionary team of student gamers, and a timely boost from an industry giant, esports levels up at Oxy
Twenty-five of the 53 personnel in Oxy’s Music Department.
A Sound Foundation
One of the College’s oldest disciplines, music gets a makeover in response to the production boom of the 21st century—but if you want a classical education, you’ll find that as well
Members of the Occidental Class of 2026
First Impressions
Seven members of the Class of 2026—and a 23-year-old sophomore transfer—open up about their aspirations for their Oxy experience
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

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