Occidental magazine brings you campus news, in-depth features, and profiles of exceptional alumni. For the 2021-22 academic year, the magazine will publish two print and digital issues (Fall 2021 and Spring 2022) and two digital-only issues (Summer 2021 and Winter 2022). The Fall 2021 issue is online now.
Seniors Micol Garinkol and Jacques Lesure bring new energy to the table in conversations with senior administrators as they work to awaken interest in the potential of student government
Shanda Ness will join Occidental in March as the College’s new athletic director.
There were few bigger Oxy boosters than Glen Johnson ’61—and that’s not hyperbole
Kevin Bryan ’87’s trumpet case was “merely an extension of his arm,” says fellow musician and freshman roommate Jack Lees ’88
Remembering Alvin Hudson, emeritus professor of physics
A host of Oxy hoops greats return to campus to surprise men’s basketball coach Brian Newhall ’83 in commemoration of three decades on the hardwood
For 100 years, the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has fostered the intellectual development of student-athletes. And from the Shoes to the Olympics, Tigers have created many magical moments
Literary honors for history professors Lisa Sousa and Sharla Fett, and a National Science Foundation grant for biology professor Dan Pondella '87 M'92
Oxy’s next generation of academics reflects on the College, their research, and the value of mentoring
A 21-member task force examines the intricacies and urgencies of Oxy's financial aid program
What does the future of Occidental’s curriculum look like? Inclusive, interdisciplinary, urban, and global, according to a task force of Oxy faculty
First Team SCIAC honors for Roxanne Valle ’19 (women's cross country) and Brody Barkan ’19 (men’s cross country), and other fall sports standouts
Oxy’s stellar soccer squads claw their way into postseason play, topping off an upbeat autumn for the Tigers
Doug Ramsey ’56 was one of the most exceptional “good guys” in Vietnam
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