Members of the Occidental Class of 2027
New Faces of 2027
Occidental’s 140th-anniversary class is among its most diverse—and they have a lot to say about everything from activism and athletics to culture and chocolates

Occidental magazine brings you campus news, in-depth features, and profiles of exceptional alumni. For the 2023-24 academic year, the magazine will publish two print and digital issues (Fall 2023 and Spring 2024) and two digital-only issues (Summer 2023 and Winter 2024). 

Navigating Well-Being, student mental health, Occidental College
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?
Timothy Ma, Tencent
As technology giant Tencent expands its international footprint, Timothy Ma ’02 keeps an eye on global privacy and data protection
Lauren Chin '25
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
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?
President Elam, Class of 2025 Move-In Day
President Elam reflects on returning to campus and the benefits of an in-person education
Dylan Gelula and Cooper Raiff '19 in S#!%house
Gilman Fountain memories old and new, and a call for your input on Oxy’s strategic plan
Shea Grosz ’23 Occidental men’s water polo
A new college athletics commission report reaffirms Oxy’s commitment to success on and off the field
Rod Lafaurie, Occidental men's soccer
Oxy’s coaches are more than excited to return to in-person interactions with their players—to say nothing of getting back into competition
Obama memorabilia from Occidental College Special Collections
A future exhibit for the Obama Presidential Center Museum will highlight the president’s time at Oxy—and we’re looking for your memorabilia from that era
Charles Sykes, 2021 Jack Kemp '57 Distinguished Lecturer
From visiting speakers to postdoctoral fellows, Oxy brings a range of voices to the campus conversation
Dane Gillette ’72 and  Pat (Kruse) Gillette ’73
Capitalizing on a personalized appeal at a time when the pandemic made in-person visits impossible, Oxy’s Legacy Challenge documents more than $7 million in planned gift commitments to the...
Anne Cannon '74
Sparked by a host of grants, gifts, and innovative initiatives, The Oxy Campaign For Good forges ahead
Associate Professor of History Jane Hong
New books, music, and award-winning TV by Oxy alumni and faculty
Tico Tech founder Rafael Calvo ’81, Herrick Chapel
Raul Calvo '81 adds a touch of glass to Herrick Memorial Chapel and Interfaith Center, extending the life of its signature windows
Anne Wolf, former Oxy’s Bookstore manager
With goodwill and a dash of whimsy (Obama-branded diaper covers!), Anne Wolf made the Oxy Bookstore a destination for more than textbooks
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