Occidental Magazine

Occidental magazine brings you campus news, in-depth features, and profiles of exceptional alumni. For the 2022-23 academic year, the magazine will publish two print and digital issues (Fall 2022 and Spring 2023) and two digital-only issues (Summer 2022 and Winter 2023).

Space Odysseys


With bold colors, reimagined interiors, and 21st-century technology, Johnson Hall and Johnson Student Center reopen to new possibilities 

Bookshelf


Terry Kitchen '81 revisits Boston's underground music scene looking for the Next Big Thing

Mixed Media



Paul Clark Newell Jr. '58's ties to eccentric heiress Huguette Clark fuel a New York Times best-seller

Letters

Readers' notes on Beatrix Farrand, History of Civilization, and the legacy of The Bucket

Oxy's Elite Eight


A closer look at the eight Oxy greats—four living, four deceased—who were inducted into the 2013 Athletics Hall of Fame

Oxy's Elite Eight


A closer look at the eight Oxy greats—four living, four deceased—who were inducted into the 2013 Athletics Hall of Fame

One-Hit Wonder

When the 1963 Oxy baseball team took the field against intercity rival USC, a casual fan would have predicted a Trojan blowout. But Coach Grant Dunlap '46 had a not-so-secret weapon on the mound—and a spring classic would follow, as first baseman Doug Beacham '64 remembers

From Here to Infinity


Richard Andrews '71 connects visionary artists such as James Turrell—a Pomona graduate—with the means to make transformative art a reality

Good Job Hunting

The search for the right profession can take students down many paths. Oxy's Career Development Center is making that task a little easier by expanding its offerings as it prepares to enlarge its campus footprint

Maurissa Explains It All


From singing in a Motown girl group to writing banter for Britney Spears, Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon '97 knows the fringes of the pop-culture circuit. With TV's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," she's now at the center of the Marvel universe

Day of the Dead

Having survived her share of video corpses, Angela Kang '98 finds her footing as a writer/producer on TV's hottest series, AMC's "The Walking Dead"

Numerology

Facts and figures pertaining to all things Oxy

Epilogue

Up, Up, and Array! Oxy plugs into the solar power movement—and turns out the lights on its 125th-anniversary year—on a Founders Day brimming with energy

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