Magazine

Occidental magazine brings you campus news, in-depth features, and profiles of amazing alumni.

Spring12_Shenanigans
Spring 2012

In 1987, residents of Newcomb Hall pulled what some consider to be the greatest Oxy prank ever. Rob Cunningham '88 spills all

Spring12_BrodyFox
Spring 2012

A documentary filmmaker, a Commencement speaker, a basketball standout, and a coach named "Heat"

Spring12_Freedman
Spring 2012

College dropout, screenwriter, and novelist Benedict Freedman (1919-2012) went back to school in his late 40s en route to Oxy

Spring12_MLK2
Spring 2012

As Oxy honors Martin Luther King's legacy through community service, President Richard Gilman remembers King's historic 1967 visit to campus

Spring12_Reading
Spring 2012

Oxy alumni have published hundreds (if not thousands) of books in just about every genre you can download. Here are 18 for the ages 

Spring12_Weller
Spring 2012

Occidental's founding president has always been something of an enigma. But a treasure trove of family keepsakes and archival research reveals a fuller portrait of Rev. Samuel H. Weller

Spring12_Lofty
Spring 2012

He was a rising star in Oxy's philosophy department when he took his own life in 1966. Today, his name is synonymous with teaching excellence. Who was Donald Loftsgordon?

Spring 2012

Its Presbyterian roots. Its early financial struggles. The fire that destroyed its Boyle Heights campus. The perseverance of a school to realize its destiny. Occidental's early history has the makings of a graphic novel—and who better to tell that story than Oxy's oldest inhabitants?

Spring 2012

Occidental's liberal arts mission has been shaped by presidents, professors, protests, and progress. We look back at a dozen milestone movements

Tetsuo Otsuki
Spring 2012

Tetsuo Otsuki: 1942-2012

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