Occidental Magazine

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 Spring 2022 issue is online now.

Highlight Reel

Austin Lashley ’18 swims his way to All-American honors; Triana Anderson ’18 passes the 1,000-point milestone in basketball; and quarterback Bryan Scott ’17 makes a strong showing in a professional football developmental league

The Longest Yard

As Oxy football continues to recruit and rebuild for 2018, a College-wide task force evaluates the program’s future. Can—and should—Oxy football be saved?

Elephant in the Room

Pat Bates ’61 is only the second woman ever to lead a party caucus in the California State Senate—and she’s reaching across the aisle to bring relevance to a challenging role

Occidental Fanfare

Assistant professor of composition Adam Schoenberg takes joy in the creation of new music—and he has his first Grammy nomination to show for it 

Java Opportunities

In just eight years, the Green Bean has become a campus fixture and a cultural hub of activity. Now the student-run business has become a launching pad for careers in the hospitality industry

One Step Ahead

Before disaster strikes, geologist Debbie Weiser ’08 uses science and technology to help government leaders and decision-makers prepare for the worst

Oxy's Patterson Century

Los Angeles’ oldest athletic stadium has hosted many of the College’s most memorable sports moments and more than a few other milestones

Quotable

“We spend billions to study outer space, and we know so little about life on our own planet. Every time we go into the deep sea we discover new species.”

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