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.
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
From visiting speakers to postdoctoral fellows, Oxy brings a range of voices to the campus conversation
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 College
Sparked by a host of grants, gifts, and innovative initiatives, The Oxy Campaign For Good forges ahead
New books, music, and award-winning TV by Oxy alumni and faculty
Raul Calvo '81 adds a touch of glass to Herrick Memorial Chapel and Interfaith Center, extending the life of its signature windows
With goodwill and a dash of whimsy (Obama-branded diaper covers!), Anne Wolf made the Oxy Bookstore a destination for more than textbooks
Remembering Bishop Beverly (Taylor) Shamana '61, Grant Woods '76, and Trevor Moawad '95 M'01
"Not a day has passed that I have not been rewarded in some way by my Occidental education."
How did they get here? The Class of 2005—the most selective in Oxy history—hit campus on the heels of a "hot" Newsweek story in August 2001
From Summer 2000: As attorney general of Arizona, Grant Woods ’76 helped bring Big Tobacco to its knees. Every day he ignites the airwaves with his popular radio gig. Is a run for governor in his future? For once, Woods isn’t saying
From Winter 2011: Mental conditioning professional Trevor Moawad ’95 M’01 maximizes athletes’ potential by unlocking the power of the mind
From Winter 2002: The horror, the heroes, and the hole in the sky: Seven Oxy alumni share their tales of the city on 9/11
Peter Quint ’87 channels his life experiences—as an educator, athlete, and advocate for the Deaf—into his debut novel, Resilient Silence
Oxy soccer roars back into action—and the Tigers are in the hunt for goals and glory