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.
Valerie Jarrett's calling toward a life of public service led her to a key role in the Obama White House—and she urged Oxy students to follow their "quiet voice"
A new multi-constituent commission examines Oxy's athletic programs with a focus on issues of competitiveness and diversity
"An Oxy education has never been more valuable, applicable, and urgently important than now"
From Summer 2003: Designer, professor, and Medal of Arts recipient Ming Cho Lee '53 reflects on half a century's work in American theater
From remote worship to online meditation, and testing to teaching, these six alumni have mobilized in the fight against COVID-19
Whether he's ranching. riding, or rapping, Compton Cowboys leader Randy Hook '12 brings swagger to the saddle
Introducing new courses, embracing technology, and challenging traditional approaches to classroom pedagogy, Oxy faculty reimagine the remote learning experience
Oxy’s Critical Theory & Social Justice Department puts social justice upfront
Campaign Semester takes on many forms as Oxy students get out the vote
No global pandemic can keep the Class of 2024 from chasing their academic dreams—only a bad Wi-Fi connection
Behind the screens with the College’s largest-ever entering group of tenure-track faculty
Bob Winter cements his Oxy legacy posthumously with an endowed faculty fund in history and art
As COVID-19 lingers on, Oxy leadership addresses the economic fallout of a remote fall semester
Amid a reevaluation of College priorities triggered by the pandemic’s impact, Oxy football is discontinued
Opening Conversations and Common Threads