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 Fall 2021 issue is online now.
Balancing the demands of life and college can feel like a high-wire act—and the pandemic has made that even more difficult. How is Oxy addressing students’ mental health needs?
As technology giant Tencent expands its international footprint, Timothy Ma ’02 keeps an eye on global privacy and data protection
From movers and shakers to risk takers (and a cheese maker), meet some of the new faces of the Class of 2025
In our Fall 2001 issue, Occidental magazine introduced eight first-year members of the Class of 2005 “to keep your eyes on over the next four years.” Where are they now?
President Elam reflects on returning to campus and the benefits of an in-person education
Gilman Fountain memories old and new, and a call for your input on Oxy’s strategic plan
A new college athletics commission report reaffirms Oxy’s commitment to success on and off the field
Oxy’s coaches are more than excited to return to in-person interactions with their players—to say nothing of getting back into competition
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