Occidental Magazine

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

Building on Momentum

Stephen Rountree ’71 steps up as chair of Oxy’s Board of Trustees in the midst of a capital campaign and the search for the College’s 16th president—with his own milestone reunion just around the corner

Summary of '69

The Class of ’69 brings a new vibe to the ranks of the Fifty Year Club—just as it did to the College experience after first setting foot on campus

Curtain Call

Fifty-six years after sending coach Bill Anderson out on top with a fourth straight SCIAC crown in baseball, the 1954 Tigers recount their remarkable journey

MAC to Reality

Oxy has prepared half a century of students for careers in every facet of media arts and culture. With more creative options than ever, how will future generations of graduates respond to the challenges of the new media landscape?

A Generation of Greats

Six of Oxy’s longest tenured and most popular professors are retiring this spring—and some of their best and brightest students recount their impact and influence

Higher Ground

Armed with a briefcase full of challenges facing the nation’s largest higher education system, Lande Ajose ’87 brings new energy to Sacramento

Reflections on a Presidency

With Jonathan Veitch announcing his plans to step down next year, trustees, alumni, and colleagues discuss his impact on the College over the last decade.

Going in Bungalow Style

Professor emeritus Bob Winter (1924-2019) left no tile unturned in his appreciation of the architecture of Los Angeles

Team Building

The newly renovated Payton Jordan Athletic Offices honor the legendary ‘Coach of Champions’ and uncover the handiwork of Myron Hunt

Personal Bests

With standout performances on the track, mound, field, and course, Oxy’s student-athletes rose to the occasion across every spring sport

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