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 Summer 2021 issue is online now.
Thanks to the generosity of our community of alumni, parents, students, friends, faculty, and staff, our second annual Day For Oxy was a tremendous success.
As the College says goodbye to an unprecedented 11 retiring faculty, we called on some of their brightest students to share their memories, tributes, and an extra box of tissues
As its second century dawned, Occidental welcomed a bold new president, adopted a mission Of Excellence and Equity, and brought a diversity of voices to the classroom. How did the changes impact the College?
How did Oxy outfox the Trojans and Bruins to bring 90210 to campus?
The Lucille Y. Gilman Memorial Fountain—formally known as Water Forms II—occupies a prominent place on campus and in the hearts of generations of alumni. George Baker ’58’s former students recount the story of how it all came together
As with any abstract art, the meaning of Baker's scultpure depends on the eye of the beholder. It helps to have a guide
As California takes major strides in the fight against the pandemic, the College makes plans to bring students, faculty, and staff back to campus this fall
When artist Jocelyn Pedersen, who teaches a class in Book Arts, learned that students would not be returning to campus in the spring, she wanted to give members of the Oxy community a chance to reflect on their pandemic experiences creatively.
On April 8, I delivered my first State of the College speech—what I hope will become an annual event.
Alumni memories of honing writing skills, replacing a broken windshield, and hanging with Ming Cho Lee ’53
Oxy’s facilities reopen for practice, sparking hope and connection among the student-athlete community
New books and music by Oxy alumni, faculty, and staff
Vince Cuseo has been instrumental to the success of Oxy’s admission efforts for the last 22 years—and his commitment to Oxy’s mission can’t be measured by test scores
The Tony-winning set designer and legendary Yale professor, who died last fall, dedicated himself to theater and to teaching, Ann Sheffield ’83 recalls