Occidental Magazine

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.

Building Anew

From campus landmarks to classroom spaces, the College has completed a burst of new construction during the pandemic

Pushing Against the Current

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"

One Tiger, Many Stripes

A new multi-constituent commission examines Oxy's athletic programs with a focus on issues of competitiveness and diversity

The Play's the Thing

From Summer 2003: Designer, professor, and Medal of Arts recipient Ming Cho Lee '53 reflects on half a century's work in American theater

Making It Work

From remote worship to online meditation, and testing to teaching, these six alumni have mobilized in the fight against COVID-19

Urban Cowboy

Whether he's ranching. riding, or rapping, Compton Cowboys leader Randy Hook '12 brings swagger to the saddle

Fall Speed Ahead

Introducing new courses, embracing technology, and challenging traditional approaches to classroom pedagogy, Oxy faculty reimagine the remote learning experience

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