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.

Their Time to Ride

Bryan McQueeney ’80 harnesses the healing power of therapeutic horseback riding to enhance the quality of life for the disabled

Punch Drunk Love

How did actor-producer-director Michael Angelo Covino ’08 become the sweetheart of the festival circuit with his feature film directorial debut, The Climb? It’s not as easy as riding a bicycle—even though he makes it look that way

Clutch Performers

Oxy’s seventh class of inductees into the Athletics Hall of Fame taps into a deep pool of Tiger greats

Waste Not, Want Not

Christy Leavitt ’95 is working to secure meaningful corporate commitments to curb plastic pollution—and single-use items are at the top of her to-go list

Eye of the Tiger

From Summer 2001: With physical prowess, fierce defense, and a killer glare, Oxy water polo sensation Jackie Provost ’02 turns goaltending into an art form

Best Ball

From Spring 2005: Golfer Olin Browne ’81 didn’t take his game seriously until his sophomore year at Oxy. Now the onetime anthropology major has won more than $5 million on the PGA tour

Good and Ready

With a goal of $225 million, The Oxy Campaign For Good aims to build on the College’s location, curricular strengths, and the power of a liberal arts education. But its success will be measured by both endowment and engagement

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