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.
Lessons in learning from Professor Marcia Homiak, and a note of appreciation to Frank Hardison ’39
A little rain couldn’t stop the confetti—or Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti—as the Class of 2019 roared into the world on an unusually blustery day
Professors Stuart Elliott and George Schmiedeshoff worked with nearly 60 years of students at Oxy
New books and TV shows with an Oxy connection
The comprehensive campaign marks a major step forward to ensure Oxy’s sustainability
Can the College ingrain a culture of philanthropy and stewardship? Oxy’s chief fundraiser believes so
Oxy’s Child Development Center celebrates a quarter-century of educating the College’s brightest young minds through play-based exploration, interaction, and lots of questions
Professor Michael Hill has guided scores of grateful chemistry students from his lab into impactful careers. But it’s the thing he hasn’t done that touched off an international media frenzy
Environmental educator Chandrika Francis ’10 makes the swimming pool a safer place for marginalized groups and remakes a 30-foot bus into her dream home on wheels
A series of headshots from 1962 offers a snapshot of Oxy on its 75th anniversary—and leaves us looking for your help to identify a few unfamiliar faces
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
Oxy’s Summer Research Program marks 20 years of explorations, observations, and presentations
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
From Winter 2010: 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
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?