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 Fall 2021 issue is online now.
Eighty years after graduating, Frank Hardison ’39 has all but checked off his bucket list—but at 102, he still has a wanderlust for new adventures
Barbara Nogy Gibby ’68 and Mike Gibby ’68 commemorate their 50th reunion—and nearly half a century of marriage—by endowing a professorship in the sciences
Mother of two and yoga enthusiast Yasmin Vossoughian ’00 brings her passion for storytelling to the MSNBC anchor desk
Eighteen Campaign Semester students spent 10 weeks in the trenches of some of the most competitive races in the land. What did they learn about politics, democracy, and themselves?
For more than three decades, Oxy students have experienced the United Nations from inside the Secretariat Building. Now their work extends into the fields of Costa Rica
Through her commitment to the College as a trustee, volunteer, and benefactor, Anne Cannon ’74 champions the value of a liberal arts education
Liesl Wilhardt ’91 has rescued thousands of dogs from abuse and neglect—and an environmentally friendly expansion promises to help even more
How far will Joellen Anderson ’11 go to find forever homes for 10 stray dogs? 8,000 miles by air—and another 1,600 miles by land. Here’s the incredible tale of the Canine Caravan
The Joy of Thursday Nights in Class
Carolyn Adams' maternal ways; religion's ties to Oxy and the Constitution; and more responses to the Fall magazine
The lasting joy of Frank Lambert’s 100 years on Earth was ‘teaching organic chem at Oxy’
From urban studies to government internships, professor of politics emeritus James Lare ’55 opened new doors for generations of students
As Occidental welcomes its first Obama Scholars to campus, program administrators and three seasoned seniors forge a sense of community built upon the ideals of the initiative’s namesake
Former Obama insider David Plouffe talks about elections past, present, and future as the 2020 race fast approaches
New books, articles, and films from Oxy alumni and faculty