Occidental magazine brings you campus news, in-depth features, and profiles of amazing alumni.

Christy Leavitt, Oceana
Fall 2019

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

Class of 1969 reunion
Summer 2019

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

Gibbys Professor
Spring 2019

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

Brian Newhall
Winter 2019

A host of Oxy hoops greats return to campus to surprise men’s basketball coach Brian Newhall ’83 in commemoration of three decades on the hardwood

Fall 2018

Kind, focused, concerned, and effective, Carolyn Adams (1950-2018) embodied the spirit of the Oxy community

Summer 2018

Catherine Haight ’98 balances a thriving Hollywood career as a TV and film editor with a commitment to empowering women and children in Congo

Fall 2016

What does it take to get the College experience off to a roaring start? Sixty oversized paws, a strong pair of lungs, and lots of caffeine

Winter 2013

Fifty years after a disapproving dad quashed their dream wedding, Janice Rude '64 and Prentiss Willson '65 tie the knot at Oxy