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

Joshua Medina, Moore Lab
Spring 2020

Joshua Medina ’19 has developed a new technique for documenting the colors of bird plumage in 3-D

After We Leave, Aleem Hossain
Spring 2020

Assistant professor Aleem Hossain realized a dream when his first feature film was released theatrically in February—just before cinemas suddenly closed

Humbug! Wendy Jean Katz
Spring 2020

From New York City's "penny" papers to feminist manifestos for the revolution: new books and music by Oxy authors

Alumni Seal Honorees Occidental College
Spring 2020

With plans for Alumni Reunion Weekend on ice, this year’s Alumni Seal recipients reflect on their Oxy experience and their daily routine in “the new normal”

President Silas Evans in 1918
Spring 2020

The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918–19 claimed the lives of more than 675,000 Americans and shut down the College for seven weeks—but it could have been even worse for Oxy

Day For Oxy
Spring 2020

How the inaugural Day For Oxy shattered all expectations—and established "a new tradition for the College"

Oxy Reunions
Spring 2020

Writing in late March, members of the Class of '68 discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their daily lives in this Tigerwire extra

April Banks, Oxy Arts
Winter 2020

With a rich menu of contemporary programming, the College’s Oxy Arts initiative nourishes socially conscious dialogue between the campus and community

Dan Springer DocuSign
Winter 2020

At the height of his career in 2014, Dan Springer ’85 stepped away from the daily grind to raise his two sons. Then a dream job with DocuSign lured him back to the office—and personally and professionally, he’s never been happier

Kayla Nolan, Girls Gotta Run
Winter 2020

Using running as a foundation for a better life, Girls Gotta Run executive director Kayla Nolan ’11 brings hope to school-age girls in Ethiopia one step at a time

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