Occidental Magazine

Occidental magazine brings you campus news, in-depth features, and profiles of exceptional alumni. For the 2022-23 academic year, the magazine will publish two print and digital issues (Fall 2022 and Spring 2023) and two digital-only issues (Summer 2022 and Winter 2023).

Mixed Media

New books by Oxy alumni, and Cooper Raiff ’19’s sophomore film cha-chas its way to Sundance glory

Safety Dance!

After two years of remote rhythms, Dance Production returns to the Thorne Hill stage, masks and all

Six Words That Went Viral

A racist text exchange between two students goes public, putting College policy under a microscope and stirring a conversation around campus culture

Sweet Science

From Summer 2009: Professor of Psychology Nancy Dess measures emotionality and taste through her research with rats. How did one fincky rodent send her studies in a new direction?

Best Desk Job Ever

Looking back on his tenure as the nation’s first Chinese American state attorney general, David Louie ’73 offers an unvarnished account of the inner workings of government, politics, and the law

Technology Meets Theology

Through an ambitious research and journalism initiative, Steven Barrie-Anthony ’04 curates a conversation about the impact of technology on human relationships

Minor Milestones in Public Health

Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, public health remains at the center of the global discourse—but Oxy faculty and students have been engaged in the conversation far longer

40 Million Meals Served

It's not easy to follow an Oxy culinary legend—but Amy Munoz made the job her own over the last four decades. Somewhere, Clancy Morrison is smiling

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