2018: The Year in Photos

Marc Campos

Look back on the past year through the lens of Occidental College photographer Marc Campos.

Ranging from moments of triumph to moments of reflection, we narrowed down an eventful year's worth of photography to our ten favorites. As we approach the end of 2018, take a moment to look back and enjoy these vibrant snapshots of the Occidental experience.

Zach Baines ’19 dunks like he means it during Oxy’s game against University of Redlands in Rush Gym on Feb. 20. Oxy went on to win the game 89-­69, with the team clinching the No. 2 seed in the SCIAC Postseason Tournament. This capped off Oxy's best basketball season in nearly a decade.


When not enjoying campus, international student and avid surfer Enrique Goudet ’21 of Mexico spent time this semester finding his way around L.A. beaches. He is pictured here at Fiji Hill, his favorite Occidental spot, on Feb. 22.


After 70 years, Dance Production is still going strong and represents the largest student club on campus. The student-choreographed and performed extravaganza took place in Thorne Hall in March.


If the sun is out (which it often is), students can be found enjoying the Golden Hour on the lawn surrounding the Lucille Y. Gilman Memorial Fountain, like this group on March 28.


The South Asian Students Association brought the Holi festival to campus with joy and color for all on March 30. From SASA: "Holi is a Hindu festival that marks the arrival of spring, the victory of good over evil, and a day of joyful celebration with friends & family."


On May 20, the Class of 2018 gathered triumphantly in front of family, friends, faculty, staff, and distinguished guests to celebrate Commencement in the Remsen Bird Hillside Theater.


Incoming first-years from the class of 2022 and their families are welcomed by enthusiastic O-Team members during the fall Welcome to Oxy event in the Remsen Bird Hillside Theater, on Aug. 23.


Students enjoy roller skating, music and snacks on Thorne Hall patio as part of Welcome Weekend, sponsored by the Office of Student Life, Sept. 1.


For the Tiger Club Tailgate, part of Homecoming and Family Weekend 2018, alumni, students and parents gather for food, drinks and plenty of Oxy spirit prior to two athletics events. Partygoers are pictured on Oct. 19 at the Lucille Y. Gilman Memorial Fountain.


Students watch an especially stunning autumn sunset from Fiji Hill on Oct. 1.