News

Keep up to date on Oxy’s latest news and events. For more information, contact the College’s Office of Marketing and Communications at (323) 259-2677.

woman standing on stage with a simulated court of supreme court judges behind her
November 16, 2022

Occidental’s Theater and Performance Studies department will open their production of Roe on Nov. 17.

Star Trek logo against an outer space background
November 16, 2022

Jamie Potter ’23 is one of only 12 students chosen for the fall program from a national pool.

Occidental College Children's Theater
August 1, 2022

The critically acclaimed Occidental Children’s Theater is celebrating more than​25 years with an original story, The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly Duckling, plus three adventurous adaptations of traditional folktales for a seven-week outdoor run in the Remsen Bird Hillside Theater on the Occidental campus.

Mellon Grant to Fund "Humanities for Just Communities" Initiative
January 26, 2022

A $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will fund Occidental’s “Humanities for Just Communities” (HJC) program, a three-year collaborative teaching and community-engaged initiative that will introduce incoming and first-year students to the problem-solving power of the humanities to advance health equity, migrant justice and freedom struggles.

Student actors on stage performing "Everybody"
November 2, 2021

After a year and a half of disruption by COVID-19, the theater department is mounting live productions of Everybody and Seize the King.

Nurses in Japan wearing PPE Portraits
February 22, 2021

Created for first-year students in a remote learning environment, the new programs pair in-depth academics with real-world action, exemplifying the potential and vitality of the liberal arts.

Oxy Arts on York
February 4, 2020

A five-year, $1 million grant from the Mellon Foundation will make it possible for Occidental College to widen its network of community partners in Northeast LA and expand its arts education programs to enhance local residents’ engagement with the issues that matter to them.

Occidental College Children's Theater
July 10, 2019

The critically acclaimed Occidental Children’s Theater will celebrate its ​24th year with an original story, The Adventures of Christopher Robin Hood, plus three adventurous adaptations of traditional folktales for a seven-week outdoor run in the Remsen Bird Hillside Theater on

Oxy Arts on York
May 22, 2019

Oxy Arts, Occidental College’s community-based arts hub, will formally open the doors of its newly renovated York Boulevard space on Wednesday, May 22 with a 5 p.m. community open house, the first in a series of four over the next week.