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.

water polo players in Oxy's De Mandel pool
September 23, 2021

The Occidental College men’s water polo team outscored Mt. San Antonio College 15-6 in their inaugural game at the De Mandel Aquatics Center Sept. 15.

October 13, 2020

Occidental College will discontinue its football program, ending three years of deliberations about its future that ultimately reflect the unique challenges specific to Occidental football and the substantial financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Harry J. Elam, Jr.

Oxy athletics facilities
October 1, 2020

In spite of a remote fall semester and the cancellation of fall sports, Occidental coaches have continued to recruit student-athletes amidst the COVID-19 pandemic uncertainty and create environments for first years to succeed as first-time student-athletes.

Bill Anderson, 1954 baseball team
July 23, 2020

Oxy’s legendary baseball coach, who coached 10 SCIAC championship teams, will receive association’s highest honor.

Goat Yoga on the Occidental campus
December 20, 2019

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

2019 athletics hall of fame awardees
September 24, 2019

A dominating baseball team, an international volleyball star, an Olympic hurdler, a PGA tour champion and an All-American water polo goalie will be inducted into the Occidental Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, October 18, during Family & Homecoming Weekend.

Sabrina Degnan '19, candidate for 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year
September 10, 2019

Occidental College track and field and volleyball star Sabrina Degnan ’19 has been named a top candidate for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award.

Oxy students athletes Sabrina Degnan and Austin DeWitz
May 8, 2019

Sabrina Degnan and Austin DeWitz both took home SCIAC Field Athlete of the Year honors on Tuesday after standout senior seasons.

Oxy Men's basketball team members
February 16, 2019

The Occidental men's basketball team scrapped its way past No. 9 Pomona-Pitzer 64-63 at Rush Gym on Saturday, spoiling the Sagehens' undefeated conference season.

December 14, 2018

Shanda Ness has been named the new Occidental College Athletic Director, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Rob Flot announced on Friday.

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