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.

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.

State Sen. Maria Elena Durazo speaks at Occidental College's 2022 Commencement
May 15, 2022

Praising the value of youthful idealism, State Sen. Maria Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles) urged the members of the Class of 2022 not to lose touch with their younger selves after graduation at Occidental College’s 140th Commencement ceremony on May 15.

Director of prehealth Kat Wang and students
May 5, 2022

A dinner reception was held to honor the achievements of the ‘pandemic cohort’ of pre-health students—which include a 72% admission rate to graduate programs—and inspire future applicants.

Warner Music Group executives speak to Occidental College students
April 8, 2022

Three top executives from Warner Music Group (WMG)—two Oxy alumni and a parent of a current student—provided insight into the rapidly evolving music and entertainment industry and offered some practical advice on how to break into the business in a March 28 panel presentation at Occidental.

Winona LaDuke
March 25, 2022

Internationally renowned activist, environmentalist, and two-time vice presidential candidate Winona LaDuke will speak at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 14 in Choi Auditorium as Occidental College's 2022 Phi Beta Kappa Speaker. The event is free and open to the public. Proof of vaccination is required.

Shae Campbell and Alexis Chang perform at Apollo Night 2022.
March 16, 2022

Oxy’s annual Apollo Night talent show capped off Black History Month with diverse talents from a range of students.

Justin Dunnavant, archaeologist
February 1, 2022

Dunnavant is an archaeologist, assistant professor of anthropology at UCLA, and co-founder and president of the Society of Black Archaeologists.

Two students performing at Apollo Night talent show
January 27, 2022

This year’s Black History Month expands opportunities to commemorate Black history and achievement beyond the campus community.

Students gathered on the Quad for a Diwali celebration event
November 12, 2021

Diwali dinner, hosted by the South Asian Student Association, brings the community together with Indian food, dance, art and stories of what the celebration means to students.

Heather McGee
July 23, 2021

Heather McGhee, New York Times bestselling author of The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together, will join President Elam on August 2 at 2 p.m. for a virtual conversation open to all students, faculty, staff, alumni and families.

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