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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.

Former U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.)
February 6, 2020

Speaking on the day the Senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump in his historic impeachment trial, former U.S. Senator Jeff Flake expressed deep concern about the future of the Republican Party as Occidental College’s 2020 Jack Kemp ’57 Distinguished Lecturer.

January 31, 2020

“Repealing ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’: Lessons Learned and Where We Are Today,” the third in Occidental College’s Obama Scholars Program Speaker Series, will be presented on Thursday, February 27 at 3:30 p.m. in Choi Auditorium.

January 28, 2020

More than 250 students, faculty, alumni and staff participated in Occidental’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service event on Jan. 25, with volunteers at twelve sites across Los Angeles.

January 27, 2020

University of Chicago cultural theorist C. Riley Snorton has been named Occidental College’s 2020 Stafford Ellison Wright Black Alumni Scholar-in-Residence.

January 24, 2020

In 1965, as part of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty, Occidental College signed up for a new program called Upward Bound created to see if low-income high school students “can profit from a real chance at a higher education,” as one federal official put it.

January 13, 2020

Former U.S. Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona will discuss the current state of conservatism and partisan politics with former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods ’76 on February 5 as Occidental College’s 2020 Jack Kemp ’57 Distinguished Lecturer.

January 9, 2020

Occidental College professors Peter Dreier and Mijin Cha will discuss and sign copies of their new anthology, We Own the Future: Democratic Socialism – American Style (New Press) at Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena on Thursday, January 23 at 7 p.m.

December 16, 2019

The Occidental College Glee Club will tour Arizona January 11-14, bringing its wide-ranging repertoire of a capella choral music to Mesa, Phoenix, Sedona and Flagstaff.

Art senior comps opening reception, 2019
December 3, 2019

Working in a variety of media, 10 Occidental College seniors will make their public debut on December 5 with the opening reception for “Syndicate: A Comprehensive Exhibition” in the gallery of the College’s new Oxy Arts community art center on York Boulevard in Highland Park.

Students walking across campus
September 25, 2019

Can new conceptions of human rights be part of a more effective response to a wave of global xenophobic nationalism?

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