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.

Billboard Names Occidental College One of Top Music Programs
October 11, 2022

For the third year, Occidental College’s Music Department has been named as one of the world’s top music business programs by Billboard magazine.

Gabriela Cowperthwaite '93 with her camera
October 4, 2022

Gabriela Cowperthwaite ’93 screened her new documentary “The Grab” at the 2022 Toronto Film Festival (TIFF) this month.

Janna Ireland and Jose Guadalupe Sanchez III join Occidental College Art & Art History Dept.
September 26, 2022

As the newest faculty members in Oxy's Art and Art History Department this fall, Janna Ireland and Jose Guadalupe Sanchez III will be teaching photography and painting, respectively. But the impact these two artists--Oxy's first Mellon Faculty Diversity Initiative Post-Doctoral Fellows--will have on the department extends far beyond their initial teaching assignments.

Choi Auditorium interior
September 12, 2022

The longstanding annual tradition is being reactivated with a full series of in-person events for the first time since the start of the pandemic.

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.

Linda Besemer's abstract artwork
April 15, 2022

Besemer, Occidental College’s James Irvine Distinguished Professor of Art and Art History, has been honored with a 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Automation trailer still
April 11, 2022

Grammy-nominated, Emmy-winning composer Adam Schoenberg’s cutting-edge new work invites listeners to consider the conflicts and connections between human and machine. It also yielded an exciting interdisciplinary collaboration at Occidental.

A survey of the art of Occidental's Linda Besemer is at the Kleefled Contemporary.
February 15, 2022

The works of two Occidental College faculty artists are featured in two new Southern California exhibitions that opened this month.

A still from senior Naomi Miyamoto's film
September 27, 2021

“Well, It Wasn’t Supposed to be This Way,” a short film by Naomi Miyamoto ’21, earned a finalist position in the KCET Fine Cut Festival of Films among students from powerhouse film programs like USC and UCLA.

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