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.

President Harry J. Elam, Jr. at the podium at inauguration
April 25, 2022

Harry J. Elam, Jr. was inaugurated as Occidental College’s 16th president in a joyous April 23 ceremony showcasing the arts and Elam’s call to bring “New Harmonies” to an Occidental liberal arts education.

Members of Oxy's women's baseball club team
April 11, 2022

After only a month of practices Oxy’s Womxn’s Baseball team earned a second place finish and sportsmanship award at their first Baseball for All Women’s College Club Championships. 

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.

The new percussion studio at Oxy, featuring many instruments
February 24, 2022

Take a photographic tour of three beautiful and functional spaces on campus: the Fletcher Jones Foundation Computing Classroom, the Percussion Studio and Sycamore Glen.

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.

Graduation Day 2021 on Patterson Field
December 13, 2021

Look back on the past year through the lens of Occidental College photographer Marc Campos and freelance photographer Sam Leigh.

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.

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.

Renee Ye '24
October 29, 2021

Oxy’s adapted in-person experience has allowed international student Renee Ye ’24 to find her voice in class and a community in her home away from home.

Front stairs to AGC building on campus
October 27, 2021

One week after fall break, infection rates at Oxy were lower than Los Angeles County levels.

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