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.

students cheering at a water polo game at the DeMandel 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.

Orientation leaders welcome new students to campus
August 23, 2021

On Monday, August 23, Occidental College welcomed the Class of 2025 as first-year and transfer students moved into their residence halls in an atmosphere of anticipation and excitement.

Two students with masks on campus
August 4, 2021

Students are bringing campus back to life this summer through a variety of programs that are returning the Oxy experience to an in-person experience.

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.

Anahy Lizarraga '23 in the biology lab
July 14, 2021

More than 100 students have convened at Occidental for the annual 10-week research program, some living and learning on campus for the very first time.

Oxy campus with roses
May 3, 2021

Occidental students, staff and faculty celebrate the annual tradition of Student Leadership Awards.

Oxy students at the Apollo Night performance
January 27, 2021

This year’s Black History Month expands opportunities to virtually commemorate Black history and achievement, on campus and beyond.

Gilman Fountain on Oxy's campus
January 27, 2021

Occidental’s iconic Gilman Fountain at the main entrance to campus has been redesigned and restored for future generations to admire and enjoy.

Arts image by Julia Driscoll
September 23, 2020

The campus arts community continues to offer opportunities despite classes moving online this semester. Dance Production (Dance Pro), PULSE and Glee Club are continuing their activities and instruction remotely via Zoom to connect students and facilitate their practices.

Latinx graduation photo
September 21, 2020

For this year’s Latinx Heritage Month, taking place September 15 through October 15, virtual events and exhibits will celebrate Latinx heritage at Occidental and in the creative world.

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