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.

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.

Odelia Putterman '23 and Jack Thomas-Colwell '23 Named Goldwater Scholars
April 8, 2022

Continuing a 34-year Occidental College tradition, Odelia Putterman ’23 and Jack Thomas-Colwell ’23 have been named 2022 Goldwater Scholars. Putterman and Thomas-Colwell are the 44th and 45th Oxy students to win the country’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarship in the sciences since the award was established in 1989.

Caleb Reyes '22 on "Wheel of Fortune"
March 25, 2022

Less than 24 hours after his $24,698 win on “Wheel of Fortune” was broadcast nationwide Wednesday night, the jokes hurled at Caleb Reyes ’22 started from his Tiger baseball teammates.

"Ethics" on a glass background
March 25, 2022

Five Oxy students made history as the first team from the College to compete in the National Ethics Bowl Competition last month, showcasing Oxy students’ ability to engage in civil discourse surrounding tough, divisive issues.

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.

Shanghai skyline at night
March 21, 2022

Students often come to Oxy thinking about internships or graduate school opportunities. Fellowships, on the other hand, are a little less familiar to most. Read on to learn about what they are and what fellowships can do for you (yes, you!).

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.

(Clockwise order): Peter Grimmett '23, Mira Ranganath '23, Edin Custo '23, Tehreen Navira Hai '23, Jack Thomas-Colwell '23
March 7, 2022

Five Occidental College students collaborating with faculty mentors in the fields of geology, physics, biochemistry, biology and chemistry have been named 2022-23 Science Scholars and presented with research grants funded by the Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris and Fletcher Jones foundations.

Greenland is one possible destination for Occidental's student Fulbright applicants.
February 28, 2022

For the seventeenth consecutive year, Occidental College is one of the country’s top producers of student Fulbright Awards, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education’s annual Fulbright rankings.

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.

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