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Oxy's 2019 science scholars
February 28, 2019

Five Occidental College students collaborating with faculty in the fields of biochemistry, chemistry, physics, geology and kinesiology have been named 2019-20 Science Scholars and presented with research grants funded by the Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris and Fletcher Jones foundations.

Oxy Men's basketball team members
February 16, 2019

The Occidental men's basketball team scrapped its way past No. 9 Pomona-Pitzer 64-63 at Rush Gym on Saturday, spoiling the Sagehens' undefeated conference season.

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February 11, 2019

For the fourteenth 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.

A street intersection in Pasadena, California
February 10, 2019

The economic divide between top-income and low-income households in Pasadena continues to widen, driven by increasingly expensive housing and low wages, according to a new report from Occidental College’s Urban and Environmental Policy Institute.

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January 29, 2019

(Re)Designing LA, a public-events series led by Occidental College Professor of Practice Christopher Hawthorne, Los Angeles’ first-ever chief design officer, will call on a broad cast of experts and activists to explore how the city can promote innovative design while addressing climate change and guarding against displacement and the erasure of neighborhood culture and histo

Occidental College President Jonathan Veitch
January 28, 2019

Jonathan Veitch announced today at the Board of Trustees’ regularly scheduled quarterly meeting that he will step down in June 2020 after a successful 11-year tenure as Occidental College’s 15th president.

Artwork by Candice Line.
January 18, 2019

Named this month by ArtNews as “One of 15 Los Angeles Artists to Watch,” Candice Lin is Occidental College’s 2018-19 Wanlass Artist in Residence. Presented by Oxy Arts, the college's interdisciplinary hub for the arts on campus and in the community, Lin’s exhibition, “The inscrutable speech of objects,” will open in the College’s Weingart Gallery January 31.

Oxy's glee club performing
January 2, 2019

Continuing a century-old tradition, the Occidental College Glee Club will bring its signature blend of classical and contemporary masterpieces to venues throughout Southern California on its annual winter tour in January 2019.

Students standing on Fiji Hill at sunset
December 17, 2018

Look back on the past year through the lens of Occidental College photographer Marc Campos.

December 14, 2018

Shanda Ness has been named the new Occidental College Athletic Director, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Rob Flot announced on Friday.

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