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Motown's Gordy Advises Class of 2007
Motown founder Berry Gordy shared his philosophy of life — "my weapons against confusion and despair" — and some of the secrets of his own success as a songwriter, producer, and...
Berry Gordy to Speak at Commencement
Berry Gordy, founder of Motown Records and of a school of music that crossed racial divides and helped transform American popular tastes, will be the featured commencement speaker...
Oxy Remembers "Barry" Obama '83
Almost 30 years ago, he was a freshman from Honolulu living in Haines Hall, playing pick-up basketball and developing a reputation as a campus activist.
Santana Speaks at Convocation
Music icon Carlos Santana kicked off Occidental College’s 119 th academic year on Aug. 31, when he received an honorary doctor of music, addressed the Class of 2009, and performed...
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