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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.

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February 21, 2018

The Tigers finish the season 19-6 overall, 12-4 in the SCIAC. They will host No. 3 seed and traditional rival Pomona-Pitzer at Rush Gym on Friday at 7 p.m. in the team's first home playoff game since 2008. The conference tournament determines the automatic bid to the NCAA Division III playoffs.

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February 20, 2018

Currently the Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and professor of environmental science and policy at Harvard University, Holdren also served as science adviser to President Barack Obama from January 2009 to January 2017, the longest-serving science adv

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February 15, 2018

This is the eighth consecutive year Occidental has hosted the L.A. County Science Olympiad, but this year only students in first through fifth grades will be competing on campus. (Middle and high school students will compete at other area college campuses on different dates.)

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February 14, 2018

The event, held in Thorne Hall at 8 p.m., is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Tickets may be reserved through the Eventbrite page.

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February 14, 2018

Among the alumni staging their work will be Anne Garcia Romero ‘87, whose plays have been performed at the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Mark Taper Forum, and the Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference; Erik Patterson ’00, Ovation Award-nominated playwright and Emmy-nominated TV writer; and Rachel Noll ’08, actress, screenwriter and filmmaker known for her indie feature Don’t Pass

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February 6, 2018

Famous for singing while accompanying herself on the upright and electric bass, she has won four Grammy Awards, including the award for Best New Artist in 2011, the first jazz artist in history to win in this category.

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February 5, 2018

"Los Angeles can, should, and will lead in building the healthier and more prosperous world that we dream of for our children and grandchildren," Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday in a campus speech announcing the joint effort.

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January 18, 2018

In addition, the study, co-authored by Bhavna Shamasunder, assistant professor of urban and environmental policy at Occidental College, shows that many South Los Angeles residents don’t realize they live in close proximity to active urban oil wells and would not know how to contact regulators about the ill effects they suffer as a result.

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January 9, 2018

Oxy is ranked highly in the latest editions of major college guides, including U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review’s The Best 382 Colleges, the Fiske Guide to Colleges, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times.

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December 12, 2017

Occidental remains a safe distance from Southern California wildfires, including the Creek fire, the closest to campus, which is now 98 percent contained. Air quality on campus remains good, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District. Wind has not been a factor on campus this week.

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