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June 13, 2008

Next season, Occidental fans will have a whole new reason to cheer on Tiger athletic teams in Rush Gym. The facility is getting a $1.5-million facelift.

June 5, 2008

With a ringing vote of confidence, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa urged the Class of 2008 to assume a leadership role as part of "America's first truly global generation" at Occidental College's 126th commencement ceremony May 18 on the Occidental campus.

April 7, 2008

Seven members of the 2007 Occidental College men’s water polo team earned All-Academic recognition while playing at a highly competitive level in the pool.

April 7, 2008

Heidi VanDerveer, who has more than two decades of experience on both the collegiate and professional levels, has been named head women’s basketball coach at Occidental College, Athletic Director Jaime Hoffman announced Monday.

March 21, 2008

Senior Connor Whitman is the first Tiger basketball player in the history of the program to be named the D3Hoops.com West Region Player of the Year.

March 10, 2008

The Whitworth University Pirates handed the No. 25 Tigers an 83-75 loss before 1,600 fans at the packed Whitworth Fieldhouse Saturday, bringing Occidental’s season to a close in the second round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Tournament.

March 7, 2008

Fighting back from a 15-point first-half deficit, the Occidental men’s basketball team defeated traditional Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foe Pomona-Pitzer 52-51 Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs.

March 3, 2008

Although they came up short in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s first-ever Post-Season Tournament last week, Occidental’s men’s basketball team will be going to the NCAA Division III playoffs, thanks to an at-large bid announced today.

March 2, 2008

After winning the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship, the women’s basketball team fell in the final of the first-ever SCIAC Post-Season Tournament Saturday, losing to to La Verne 79-51.

February 29, 2008

After wrapping up their first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship in 28 years, the Occidental women’s basketball team took one step closer Thursday to representing SCIAC in the NCAA Division III playoffs by downing the Cal Lutheran Regals 69-47 in Rush Gymnasium.

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