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.

February 13, 2009

Occidental College has again been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, this time for exemplary efforts in service to disadvantaged youth.

February 6, 2009

Legendary Occidental track coach Payton Jordan, who presided over the golden age of Tiger track and field in the 1950s, died Thursday of cancer at his home in Laguna Hills. He was 91.

February 2, 2009

Area high school science students converged on the Occidental College campus on Saturday, Jan. 31 to find out what floats their boats.

January 30, 2009

Jonathan Veitch has been selected by the Occidental College Board of Trustees as Occidental’s 15th president.

January 23, 2009

The Occidental College Department of Theater is proud to present "Words, Rhymes, and Drama: An Evening of Hip Hop Theatre," a solo performance by Will Power.

January 21, 2009

It was standing-room only in 400-seat Keck Theater on the Occidental College campus as students, staff, and faculty gathered to watch the inauguration of President Barack Obama ’83 on Jan. 20.

December 3, 2008

Occidental College assistant politics professor Caroline Heldman’s efforts to help rebuild the lives of women in post-Katrina New Orleans is being recognized by the V-Day Movement with an $8,000 V To The Tenth Leadership Award.

December 2, 2008

Ten Occidental College seniors have been elected to membership in the Delta of California Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honors organization.

November 24, 2008

Occidental football fell to the Willamette Bearcats 48-33 on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs in Salem, Ore., as three members of the men's cross country team competed in the national championships in Hanover, Ind.

November 11, 2008

Approximately 1,000 members of the Occidental College community will be among the millions of local residents participating in the Nov. 13 Great Southern California ShakeOut, believed to be the largest emergency preparedness drill in U.S. history.

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