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February 12, 2008

Thirty-four Occidental College students have been invited to present at this year’s National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) and showcase their original work in a wide range of disciplines.

January 22, 2008


Such was Chris Kyles ’08’s reaction when he first opened the door of his single at Rangeview Hall, which opened to students on Jan. 19.

December 18, 2007

Robert A. Skotheim, former president of Whitman College and retired president of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, has been appointed president of Occidental College beginning Jan. 1, 2008.

October 29, 2007

Entering the meet the teams were seeded first (women) and second (men) but by the end of the competition both Tigers squads could call themselves SCIAC Champions.

October 10, 2007

In what appears to be a new trend, surviving combat soldiers are transforming their bodies into grave markers.

October 2, 2007

Unflinching honesty and "friendly yet firm" self-discipline are two key traits shared by successful writers, author Anne Lamott told the audience at Occidental College’s Thorne Hall on Tues., Oct. 2 as the first speaker in the College’s First Tuesdays series.

August 17, 2007

Grammy-winning violin virtuoso Hilary Hahn will perform with pianist Valentina Lisitsa in her only Southern California recital this season in Occidental College’s Thorne Hall on Friday, Oct. 19 at 8 p.m.

May 21, 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 entrepreneur to a standing-room-only audience at Occidental College’s 125th commencement ceremony on May 20.

April 5, 2007

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 at Occidental College’s May 20 graduation ceremony.

January 29, 2007

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.