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.

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.

November 4, 2008

A roar that could be heard all across the Occidental College campus erupted Nov. 4 when television commentators declared Barack Obama ’83 had been elected the 44th president of the United States -- the country’s first African-American chief executive.

November 4, 2008

Award-winning Los Angeles journalist Celeste Fremon will discuss her book "G-Dog and the Homeboys: Father Greg Boyle and the Gangs of East Los Angeles" with Father Boyle during a Nov. 5 talk in Johnson 200 on the Occidental campus.  The 7 p.m. presentation is free and open to the public.

October 28, 2008

What were the days following Hurricane Katrina really like? 

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