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July 25, 2008

What began as an academic exercise in Occidental College Professor Derek Shearer’s "American Grand Strategy" class earlier this year — developing a comprehensive series of strategic foreign policy recommendations for America’s next president — has begun to attract national and even international attention.

July 16, 2008

The critically acclaimed Occidental Children’s Theater will present "Han Solo and Gretel," an original story, plus three adaptations of traditional folktales in its 13th season in the Remsen Bird Hillside Theater on the Occidental campus July 10 through Aug. 23.

June 20, 2008

Occidental College’s Kristi Upson-Saia received the Best First Article Prize from the North American Patristics Society (NAPS) for her article, "Caught in a Compromising Position: The Biblical Exegesis and Characterization of Biblical Protagonists in the Syriac Dialogue Hymns."

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.

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