What's inside the Winter 2015 Occidental Magazine? Look below.
Eight Secrets to Postgraduate Success
As Oxy’s Career Development Center prepares to expand its footprint on campus, eight young alumni share the lessons they learned forging their own career paths.
To Be the Best
Coach Rob Bartlett builds on the Tigers’ storied track and field history—and hopes to usher in a new era of competitiveness for Oxy athletics.
What Price Glory?
With 21 sports to support and limited means to do so, Occidental gets selective in its approach to reviving its fortunes.
A Century of SCIAC
For 100 years, the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has fostered the intellectual development of student-athletes. And from the Shoes to the Olympics, Tigers have created many magical moments.
Guided by Voices
Carrying the baton in the tradition of her Oxy mentor, Howard Swan, Joyce Keil ’64 shares the music of the Ragazzi Boys Chorus with the world.
From President Veitch
In promoting the success of Occidental’s athletic programs, we are promoting the success of the College as a whole.
From the Readers
Reactions across the spectrum to “The Sit-In of ’69.” Also: President Veitch questioned, Grant Dunlap ’46 remembered, and Joanna Gleason ’72 applauded.
From the Quad
The Fight Over Oxy Petroleum
A student-led campaign to divest the College of fossil-fuel investments raises questions about institutional priorities and practices.
A Polarizing Report
An external review of Occidental’s Title IX policies and procedures produces new recommendations while renewing existing frustrations.
Commencement speaker (and Homeland Security Chief) Jeh Johnson, professor Nell Irvin Painter on emancipation, President Barack Obama ’83 on Clancy’s cuisine, and Oxy’s Fulbright prodigiousness.
Polar Opposites, Common Ground
Seniors Julia Kingsley and Tsering Lama didn’t see eye to eye on divestment until a study abroad program on climate change brought them together
I Love Third L.A.
Los Angeles Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne brings the city’s future into focus in a series of public talks.
‘Torpedo’ Hits the Mark
Independent filmmaker Julien Lasseur ’11 had never heard of “Project Greenlight” before his girlfriend told him about the contest. But a smart superhero parody took him into the top 10.
Building a Better Cocktail
Dylan Purcell-Lowe ’12 taps into the Oxy network to kickstart the ultimate home bartending device.
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