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A Movement Not a Moment
A long-simmering debate over diversity and equity at Oxy came to a boil in November, with hundreds of students demanding institutional reform. As a new semester dawns with the promise of change, can the campus heal and unite going forward?
The Grateful 8
Before Kwame Do ’16 became SCIAC’s all-time rushing leader in football, he had to rekindle his love for the game. It's a good thing for Oxy that he did.
Building on relationships with community partners and documenting the history of Northeast Los Angeles, Oxy’s Special Collections fosters direct links to the classroom and the academic life of the College.
Richard C. Gilman: 1923-2016
Oxy’s 10th president advanced the College to greater heights with a clear vision and a personal touch.
Heart Like a Wheel
Undeterred by life’s obstacles—including the 15 surgeries he’s endured related to his rheumatoid arthritis—Professor Roger Boesche and wife Mandy share a love for the world, adventure, and each other.
From President Veitch
On Oxy’s environmental sciences future.
From the Readers
Memories of Mrs. Dalloway and Robert Ryf ’39’s radio legacy, and one reader questions our cover story selection.
Jacqueline Surdell ’15 explains the genesis of Project 2015, her senior art project that’s left the Arthur G. Coons Administrative Center in knots.
President Barack Obama ’83 follows Occidental (@OxyNews) on Twitter. Do you?
From the Quad
Delivering messages of optimism in difficult times, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Professor Woody Studenmund make Commencement 2015 a ceremony to remember.
Still Clueless After All These Years
Two decades after Alicia Silverstone and crew stormed into shopping malls and cinemas, a new book and a popular blog document the timelessness of Clueless—and Oxy’s role in its making.
Six Tigers Roar Into Hall of Fame
A Wimbledon champion, an NFL veteran, a pair of Olympians, a beloved baseball coach, and a track and field legend will receive Oxy athletics’ highest honor on October 16.
Fueled by a resurgent track team, a strong women’s lacrosse squad, and standouts in tennis and baseball, Oxy goes out on a high.
New additions to the Oxy bookshelf.
Ming Cho Lee ’53 didn’t turn into the “dean of American set designers” overnight. But as biographer Arnold Aronson explains, it was Omar Paxson ’48 who turned Lee into a designer.
Band on the Rise
Brothers Willie and Truman Morrison ’07 started making music at Oxy and took their act to the Roxy. Now they’re knocking on Nashville’s door.
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