World News 1

Ximena Santiago

Iran. Despite the disapproval of theologian leaders, affluent Iranian families are starting to welcome cats and dogs into their homes. The significant increase in recent pet ownership follows an increase in availability of pet food at grocery stores an...  Read More »

UN Week brings speakers, films

Starting Tuesday, students will be able to experience four days of interactive events and talks about the United Nations (U.N.) and its influence in...  Read More »


SAE changes recruitment, rush policy

Occidental’s chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) will no longer participate in formal recruitment week, according to Assistant Director of...  Read More »

Students join faculty retreat

Faculty members discussed the reform of the Cultural Studies Program (CSP) and the creation of a Black studies program at a full-day retreat Ja...  Read More »

View All »

Killer Mike feels the Bern

Killer Mike feels the Bern

Benj Salkind

Senator Bernie Sanders has a new best friend, and his name is Killer Mike. You might know Mike from his role as one half of the rap duo Run the Jewels or for being a f...  Read More »

February 9, 2016 • 1 comment


Local rapper Quez makes waves at Occidental

February 9, 2016

Mac MacLeod

‘Starchitect’ speaks at Disney Concert Hall

February 9, 2016


Floating Library drifts into Echo Park Lake

February 9, 2016

View All »

Why you should clean your blender, call your mom, and tell your roommate you hate their candles

Griff Wynne

The only things less fruitful than hookup culture at Occidental are campus smoothies. Green Bean or Cooler, smoothies here come from a box and have less produce than a Do...  Read More »

February 9, 2016 • 0 comments

‘Realistic’ Barbies will not solve body issues

February 9, 2016

To slim down, Marketplace must ‘bulk’ up

February 9, 2016

Letter to the editor

December 7, 2015

AndreaHeadshot (1)

There’s more to social media campaigns than ‘slacktivism’

December 2, 2015

View All »

  • The tale of two buses

    In Cuba there are two currencies: the Cuban Peso a.k.a Moneda Nacional and the CUC. Cuban’s who work for the state are paid in Cuban Pesos which...

  • Franklin Graham and Samaritan’s Purse

    Franklin Graham, son of renowned Christian evangelist Billy Graham, is almost as well known as his famous father, although for slightly different thin...

  • Episode 5

    Your brain is jumbled in the midst of a hectic school day as you make a beeline to the library. You pass by a professor in the Quad and suddenly remem...

  • A Letter to Myself

    On Thursday evening, I received a text message from my mom that said: “Look what just came in the mail.” Since I was in the midst of doing m...

  • Consolidating Financial Regulation

    The stock market crash that happened this past summer is still fresh in the memories of many Chinese consumers, bankers and politicians. In order to t...

  • Honored, Precious, LOVED: On Mary and Joseph, and the heresy of misogyny

    “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine…you are precious in my eyes, and honored, and I love you.̶...

  • Nearing the End

    As I pass the "one month left" point in my study abroad experience, I find myself somewhere between excited to go home and inexpressibly sad about hav...

  • Clinton: Her views over the last 7 years

    Seven years ago, Hillary Clinton ran against Barack Obama for the Democratic Party nomination. She lost, and Obama went on to win the presidency. Howe...

  • Welfare States

    Welfare states ensure the economic security of its citizens by utilizing vehicles such as free higher education, universal health care, day care, etc....

  • Island hopping

    As part of my program here in the Galápgos, between modules three and four, we go on an "island hopping" trip, meaning we take boats around to see th...