President Jonathan Veitch addressed a near-capacity Choi Auditorium on Wednesday in his first public meeting of the year. He outlined his goals for the coming year: making an Occidental education more affordable and Occidental athletics more competitive; decreasing the average age of Board of Trustees... READ MORE »»
Pack up your togas. Following the ban of on-campus dances placed late last October, Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Life Tamara Himmelstein has confirmed that she is open to allowing dances again this year, but bringing Toga back is off the table.
The ban will continue... READ MORE »»
The most concerning part about President Jonathan Veitch's six-year contract extension last month was not the extension itself, but rather the tone of its announcement—the jubilance and the jadedness of the board's email and the president's subsequent gleeful acceptance. Instead of acknowledging specific... READ MORE »»
When both of Occidental's starting quarterbacks went down with injuries last Saturday, Tom Stivers got his unlikely chance to lead the Tiger offense onto the turf at Jack Kemp Stadium. The senior led the Tigers to a hard-fought 34-32 victory over the University of Puget Sound, their first victory of... READ MORE »»
One of the many perks of living in Los Angeles is never running out of places to explore, and the neighborhood surrounding Occidental makes for an excellent starting point. For new and returning students, the streets of Eagle Rock are constantly in bloom with promising, novel businesses.... READ MORE »»
After a two-year assessment of President Jonathan Veitch's tenure as president, the Board of Trustees announced its unanimous decision to extend his contract through 2020.The board's assessment reviewed several factors in its decision to extend... Read More »