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Commencement speaker draws criticism

Drew Jaffe

Director of Communications Jim Tranquada announced via a campuswide email April 14 that Randall Kennedy, the Michael R. Klein Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, will be this year's commencement speaker. The decision has drawn criticism from studen...  Read More »

Gender, women, sexuality minor up for faculty vote

A new interdisciplinary minor — gender, women and sexuality studies (GWSS) — currently spearheaded by Diplomacy and World Affairs (DWA) Professor...  Read More »

Stone lands fellowship for spring in Italy

Professor Marla Stone, the history department chair, will spend February to June of 2017 in Florence, Italy, at the European University Instit...  Read More »

What in the World 11

United States. PayPal is hosting “Gender Equality and Inclusion in the Workplace" today, a discussion that will feature five men as paneli...  Read More »

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LA culture shapes Occidental experience

Keegan McChesney

Dear Los Angeles, I love you, but I must go. It breaks my heart to say this, but the time has come for us to part. While there is a temptation to cling to this deep...  Read More »

April 26, 2016 • 0 comments

‘Dry Land’ reveals reality of adolescence

April 26, 2016

Music icons influence geek culture

April 26, 2016

Learning to love ‘Cherry Bomb’

April 19, 2016

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Letter to the Editor on Weekly coverage of Condoleezza Rice

Dear editors,I was offended by the way the Weekly covered the Condoleezza Rice event. Instead of focusing on Rice’s wisdom, views and lessons, The Occidental Weekly op...  Read More »

April 26, 2016 • 1 comment

Accountability should extend beyond students’ time at Oxy

April 26, 2016

Classism underlies third-year off-campus housing policy

April 26, 2016

More students must run for Senate, Honor Board positions

April 26, 2016

Zero tolerance on drugs risks lives of music festival-goers

April 26, 2016

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The Official Newspaper of Occidental College Since 1893.
The Official Newspaper of Occidental College Since 1893.