Students utilize media to advocate for social change

Demi Duenes

December 2, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

Students packed Choi Auditorium Nov. 20 to watch the premiere of “I, Too, Am, Oxy,” a short film by Mika Cribbs (junior) and Adrian Adams (sophomore) that shed light on discrimination at Occidental. The students... Read more »

Former GHC hired as ICA assistant director

Flora Adamian

December 2, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

Former graduate hall coordinator Joel Gutierrez was hired Nov. 25 to replace Dominic Alleto as the new assistant director for Intercultural Affairs (ICA). Gutierrez is the first permanent ICA professional staff... Read more »

World News 11.0

Ximena Santiago

December 2, 2014

Filed under International, News

Switzerland. An animal rights group officially petitioned to ban cats and dogs from Swiss cuisine. The petition was submitted to the Swiss government in retaliation to the uncommon tradition of eating cats and dogs. Old-age... Read more »

Calkins, Veitch discuss role of board of trustees

Jane Drinkard

November 20, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

Chair of the Board of Trustees Chris Calkins ’67 joined President Jonathan Veitch in a campus meeting Wednesday to answers students' questions and dispel potentially misleading notions about the board of trustees. ... Read more »

Director of human resources resigns to pursue career in nonprofit industry

Drew Jaffe

November 19, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

Director of Human Resources (HR) Richard Ledwin will step down from his post next week after nearly 11 years at Occidental, according to a Nov. 13 email to faculty, staff and administrators. He is leaving the school to take... Read more »

ASOC approves diversity branch, creates Campus Safety Committee

Stephen Nemeth

November 18, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

The Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC) Senate, in a packed Studenmund Room in the Johnson Student Center late Monday night, voted unanimously for the creation of a diversity and equity branch of ASOC. ASOC is... Read more »