Cultural clubs team up for first-ever Unity Week

Demi Duenes

October 28, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

Occidental's first Unity Week kicked off Monday with a cultural club mixer hosted by the Black Student Alliance (BSA). The weeklong event brings together cultural clubs from across campus to celebrate diversity and multiculturalism.... Read more »

Oxypreneurship restructures, expands J-Term

Stephen Nemeth

October 28, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

Oxypreneurship is expanding and lengthening this year's January Term (J-Term) due to the success of last year's pilot program. The upcoming J-Term, which will take place Jan. 7-18, will give more students a chance to explore... Read more »

AWARE helps students embrace their emotions

Stephen Nemeth

October 28, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

Blaire Sellers (sophomore) and Brandilyn Tebo (senior) are empowering local students to confront their emotions through their new Affirming Workshops About Reclaiming Motions (AWARE) initiative. The program was developed by... Read more »

World News 6.0

Ximena Santiago

October 28, 2014

Filed under International, News

United States. Google's Senior Vice President Alan Eustace, 57, jumped from a high-altitude air balloon near the top of the stratosphere Friday, breaking the world record for highest free fall jump. The air balloon took... Read more »

Unity Week to include first dance since Fall 2013

Olivia Landon

October 21, 2014

Filed under Events, News, On campus

Occidental’s Black Student Alliance (BSA) will host the first dance of the year Nov. 1 as part of the college’s first annual Unity Week. The upcoming dance marks the end of a year-long moratorium on dances instituted... Read more »

Students choose seniority room draw policy in campus-wide vote

Brenna Reid

October 21, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

Room draw will now be based on seniority in response to the results of a recent campus-wide survey conducted by Residential Education and Housing Services (REHS). Nearly 700 students participated in the survey, which was co-sponsored... Read more »

New club provides communal space for Latina students to explore, celebrate their identities

Leah Nomkin

October 21, 2014

Filed under News

Members of Las Hermanas Aliadas met for the first time Sept. 18 to discuss their experiences as Latina women. The new club, formed by President Jennifer Vasquez (junior), is dedicated to providing a safe place for the Latina... Read more »

World News 5.0

Ximena Santiago

October 21, 2014

Filed under International, News, Off campus

Sweden. The Swedish Navy suspects that a Russian submarine entered Swedish territory this past weekend after it recorded “suspected foreign activity underwater” and intercepted a Russian distress radio... Read more »

Students choose seniority room draw policy in campus-wide vote

Drew Jaffe and Brenna Reid

October 18, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

Room draw will now be based on seniority, based on the results of a recent campus-wide survey conducted by Residential Education and Housing Services (REHS). Nearly 700 students participated in the survey, which was co-sponsored... Read more »