Students, staff plan to institute textbook reserve pilot program

Stephen Nemeth

April 29, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

The Academic Commons will pilot a textbook reserve program during the next academic year to help reduce costs for students by providing textbooks on loan for introductory and core requirement courses.... Read more »

ASOC reconsiders budget in wake of minimum wage hike

Michael Tonetti

April 29, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

Students will soon feel the impacts of the recent increase in California's minimum wage. To account for this state-wide wage increase, the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC) may have to reduce financial... Read more »

World News Issue 11

Ximena Santiago

April 29, 2014

Filed under News, Off campus

Italy. A 21-year-old man was killed when part of a crucifix fell on him Saturday in the town of Cevo. Another man involved in the accident is said to be in critical condition at a hospital in the northern... Read more »

Chris Weeks voted next ASOC president

Jeremy Childs

April 25, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

Occidental students officially elected Diplomacy and World Affairs (DWA) major Chris Weeks (sophomore) as president of the Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC) for the 2014-2015 school year. 1,060 people voted in the... Read more »

Female duck-in-residence found dead

Wellesley Daniels

April 25, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

The Occidental community lost half of its beloved duck couple this weekend. On Sunday, April 20, amid Easter festivities, the female fountain duck was found belly-up in the same reservoir that a few weeks ago had served as the... Read more »

Talbott talks Putin in final globalization and governance lecture of the year

Stephen Nemeth

April 25, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

President of the Brookings Institution and former Deputy Secretary of State under the Clinton Administration Strobe Talbott spoke at Occidental Tuesday in his lecture, "Vladimir Putin vs the 21st Century: How the Last Month Has... Read more »

ASOC election: statements from the candidates

April 22, 2014

Filed under News, On campus, Opinions

Dear Editor,While we may have different policies and goals for ASOC Senate next year, we all agree on one thing: the need for a Vice President of Diversity... Read more »

FYRE program restructured

Charlotte Flight

April 22, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

Members of Residential Education and Housing Services (REHS) and a student-led committee are looking to improve student satisfaction with the First Year Residential Experience (FYRE) program. Following consultation... Read more »