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 »

CGE hosts community conversation on gender equity

Stephen Nemeth

October 12, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

Occidental community members gathered in Choi Auditorium Thursday for a conversation about gender issues on campus, hosted by the Center for Gender Equity (CGE). Topics included the number of gender neutral bathrooms, the lack... Read more »

EDM duo ODESZA to headline fall concert

Macarena Blando Demarco

October 8, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

This Halloween, students will trade in their costumes to dance the night away to the sounds of electric dance music duo ODESZA at Occidental Programming Board's fall concert. ODESZA, hailing from Seattle, Washington, is composed... Read more »

Transparency International founder speaks at Occidental

Carmen Triola

October 8, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

Transparency International founder and former World Bank employee Peter Eigen regaled student with stories of financial and political corruption on his Sept. 30 visit to campus. "Corruption was so devastating, so deadly for... Read more »

Psychology department axes Intergroup Dialogue program

Margaret Su

October 7, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

Spring 2015 is the last semester that Occidental's Intergroup Dialogue Program (IDP), in which students discuss controversial social issues in peer-led classes, will be offered for credit. Psychology Professor and founder of... Read more »