Board of Trustees unanimously extends Veitch’s contract

Stephen Nemeth

September 16, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

After a two-year assessment of President Jonathan Veitch's tenure as president, the Board of Trustees announced its unanimous decision to extend his contract through 2020.The board's assessment reviewed several factors... Read more »

ASOC releases 2014-2015 budget

Michael Tonetti

September 16, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

Occidental's Programming Board received its lowest budget in five years, according to an Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC) budget unanimously passed by ASOC Senate last week. The overall student services budget... Read more »

New year means new faces for Campus Safety, Emmons

Noel Hemphill

September 16, 2014

Filed under News, On campus

After a summer of searching, Occidental found replacements for the recently vacated positions of Campus Safety chief and Emmons Student Wellness Center director. Victor Clay replaced Sean Kennedy as chief of Campus Safety and... Read more »

World News Issue 1

Drew Jaffe and Ximena Santiago

September 16, 2014

Filed under International, News

Spain. The United States National Basketball Team defeated Serbia 129-92 at the FIBA World Cup Final in Madrid on Sunday. American point guard Kyrie Irving made six... Read more »

Q&A: Words of wisdom from recent grads

Yuca Kosugi

August 14, 2014

Filed under News, Off campus, On campus

Ready to graduate? It may be odd to think about post-graduation life during orientation, but ask any graduate and they will say that the next four years will fly by. Here are the answers to some burning questions incoming students... Read more »

Top off campus dining options

Drew Jaffe

August 14, 2014

Filed under News, Off campus

Los Angeles fosters a vibrant and diverse culinary scene, offering everything from classic American fare to inventive fusion dishes. Trying it all is likely impossible, as there are more than 20,000 eateries in the area, according... Read more »

Hearing date set in John Doe case against Occidental

Alex Nieves

August 13, 2014

Filed under News, Off campus

A hearing date has been scheduled for the on-going John Doe vs. Occidental College civil suit, in which an anonymous 18-year-old male student — who has withheld his real name in order to protect his privacy — is... Read more »

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 »