A Freshman’s guide to outdoor escapes

Emma Lodes

August 14, 2014

Filed under Off campus, Opinions

Incoming students choose Occidental College for a wide array of reasons: challenging academics; small size; the liberal arts philosophy; proximity to Los Angeles. Then there are those who took into account the... Read more »

Women in the Locker Room

Juliet Suess

April 29, 2014

Filed under Sports, Sports Column

Feminism in Sports: Part 2 of 2 Women in sports are regarded, all around, as inferior to their male counterparts. Female athletes cannot play as well as men, and female fans cannot know as much... Read more »

Embrace the introvert within: free to be you and me

Cordelia Kenney

April 29, 2014

Filed under Opinions

After four long, yet simultaneously ephemeral years at Occidental, I will reap the fruits of my laborious days spent here, along with about 500 other seniors, in a little over two weeks. The two research papers standing between... Read more »

A brush through history: TV from 1951 to 2014

Keegan McChesney

April 29, 2014

Filed under Opinions

“A new era has begun, one started this time in the laboratories and factories of America. No doubt the period from 1945 to the destruction of our civilization in the next world war will be called the Television... Read more »

Moving from religious tolerance to acceptance

Arielle Laub

April 29, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Two Sundays ago, as I drove down Eagle Rock Boulevard to my house in Cypress Park, I was met with barricades and flashing lights. But it was not for a double homicide, which had last shut down this stretch of... Read more »

Local music festivals offer affordable Coachella alternatives

Jeremy Childs

April 29, 2014

Filed under Local Engagement Column, Opinions

It is a question every college student in Southern California hears: “Oh my god, are you going to Coachella this year? The lineup’s, like, super sick!” Unfortunately, no matter how “sick”... Read more »

Course evaluations carry significant weight

April 29, 2014

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

As the semester comes to a close, students are given the opportunity to evaluate their professors and their experiences in class via Occidental’s course evaluation process. Effective... Read more »

Letter to the editor – April 30

April 29, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Dear Editor, On Sunday evening there was a candlelight vigil for survivors of sexual assault on campus outside of... 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 »

Women in the Locker Room

Juliet Suess

April 22, 2014

Filed under On campus, Sports, Sports Column

Feminism in Sports: Part 1 of 2 In her on-campus talk “Women in the Locker Room,” New York Times (NYT) sports reporter Karen Crouse compared her job to an anthropologist researching... Read more »

Letter to the editor – April 23

April 22, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Dear Editor, Last week, our alumni representative met with President Veitch. Some good progress has been made toward ending Oxy’s massive safety problem but many problems still exist. We are compiling a list... Read more »

Students must take a moment to appreciate custodial staff

April 22, 2014

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

As students at Occidental, or at any other residential college, we live in a well-oiled machine that feeds us, cleans up after us and beautifies our environment. Encouraged to spend the maximum amount of time and energy on... Read more »