Magazine

Occidental magazine brings you campus news, in-depth features, and profiles of amazing alumni.

Jaden Burris
Winter 2020

Ilah Richardson ’23 and Jaden Burris ’22 were deeply immersed in the Oxy community—and their deaths three weeks apart left a hole in our hearts

Tom Somerville, Occidental Glee Club
Winter 2020

Sharing the joy of performing with generations of students, Thomas Somerville epitomized Glee

Jeff Flake, Grant Woods, Jack Kemp Speakers Series
Winter 2020

A Wall Street Journal examination of Oxy’s admission practices rings the bell with Tigers and bulls alike. Also: Former Senator Jeff Flake visits campus at the Kemp Distinguished Speaker, and Oxy's Fulbright streak continues

Winter 2020

New books by Oxy alumni and faculty

Addie Alexander, Occidental Class of 2023
Fall 2019

The Class of 2023 has a little bit of everything going for it—and brightness is definitely in its DNA

Admission, Occidental College
Fall 2019

With a nationwide scandal putting the college admission process under scrutiny, how does Oxy’s team piece together each incoming class? Simple answer: There are no short cuts

Bryan McQueeney, Ride On
Fall 2019

Bryan McQueeney ’80 harnesses the healing power of therapeutic horseback riding to enhance the quality of life for the disabled

Michael Angelo Covino, The Climb
Fall 2019

How did actor-producer-director Michael Angelo Covino ’08 become the sweetheart of the festival circuit with his feature film directorial debut, The Climb? It’s not as easy as riding a bicycle—even though he makes it look that way

President Jonathan Veitch, The Oxy Campaign for Good
Fall 2019

Inspiration, Transformation, and Giving

Joseph Zacek, James McKelvy, James Ferguson, Robert Knox, Joseph Stenek
Fall 2019

Alumni notes on Professor Mabel Barnes and educated guesses for our headshot gallery

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