In case you missed it: Here's the Fall 2015 Occidental Magazine.
By getting out the message early and often, turning bystanders into Upstanders, and facilitating conversations across various constituencies, Oxy takes a proactive approach to preventing sexual violence on campus. Also: Sexual Assault: Surveying the Campus Climate
Whether it’s Christopher Columbus, Huey Newton, or Rodney King, writer-performer Roger Guenveur Smith ’77 brings his subjects to life with reams of research and a touch of jazz. Also: Roger on Roger: 5 Iconic Roles
The Trials and Triumphs of Leon Dostert ’28
Orphaned before World War I and befriended by an American regiment, Dostert engineered the simultaneous translation system used at Nuremberg and the United Nations—and even sparked the creation of Oxy’s study-abroad program. You couldn’t make this up. Also: Oxy Goes Interdisciplinary: When Literature and Culture Collide
From President Veitch
President Veitch on Oxy’s institutional momentum.
From the Readers
The life-changing properties of Upward Bound and avocados.
A snapshot of the Class of 2019.
From the Quad
Welcome to the Neighborhood
Urban enthusiast, quantitative analyst, and avowed bicyclist Virginia Parks trains her attention on L.A. as Oxy’s newest endowed professor.
It Was a Very Good Year
Across-the-board gains in capital projects, scholarship and endowment support, the arts, athletics, and estate gifts add up to a record $30.4 million.
Notes and quotes from Junot Díaz, Terry Gilliam ’62, and more.
Fresh Faces, Record Numbers
Oxy’s new class of assistant professors pushes the number of tenured and tenure-track faculty to an all-time high. Let’s get to know them.
Bruggemann & ‘Superman’
Veteran film editor Eric Bruggemann ’93 leaps into the producer’s chair with an acclaimed documentary on BASE-jumping pioneer Carl Boenish ’63.
The Man Who Fed L.A.
Clifford Clinton was more than a restaurateur—he was a crusader in the face of dirty politics and a pioneer in developing affordable nutrition for those in need, as grandson Edmond Clinton III ’68 writes in a biography.
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