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Music Circle continues historic performances of Indian music at Oxy

Occidental hosted a performance in Herrick Chapel by Indian musician Tejendra Majumdar April 15. Majumdar, a sarod player, performed at Occidental as part of a series of concerts planned by Music Circle, an organization started by famous Indian classical musicians Ravi Shankar…

Piencone pizzeria opens on Colorado Boulevard

Piencone, a new restaurant and pub, opened its doors at 1958 Colorado Blvd. April 4. Named for its two specialties, pizza pies and ice cream cones, Piencone is a 6,000-square-foot eatery that features a large wood-fired oven, 140-guest seating capacity,…

HomeState serves up taste of Texas

HomeState, a Texan-style restaurant started in East Hollywood that specializes in breakfast tacos and queso, opened its second location in Highland Park March 19. HomeState’s new location, situated on Figueroa Street across from the Highland Theater, is notably larger than…

Prof. Aleem Hossain joins Media Arts and Culture Department

The Occidental College Media Arts and Culture (MAC) Department announced March 7 that professor Aleem Hossain will be joining the college in the fall as the department’s new tenure-track Assistant Professor of Media Production and Digital Storytelling. Hossain, who lives in Eagle…

Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council holds special session to discuss storage facility

The Eagle Rock Neighborhood Council (ERNC) held a specially scheduled, one-issue meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 23 to discuss the potential development of a StorQuest self-storage facility in Eagle Rock. The site of the proposed four-story, 85,000 square foot development is…

Softball team looks ahead to promising season

Occidental’s softball team is off to a strong start this spring season, boasting a 5–4–1 overall record as they come out of their first round of Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) games. The Tigers went 1–1 in their Saturday…

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