Gregory Feiner
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Classism underlies third-year off-campus housing policy

Getting approved to live off campus as a junior was more difficult than getting accepted to Occidental this year. According to Chad Myers and Juls White of Residential Education and Housing Services (ResEd), only 15 of the 90 current sophomores…

Rugby teams play in prom dresses

Prom dresses and rugby go together like chicken and waffles — it’s not an obvious combination but, after the Occidental rugby teams put them together for their annual prom dress game Saturday, it’s hard to see how anyone could ever…

Homogeneity in Hollywood hinders intercultural dialogue

The American entertainment industry is not diverse, inclusive or representative, behind or in front of the camera. But according to a recent report from the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, its representation problem is worse than you think…

Glover thrives on the diamond in LA, France

The first time Tigers’ center fielder Natalie Glover (first year) hits a college home run, she is going to flip her bat, run, jump and spin around the bases, do the whip between second and third, singing pop music the…

Let's have a toast for the scumbags … who make good art

No matter what “Famous” says, Kanye West is never going to have sex with Taylor Swift. Of course he won’t — she’s an angel and she deserves better. But even if he has gone too far this time (Bill Cosby’s…

'Hamilton' doesn't hesitate

As hard as it is to believe, one of most important and popular hip-hop albums of 2015 was a Broadway cast album about founding father and first Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton. But writer/composer/actor Lin-Manuel Miranda’s revolutionary musical “Hamilton” shows that…

Floating Library drifts into Echo Park Lake

Renting a paddleboat at the Echo Park Boathouse seems to be something that everyone always means to do, but never quite gets around to. But with a library popping up in the middle of the lake next weekend, it may…

Secret team of students brings Oswald the Tiger to life

“What is Oswald the Tiger? Who the f**k is he?” Marshall Meyer (sophomore) said as he pondered the identity and significance of his school’s mascot. Indeed, though all know Oswald as the face of Occidental College and the only die-hard…

Chargers' relocation plan has potential to backfire

Next year, the NFL is going to bring at least one of three teams to Los Angeles and, consequently, apocalyptic gridlock to the one relatively traffic-free day of the week. The teams in question — the Oakland Raiders, the St.…

Netflix debuts striking first original feature

Twelve dollars. Paper tickets. Popcorn, soda, synthetic butter concentrate. Well-worn carpeted floors, soundproof walls, a zit-speckled teenager in a polo shirt directing you to the correct theater. This is how we’ve always seen movies. However, the release of Netflix’s breathtaking…

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