Elizabeth Brewer
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Campus fashion reflects LA’s love of glitz, glamour and beachwear, accessorized with economical and environmental choices
In high school, Emma Kovacs (senior) said she wore sweatpants every day, but upon entering Occidental her first year, she was excited to branch out and start dressing up for class. Students at Occidental dare to take risks and express their own creativity in…
Eagle Rock High School’s varsity football team wins first ever home playoff game

The Eagle Rock High School varsity football team beat Palisades High School with a score of 24–21 in the quarterfinal playoff game for the open division California Interscholastic Federation Los Angeles City Section (CIFLACS) Championship Friday Nov. 9. Eagle Rock High School Football is a…

Food for thought: students deserve healthier nighttime dining options

Imagine this: It’s been a long, hard practice and you find yourself daydreaming about the Homestyle station at the Marketplace (MP). By the time you get out of the weight room at 7:27 p.m., you use every ounce of energy you…

KOXY brings Henny D and Mndsgn to perform a sunset concert on a flower-strewn stage

The student-run radio station KOXY sponsored a show featuring student opener Henny D with his high school classmate Noah Viray, and hip-hop and synthesized funk producer Ringgo Ancheta, stage name Mndsgn, Nov. 2 at 5 p.m. The show took place at Gilman Fountain, where the stage was adorned…

Geology club hosts panel as ‘the big one’ looms

In response to the growing certainty in the scientific community regarding the likelihood of a 6.7+ magnitude earthquake in Southern California, Occidental Geology Club hosted an Earthquake Safety Panel Oct. 25. Upon entering, guests received an emergency supplies checklist and an earthquake fact sheet.…

Academic Commons undergoes renovations, more in the works

The Mary Norton Clapp Academic Commons underwent many new renovations over the summer, implemented by the Facilities department and led by Marsha Schnirring, interim assistant dean of the Center for Digital Liberal Arts (CDLA) and Academic Commons and the secretary…

Cross Country ranked top five in west region

The men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the University of California, Riverside Invitational Sept. 15. Schools from NCAA Divisions I, II and III were all in attendance. Occidental’s women’s team placed seventh overall in a field of 19 teams,…

College introduces Meal Plan A+

The 2018–2019 academic year ushered in the start of Meal Plan A+. This new meal plan is  the most expensive option, costing students $3,750. According to Associate Vice President for Hospitality Services Amy Andrews Muñoz, this plan was originally suggested…

Banning hard alcohol isn’t enough, fraternities should return to their academic roots

As a current member of a national sorority, I believe that being part of a Greek organization is not contingent upon one’s ability to drink or party. In fact, being in a Greek organization is a fantastic way to do…

Men’s water polo jumps to 3–0 start this season

Occidental’s men’s water polo team has started their season with a 3–0 record, ranking them as No. 10 in the NCAA Division III bracket. At the Chaffey College Mini Tournament Sept. 1, the Tigers beat Chaffey College 11–9 in game one, followed…

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