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Women’s basketball shoots for success in 2018–2019 season

With an abundance of young talent, the women’s basketball team is gearing up for their 2018–2019 season. Coming off a win against the University of St. Katherine and subsequent losses against Pacific University and Colorado College, the team hopes to…

Women’s swimming hopes to build on high national rank

From finishing sixth in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) to placing first among Division III schools at the Pepperdine Invite, Occidental’s women’s swim team is currently ranked 14th in Division III. The high ranking comes with 11 new first years…

OSL undergoes staff shakeup

On the heels of the arrival of Viktor Kerney, the new associate director for student life, Tamara Himmelstein, the assistant dean of students and director of student life, will be leaving the Office of Student Life (OSL) for an assistant…

Occidental welcomes 2018–2019 Artist in Residence, Candice Lin

In the midst of a career that includes exhibits in the Hammer Museum and the New Museum, Candice Lin, one of Los Angeles’ premier contemporary artists, brings her interdisciplinary sculpture and installation practice to Occidental’s campus. Candice Lin is the…

WYSE week serves to empower and bring together women

The Occidental chapter of the organization Women and Youth Supporting Each Other (WYSE) hosted a series of events promoting the club’s mission: to empower and support female-identifying students April 2–5. The week included a screening of the documentary “Liberated: The New Sexual Revolution,” a flower…

“Icarus’ Mother” wants audience to wrestle with weight of nuclear war

Students, faculty and community members gathered on the grass outside Lower Herrick March 30 and 31 to watch the one-act play, “Icarus’ Mother,” directed by professor James Angell of the theater department. The play, which is ostensibly about five friends on a picnic, is…

Punk-rock diner newest addition to Eagle Rock’s vegan scene

On the evening of Feb. 10, a line of patrons wrapped around Yosemite Drive and Eagle Rock Boulevard to try Northeast Los Angeles’ latest variation of plant-based food: vegan diner food. The Vegan Hooligans will now be occupying breakfast and lunch spot Abby’s Diner 6–10 p.m.…

Rock’n Egg Cafe opens on Eagle Rock Boulevard

The owners of Chinatown spot Nick’s Cafe — Rod Davis, Kimberly Sinclair and Carlos Morales — opened Rock’n Egg, a new breakfast restaurant, in the old Auntie Em’s location on Eagle Rock Boulevard Jan. 28. While Auntie Em’s focused on comfort…

Men’s swimming defeats Cal Lutheran by wide margin

Drawing on the energy of over 200 people in attendance, the men’s swim team defeated California Lutheran University by 62 points during a meet at Taylor Pool Saturday, Nov. 18. The men, who are ranked 28th in Division III, beat…

À bloc blends baristas and bicycles on York Boulevard

À bloc, the newest addition to the constantly-evolving York Boulevard, is a coffee shop, café, cycling store and community meeting place. The café held its grand opening party Aug. 19 and is the brainchild of two San Francisco transplants and restaurant industry veterans, Katherine…

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