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Occidental responds to former athletic director Jaime Hoffman’s lawsuit

Occidental College submitted a formal response Oct. 25 to the lawsuit filed by Jaime Hoffman Sept. 24. The college’s first motion was to ask the court to narrow the scope of the lawsuit, according to Vice President of Marketing and Communications Marty…

“We have a million questions”: Faculty, students react to former athletic director Jaime Hoffman lawsuit

This story is part of an ongoing series. Former Athletic Director Jaime Hoffman filed a lawsuit against Occidental College and President Jonathan Veitch on 16 causes of action Sept. 24. The lawsuit was the culmination of a series of dramatic events on campus,…

Former athletic director Jaime Hoffman sues Occidental

This story is part of an ongoing series. Jaime Hoffman, former Occidental athletics director, filed a lawsuit against Occidental College and President Jonathan Veitch Sept. 24. Hoffman, who has been employed by Occidental since 2005, is suing the college as a…

Interim Athletic Director Dean Flot seeks to fill vacancies in athletics

Dean of Students and Vice President of Student Affairs Robert Flot announced to the student body Aug. 17 via email that Jaime Hoffman, who had been on a leave of absence since October 2017, would not be returning to the…

Womxn’s rugby hopes to return to past form

One word can accurately describe the Occidental Womxn’s Rugby Club: grit. From grunts that echo in Jack Kemp Stadium to calf-length bruises, the womxn’s team makes a statement both on and off the field. The Womxn’s Rugby program was established…

To bra or not to bra? That is not the question

I bought my first bra in sixth grade on an after-school Target excursion with my mom. It was by the brand Xhilaration (how I felt) and was size AA (too large at the time). It was lime green with yellow…

Why I didn’t text you back

Since getting my first phone eight years ago — a maroon Env2 — I’ve doled out an insurmountable amount of reasons “Why I Didn’t Text Back.” From the classic “my phone died” to a comprehensive list of all the things…

Feeling uncomfortable, laughing anyway: Humor helps us cope

I wake up to an excited phone call from my mom — already on her third coffee of the day — saying that comedian Mike Birbiglia’s show she saw last November has just aired on Netflix. Having attended a Catholic…

Campus Safety pilots ride-along initiative to increase transparency

On the evening of Nov. 19, 2016, at 7:45 p.m. I made my way down to the Campus Safety office to participate in a ride-along. The ride-along program originated from the Campus Safety Advisory Committee’s initiative to increase transparency between…

Cross Country faces top competition in Wisconsin

At 3 a.m. last Thursday, the Occidental men’s and women’s cross country team made their way to Winneconne, Wisc. for the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Kollege Sports Town Invitational. Competing against nine teams that were nationally ranked, the top eight…

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