Stirring it up in the Marketplace kitchen
Most Occidental students are still in bed when the first shift of Marketplace staff report to the kitchen, where they labor throughout the morning to prepare lunch. Joseph McKee, cold food production lead, starts his workday at 6 a.m. —…
Fighting Fire with Fire

Author: Evan Carter Everyone received Dean Avery’s email about the recent hate-crimes at Oxy, but most deleted it. It outlined Occidental College’s stance on intolerance and the penalties students face when perpetuating hateful activity, discrimination or acting to the detriment of…

Rachel Liesching (junior, DWA)

Author:  As I read last week’s “Community of Difference” article, I was dismayed by how the precocious and self-indulgent style of writing trivialized any kind of substance the piece may have had, especially the inclusion of the phrase “these descriptions…

Senate Approves Funding Re-Allocation for Pet Projects

Author: Lilliane Ballesteros ASOC Senate held their second meeting of the semester in the Cushman Board Room, Wednesday, Feb. 13. At the meeting, the Senate passed a newspaper proposal to allocate a maximum amount of $720 to offer the Los Angeles…

Linni Eats World

Author: Linni Kral “Where can a girl get some ostrich around here?” Could I be any more of a tourist? The hostel owner indulged in a quick laugh before maintaining his hospitality and pulling out a menu. Apparently a restaurant called…

Oxy Undergoes WASC Accreditation Process

Author: Kelly Neukom Occidental recently finished the first step of its WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) accreditation process, which will last until 2011. Dean Eric Frank held what he called the “first of a series of conversations” about the…

Traditional Movement in Modern Times

Author: Soo Jin Kim Numerous posters promising an exciting night at the Chinese Cultural Club’s Chinese Folk Dance performance could be found stuck on various walls around campus days before the actual event on Saturday night. It’s a good thing that…

Thought-Provoking Dramas, Thrillers Hit Fall Box Office

Author: Cordelia Kenney For silver screen enthusiasts, September marks the beginning of dramatic and cerebral cinema. Motion pictures with preliminary Oscar nods and endorsements from critics have begun to hit theaters. Following a summer of explosions, aliens and superheroes, Hollywood’s crop…

Toga Rumors Prove False, Cancellation Still a Possibility

Author: Faryn Borella The number of hospital transports due to Toga decreased from 13 last year to four this year, according to Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Life Tamara Rice. This is contrary to rumors that claim over…

Mayor and UEPI Form Food Council

Author: Madhvi Venkatraman On Sept. 3 Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, announced with Occidental College’s Urban and Environmental Policy Institute (UEPI) the decision to start a Food Policy Task Force (FPTF). The objective of the force is to lay the groundwork…

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