Patrick Schoen

Author:  Dear Editor, The new restriction on bandwidth placed upon personal computers of Occidental students is an outrage. After a five minute talk with a worker at ITS—who picked his words far too carefully—I learned the college is claiming a…

Literary L.A.

Author: Daina Solomon Why do we love book fairs? Is it the fun of meeting some of the best writers on the planet and hearing brilliant discussions of ideas and events shaping our world? Is it for the chance to pose…

Oxy Men’s Water Polo Makes Waves in the Pool

Author: Alex Graves Over the past two weekends, while many students have gone out late to take part in the usual weekend shenanigans, the Occidental Men’s water polo team has been battling for glory at regional tournaments. The team opened up…

Politicians Should Fess Up

Author: Mathew Mikuni As I watched Obama squirm out of his position to meet, without preconditions, the leaders of Iran, North Korea, and watched McCain dodge the question about the initial decision to invade Iraq, I started thinking. Why can’t the…

Jordan de la Torre (sophomore, ECLS)

Author:  This is a response to the letter posted by Suboh Rafeeq Suboh, sophomore, 2/13/08: Aw, poor, poor Sammy. This article has been archived, for more requests please contact us via the support system.

Writers Strike Ends After Heavy Toll on Industry

Author: Peter Indall Just as reality programming seemed poised to take over the television landscape, the 14-week Writers’ Strike came to a resounding halt. The Academy Awards were saved from cancellation and worries about the stoppage of film production were relieved.…

The Report That Shook The City

Author: Cameron Goodman Between Jan. 1, 2000 and May 28, 2007, an average of more than one homeless person died per day in Los Angeles County. That’s 2,815 homeless deaths in less than seven-and-a-half years. With 73,000 homeless people living in…

GA Meets for First Time this Semester

Author: Richie DeMaria Director of Residence Life and Housing Services Kecia Baker fielded questions on Pauley, Rangeview and first- and second-year housing on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the first General Assembly meeting of the semester. She confirmed the use of Pauley…

Darcy Garretson (senior, DWA)

Author:  I’m writing in response to a Weekly letter that was published last semester or last year about how Oxy is not very handicapped accessible. I’ve never disagreed with this statement (my handicapped dad would never have been able to…

President Skotheim Joins Occidental

Author: Ben Dalgetty Following Occidental College President Susan Prager’s resignation on November 19, 2007, the Board of Trustees formed a committee to find an interim president intended to hold down the position until a new permanent president could be found. The…

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