Greek Week Bolsters Community and Philanthropy

Author: Emily Phillips The Occidental Greek Council hosted this year’s annual Greek Week on campus from Nov. 8 to Nov. 13, showcasing the spirit, community involvement and creativity of Oxy’s eight Greek organizations. With four sororities and four fraternities, including co-ed…

Women Are More Than Vaginal Figures

Author: Aidan Lewis I am sorry to report that, unlike many Oxy students on campus over the weekend, I didn’t attend Friday’s performance of “The Vagina Monologues.” As someone who didn’t attend, it would be pretentious of me to criticize the…

Students Debate Nancy Pelosi’s Health Care Proposal

Author: Ben Dalgetty   This Monday at 7 p.m. eight Occidental underclassmen stood before 25 of their peers and debated the merits of health care reform and the public option as laid out in House’s health care bill, the H.R. 3962,…

Lakers Ready to Rebound after Disappointing Two Game Flop

Author: Gil Alcaraz The NBA season is underway, and there are a few standout teams that are looking to take an early lead in the standings. As of Tuesday, Nov. 17, in the Western Conference, the Phoenix Suns are currently in…

Visit Outstanding Offerings of Botanical Beauty in Lonely Los Angeles

Author: Kara McVey Southern California may be largely made up of desert, but despite the aridity, L.A. residents can boast an impressive array of parks and gardens. From tiny neighborhood spots like Ozone to the colossal Griffith, Los Angeles has parks…

Students Advise Mayor Before Copenhagen Conference

Author: Ben Dalgetty   Last Friday Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa met with Occidental students to hear their ideas and solutions to global climate change in anticipation of his speech at the Copenhagen climate conference. The conference, the largest both in…

Senate and Students Write Letters Urging Obama to Speak at Oxy

Author: Richie DeMaria The week of Nov. 16 the ASOC Senate began its Obama Letter Writing Campaign, encouraging students to write letters asking President Obama to speak at Oxy. In addition to drafting its own letter, the Senate held lunchtime quad…

Oppenheim Trumpets His Return to Oxy

Author:  On March 4th, Elliot Oppenheim ’69 performed in Bird Studio alongsie Oxy students and faculty. Oppenheim showed off his musical talent performing on five different kinds of trumpets including the piccolo, flugelhorn, and cornet. Stephen Bent (senior), Stephanie O’Keefe,…

Photos of a Young Obama Enliven the Foyer of Coons

Author: Isabel Osgood-Roach Black and white photographs of a suave 19-year-old Barack Obama will be displayed from Oct. 12 to Nov. 6 on the third floor of Coons Administrative Center in the foyer of the presidential offices from 9 a.m. to…

Initiative Must be Taken to Aid Homeless in L.A.

Author: Lily Rowen When driving or walking through Occidental College’s campus, one is usually struck by the grandeur and breathtaking beauty of the buildings and grounds. The Myron Hunt-designed architecture combined with the sweeping landscape can make you feel like you…

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