Photography revolutionized in ‘Digital Darkroom’

Author: Natania Reed, Senior Writer The Annenberg Space for Photography’s  current exhibition, titled “Digital Darkroom,” explores contemporary approaches to digital photography, highlighting digital or darkroom manipulations and technology’s intersection with artistic expression. Located in West Los Angeles, the museum serves as…

Renowned Philosophy Professor Selected as Commencement Speaker

Author: Rachel Silver President Jonathon Veitch and the Board of Trustees announced last week that Anthony Appiah has been selected as the speaker the 2012 Commencement Ceremony. A distinguished professor of philosophy at the Princeton Center for Human Values, Appiah’s work…

Hong breaks out as Baseball sweeps SCIAC rival Redlands

Author: Lauren Taylor Last year’s struggles are seemingly in the past for the Occidental baseball team (8-3 overall, 3-0 SCIAC), which is building momentum after a sweep of defending champion Redlands to open SCIAC play last weekend. The team’s three victories…

Eagle Rock, a rough gem

Author: Nico Gendron   Occidental reverberated with the sound of hovering helicopters and the sirens of LAPD cruisers on Feb. 17 after three men were shot at All Star Lanes in a suspected gang initiation rite. This unexpected and violent outburst…

‘A Doll’s House’ entices audience with emotional drama

Author: Vivien Reece “Is that my little lark twittering out there? When did my squirrel get home?” Henrik Ibsen’s 1879 play, performed by Occidental College last weekend, introduces its main male character with these lines. From the first moments of the…

Two students hospitalized during “Shipwrecked” dance

Author: Faryn Borella Two students were transported to the hospital due to alcohol overconsumption Saturday, the night of Programming Board’s “Shipwrecked” dance, according to the Campus Safety Incident Reports. This is six fewer hospital transports than fall semester’s “Splatter” dance, which…

‘Citizens United’ Decision Comes Home to Roost

Author: Riley Kimball   On January 31, Super PACs were required to disclose the names of major donors. With just 22 people comprising roughly half of all contributions, money stands to be the great determinant of the Congressional agenda. Mitt Romney’s…

Swimming flounders at SCIAC Championship Meet

Author: Lauren Taylor Buoyed by two dominating performances from Caroline Chang (sophomore), the Occidental women’s swimming and diving team finished fourth at the SCIAC Championships on Feb. 19-21. Although the Tigers team held slim title expectations heading into the meet, held…

Occidental celebrates 125 years

Author: Ryan Strong In 1977, to celebrate the college’s 90th anniversary, Occidental revived a tradition called O-Day with carnival games, an all-campus photograph and a cake large enough to feed the entire campus. In this celebrated history of the college, Andrew…

Welcome to Lob City

Author: Oliver Field When NBA commissioner David Stern blocked all star point guard Chris Paul from being traded from the Hornets to the Lakers, fans from Los Angeles and around the league agonized over the missed opportunity to see Paul team…

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