Letter from the Editor

Author: Lauren Rewers When people talk about the future of journalism — especially print — it’s usually in somber, hushed whispers. After all, in a digital world where content on a seemingly infinite number of topics is available instantaneously (and often…

To slim down, Marketplace must ‘bulk’ up

Author: Shawn Cremer “Sustainability” is perhaps one of our generation’s favorite buzzwords and has become ubiquitous on college campuses in the past decade. Occidental Campus Dining has made significant strides in the realm of sustainability, such as the increased availability of…

Goldberg leaves legacy at Financial Aid Office

Author: Hoku Krueger From keeping her door open through lunch every day, to opening the door to education for thousands of students in need of financial support, Director of Financial Aid Maureen McRae Goldberg offered students aid that was more than…

Sport houses create community, memories

Author: Peter Johnson Team houses are more than just the places where current and former members of Occidental’s athletic teams live together. They are where groups of Tiger athletes have weekly wine nights, eat pre-Thanksgiving “Chicken Day” dinners, play games of…

Women’s basketball beats Whittier, looks to next season

Author: George Newton   The Occidental women’s basketball team (10-15 overall; 6-10 SCIAC) conquered the Whittier Poets in a 69-55 win in their final game of the season Saturday. The Tigers controlled the game from start to finish. Saturday’s game not…

Panel dissects, analyzes eating disorder components

Author: Stephen Nemeth Speakers Ellen McCormack, the program director and primary therapist at residential treatment provider Center for Discovery, psychology Professor Dr. Nancy Dess and transformational coach Brandilyn Tebo ’15 presented ideas and research around eating disorders and body image during…

‘Mattress Girl’ explores fame and persona

Author: Wellesley Daniels On a side street in Chinatown reserved for pedestrians, nestled between a few unassuming galleries and a parking lot, stand two identical purple-pigtailed figures, side by side, in an otherwise empty room: Emma Sulkowicz, who some might remember…

Glover thrives on the diamond in LA, France

Author: Gregory Feiner The first time Tigers’ center fielder Natalie Glover (first year) hits a college home run, she is going to flip her bat, run, jump and spin around the bases, do the whip between second and third, singing pop…

Homogeneity in Hollywood hinders intercultural dialogue

Author: Gregory Feiner The American entertainment industry is not diverse, inclusive or representative, behind or in front of the camera. But according to a recent report from the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, its representation problem is worse than…

All that glitters is not gold

Author: William Pottenger According to the latest quote from Nasdaq, Gold is currently selling at 1231 dollars per ounce. Just last week it was priced above 1240 dollars per ounce, which is a year-high. So why has consumer interest peaked for…

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