UPDATE: College issues response to footage of Trustee Selleck ‘55 confronting camera crew

Director of Communications Jim Tranquada issued a response May 8 to footage of Board of Trustees member Cathie Young Selleck ’55 pushing a camera operated by an alumna during a vigil to honor sexual assault survivors April 27, 2014. The…

Video of Trustee Selleck ’55 shows confrontation with camera crew at vigil for sexual assault survivors in 2014
The Occidental obtained video footage May 4 of Board of Trustee member Cathie (Young) Selleck ’55 shoving her hand into a camera operated by an alumna* — a member of The Hunting Ground film crew — at a vigil for…
Tal Becker speaks as Jack Kemp Distinguished Lecturer, students protest

Tal Becker, peace negotiator for Israel and senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute, spoke at Occidental College in Choi Auditorium at 2:30 p.m. April 24 as the college’s 2018 Jack Kemp ’57 Distinguished Lecturer. Following President Jonathan Veitch’s introduction,…

LAPD arrests suspect on Ridgeview Avenue

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers arrested a suspect with outstanding felony warrants on Ridgeview Avenue at approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 11. The suspect had warrants for burglary and failure to register as a sex offender, according to LAPD…

Student body elects new ASOC senators, raises student fee

The Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC) released their election results Feb. 16, announcing the election of Andrea Snyder* (junior) as junior class senator, Isabella Auffenorde (sophomore) as vice president of academic affairs and Wafa Abedin (first year) as first-year class senator. The student…

Fire flares on Fiji, burning two acres before LAFD containment

The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) responded to and contained a two-acre brush fire on Mount Fiji Thursday, Dec. 14. The department issued its first report on the incident at 9:45 p.m. According to the latest update that LAFD Public Service and…

LAPD apprehends auto-theft suspect who rammed AGC Road gate after on-campus pursuit

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) apprehended an auto-theft suspect approximately 100 yards from the AGC Road gate near FEAST garden — where the suspect crashed a stolen red Chevy Corvette — around 1:30 p.m. Oct. 21. The arrest occurred…

College calls off 2017 football season following homecoming game cancellation

President Jonathan Veitch emailed the Occidental community at 7:40 p.m. Oct. 17 announcing his decision to cancel the rest of the 2017 football season. This determination followed the cancellation of the Oct. 14 homecoming game against the University of La…

Student participation in ASOC elections remains low, most candidates run unopposed

Savannah D’Orazio (senior), Fall 2017 elections chair, announced the results of the Associated Students of Occidental (ASOC) Senate and Honor Board elections via email at 1:25 p.m. Sept. 8. Similar to last year’s ASOC elections, a majority of candidates —…

CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra to speak at 2017 Commencement

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra will speak at Occidental’s 135th Commencement ceremony May 21. Commencement will start at 9 a.m. in the Remsen Bird Hillside Theater. Live streaming will be available for those unable to attend. The first Latino to…

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