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Summer protests renew plans to improve Campus Safety’s relationship with students

When protests erupted following the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers in June, Director of Campus Safety Rick Tanksley sent an email...

Furloughs impact employees, community responds with relief fund

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Occidental has a $33 million deficit for the 2020–21 fiscal year. To minimize this loss, President Harry...

COMMUNITY

Occidental changes coyote policy following public criticism

Occidental released a campus-wide email Oct. 12 announcing their plan to hire “an experienced trapping firm” to trap and euthanize some of the campus’...

Tracking NELA COVID-19 cases and resources

Current case totals in NELA (updated Nov. 18) Nov. 17 marked eight months living with the coronavirus in NELA. The L.A. County Department of Public...

Local suppliers lose a major customer: Occidental

With decreased dining operations to accommodate the few hundred students residing on or near Occidental's campus, the college's food suppliers have relied on diversification,...

Jimmy Gomez: CA-34th candidate Q&A

Since winning a special election in June 2017, Jimmy Gomez, 45, has represented California’s 34th District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Prior to...

OPINIONS

Letter to the editor: From an Occidental staff member to the community, thank you for your support

This letter was written by Magdalena Cortes on behalf of Occidental's Academic and Residential Cleaning Services staff to those who donated to the relief...

Opinion: Without a spring break, spring will break us

I was still hunched over my desk when I looked at the clock. It was late and I was trying to finish a problem...

Opinion: Maintaining friendships during COVID-19 is harder than ever. Here’s why I keep trying.

When it comes to friendships, I’ve always preferred quality over quantity: the kind of friends with whom you can talk about anything and who...

Opinion: I stopped worrying about the Quarantine 15, and I’m feeling lighter already

In a society that constantly sets unrealistic beauty standards for women, loving and accepting my body the way it is feels impossible. Throw in...

FEATURES

Seniors and departments face unique challenges with remote comps

For weeks, Tyler Melchisky (senior) has been told the archive managers were not in the office at San Francisco State University (SFSU). A history...

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