NEWS

Occidental announces plans for in-person commencement for the Class of 2021

President Elam announced March 19 that the 2021 commencement ceremony will be in person, citing updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines...

SJP makes demands for college’s response to the doxxing of four members

Occidental College’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) chapter discovered Feb. 24 that personal information about four of their members had been published on...

COMMUNITY

‘Solo el pueblo salva al pueblo:’ organizers plan event to honor fallen day laborers

The sound of power tools reverberated through the backyard of Pablo Alvarado’s Pasadena home the morning of April 16 as members of his organization,...

Mixed emotions linger as reopening approaches in LAUSD schools

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will reopen 61 elementary schools to students the week of April 12. According to a letter from LAUSD’s...

NELA Asian Americans feel the effects of recent anti-Asian hate crimes

During the COVID-19 pandemic, anti-Asian hate crimes have been on the rise. According to the fact sheet on anti-Asian hate crimes from the Center...

Sisterhood and skating: Meet the Eagle Rock Sk8 Chix!

Eagle Rock Sk8 Chix!, a Facebook group intended to unite female roller skaters in NELA, has brought together a diverse group of women of...

OPINIONS

Opinion: It finally felt like home 

A bright-eyed eager first year walks onto campus, not seeing any red, blue and orange flags, not seeing anyone that looks like her and...

Letter to the Editor: Hearing and seeing the half-Asian American

Hate crimes against Asians and Pacific Islanders (API) are on the rise throughout the world. From LA and New York to London and Paris...

Opinion: Your mind is going to grow, thank goodness

My first op-ed for this paper — an unprovoked swipe at discussions around identity which I felt excluded me — remains to this day...

European Super League would be an end to club soccer competition as we know it

On Sunday, April 18, Manchester United fans celebrated their 3–1 win against Burnley in the English Premier League, all but securing 2nd place. Hours...

FEATURES

Professor Mary Jane Hewitt, Black Studies and Occidental’s slow road to racial progress

Between 8 and 9 a.m. May 5, 1978, all was quiet on Occidental's campus as students, faculty members and administrators eagerly read the newspaper,...

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