NEWS

Staff and faculty surveys aim to reassess Core Program

Vice President of Academic Affairs in Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC) Oli Vorster (junior) emailed a survey to students Jan. 22 to get...

Anderson Center for Environmental Sciences unveils new facilities

The newly remodeled Anderson Center for Environmental Sciences has been in the process of unveiling its new state-of-the-art features since the Fall 2020 semester,...

COMMUNITY

Amidst falling COVID-19 cases and deaths, perspectives on school reopening differ in NELA

As rates of new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in LA county continue to fall and vaccination efforts ramp up statewide, debate over whether...

Lincoln Heights locals, organizers and advocates run for neighborhood council on land justice platform

In Lincoln Heights, a slate of locals, community organizers and advocates are running for their neighborhood council on a platform built on land justice....

Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council meeting addresses rising community concerns over NELA crime

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) recorded 106 violent crimes — including homicides, rapes, robberies, and aggravated assaults — in NELA across the first...

Neighborhood Council Elections underway in NELA

In NELA neighborhood council elections are officially underway — the window to request vote-by-mail applications opened Feb. 12 and will close April 6, one...

OPINIONS

Opinion: A guide to modern adulthood during a pandemic

At the beginning of the semester, my social media feed was filled with pictures of out-of-staters’ views from their airplanes and geotags signifying they...

Opinion: We can grow up, too

The first adult I confided in about my delayed manifestation of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms was my commanding, intellectual, Black, mid-30s high school...

Opinion: Don’t be fooled by the memestocks, r/WallStreetBets carries more power than you’d think

Having grown up on the internet, from Club Penguin chats to teenage Omegle hangouts to Tumblr, Twitter and Reddit, I’ve learned that internet subgroups...

Letter to the Editor: To fund the oppressor destroys any pretense of neutrality #OxyDivest

An uncomfortable truth that Occidental has tried to distance itself from is the direct role it took in funding South African apartheid 40 years...

FEATURES

The perfect salsa, a starry night, these are our little loves

From cooking our favorite meals to stargazing or dancing around our houses, these stories from our staff share the moments in our daily lives...

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