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Record-breaking heat wave makes mutual aid a necessity in Eagle Rock

David Herrmann tweeted Sept. 6 asking for Venmo and CashApp donations to help him pass out water along Skid Row in light of the...

Pandemic president: Meet President Elam as he talks about Oxy’s future

Harry J. Elam Jr. became Occidental’s 16th president July 1. The Occidental’s Editor-in-Chief Jackie Dall (senior), Managing Editor Charlie Finnerty (junior), Community News Editor...

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Record-breaking heat wave makes mutual aid a necessity in Eagle Rock

David Herrmann tweeted Sept. 6 asking for Venmo and CashApp donations to help him pass out water along Skid Row in light of the...

Tracking NELA COVID-19 cases and resources

Current case totals in NELA Tomorrow, Sept. 17 will mark six months living with the coronavirus in NELA. The L.A. County Department of Public Health...

Cause still unconfirmed, missing mailbox replaced on Eagle Rock Boulevard

The national reckoning with a potential systematic undermining of the United States Postal Service (USPS) reverberated locally when, in early August, a USPS collection...

Beloved local businesses near Oxy respond to the pandemic

Small, independent Eagle Rock and Highland Park businesses frequented and beloved by many Occidental students have recently struggled with reduced business and revenue. Delia's and Scoops both have...

OPINIONS

Returning home and returning habits

The months after being sent home from Oxy haven't been just a return to a place, but also a return to a mentality. Not...

Idealism aside, you need to vote for Joe Biden

I went to my local polling booth to cast my vote for Bernie Sanders in the primary March 3. I was optimistic about the...

I had the coronavirus, and Instagram had a lot of opinions about it

I thought 2020 had reached the peak of bad news. Then I tested positive for coronavirus. Living at home in Georgia, where Governor Brian Kemp has not...

America’s pastime is moving out of the past

Baseball is America’s pastime. For over a century, through peace and war, prosperity and despair, one thing has remained constant: baseball. President Franklin Delano...

FEATURES

Fall 2020 election: Occidental students get involved from home

Instead of writing cover letters and scouring internship websites for campaign opportunities, Kyler Parris (junior) took advantage of Twitter. While the social networking site...

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