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Occidental announces Spring 2020 remote instruction citing LA County guidance

Occidental College announced the continuation of remote instruction and limited on-campus housing protocols for the upcoming spring semester in an email Nov. 30 to...

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...

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’...

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...

David Kim: CA-34th candidate Q&A

David Kim, 36, is an immigration attorney and former president of the MacArthur Park Neighborhood Council. Kim is challenging incumbent Jimmy Gomez to represent...

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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