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  • Collection: 2015 Project: The 1980s -- Student Publications

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Multicultural Advocate Positions Open:
This was an article in the Oxy Weekly written by Angela Gunn. The date is October 14, 1988. The Multicultural Center came into existence as a result of the Ad Hoc Committee Report of 1983. Multicultural Center…

"Minorities"- January 27, 1984, page 2, The Occidental

This news piece announces that the Student Senate is scheduled to consider recommendations of the Ad Hoc Committee on Minoirty Issues. The article discusses how some have argued that the Committee is suggesting quotas, which "could lead to 'reverse…

"Gilman spurns divestment"- September 25, 1981, page 5, The Occidental

This feature covered the events of 1981 convocation where President Gilman spoke about his recent trip to South Africa and his views on divesment. Gilman concluded that he thinks that divestment is incredibly undesirable and probably will not happen.…

"Minority Problems Unresolved"- May 20, 1988, pages 1, 6-8, The Occidental

In this article the editor, Laurie, talks about Oxy's failed attempt at diversity. Issues discussed in this article include black students being a learning experience for white students, black students feeling uncomfortable in social settings because…

Letter to the Editor: Intolerance

The previous issue featured a cartoon that was perceived as intolerant of christians. Zimmerman claimed it was a 'bizarre mockery' of Oxy christians. She then goes on to say that other groups for black students, women and radical politics are not…