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"Asian Alliance"- Spring 1990, page 152, La Encina

This is an excerpt from Occidental College's La Encina dating back to 1990. The page depicts a picture of the Asian Alliance cultural club and pictures of the demonstration that occurred to protest against Florentine Gardens, the nightclub that…

"Boesak and Tutu Visit Oxy"- Spring 1990, page 48, La Encina

Two pages of the La Encina have been dedicated to Reverend Alan Boesak and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, two leaders in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. Alan Boesak spoke in Thorne Hall and Desmond Tutu delivered a speak in the Greek Bowl.…

"Forum anatomizes dorm options"- January 27, 1984, page 1, The Occidental

This article in The Occidental concerns residence hall issues. A representative for the Committee on Racial and Ethnic Affairs, Hedy Chang, brings up the idea to start a Multicultural Annex in order to "break down racial stereotypes" and allow for…

"Insuring Equity at Occidental"

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The resident adviser of Oxy's multicultural hall accuses Oxy of abandoning its “excellence in equity” mission when administrators consider abandoning current union workers and hiring a non-union cleaning service.

"Multicultural Center to Open"-March 31, 1989, page 3, The Occidental

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The Multicultural Center is finally having their grand opening on April 5th 1989.The article states "the center is meant to improve the overall experience for minority students who continue to be disproportionately under-represented in the total…

"Multicultural Housing", Student Handbook 1987-1988, page 42.

Describes the three off-campus houses. Says they have been "designed as 'cultural theme houses' and offer students the opportunity to pursue a common interest in Black, Asian or Latino culture."

"Multicultural Living Options" Student Handbook 1984-1985, page 37

The handbook provides a description of the multicultural living options available on campus for students. Students can live in themed off campus houses and in themed areas in Haines.

"SCEME: Students Committed to Enriching a Multicultural Environment circulate petition"- February 18, 2000, page 1-2, The Occidental

SCEME collected over 400 signatures expressing concern over Occidental's commitment to multiculturalism. Student were unsatisfied with administration's response.

"Student Assaulted In Pauley: Alleged Racial Slur Generates Violence"- May 4, 1990, page 1, The Occidental

This article depicts an on-campus physical encounter that involved Oxy students. The assault resulted from an alleged racial slur that was directed towards an African-American female student from a Caucasian male student. The African-American student…

"The Myth of Time"- April 20, 2001, page 8-9, Occidental Weekly

Recalls Dr. Martin Luther King's visit to Occidental in 1967 and the multicultural goals the college set for itself. Questions if Occidental has met the challenge adequately.