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"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…

Letter to the Editor: Too Much?

This letter to the editor is by a student who feels that the Oxy Weekly is too focused on racism, sexism, feminism, and homophobia. They argue that the issues are being written about very frequently in a narrow-minded and non-beneficial manner. They…

"Paoletti Responds to Bell-Young Outrage", Letter to the Editor, The Occidental, 1989-01-20

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Paoletti remarks on the passionate responses to his first letter regarding the Multicultural Dorm. He makes the rebuttal that he is not "a racist" by opposing the implementation of the Multicultural Dorm. Paoletti makes the distinction between the…

"Diversity Being Realized", The Occidental, 1989-09-29 pg.1, pg. 10

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President Slaughter presents his Oxy's "Tomorrow Plan," which is about increasing the number of minority students on campus. He remarked that this plan was made long ago, but the campus is only signing off on it now. Associate Director of Admissions,…

Agnostic Feels Threatened by Religous Meetings & Christian Meetings to be Held Outside of Dorms October 21, 1985 pages 2 and 3, The Occidental

The Administration and Residental staff claimed "Christian meetings impose themselves on others when held in dorm lounges" Thus, Christian meetings were banned from meeting in residence halls

Weekend Helps Bridge the Gap
October 21, 1985 page 4, The Occidental

Fall Community Weekend Talent Show. "Faculty, students and administrators built bridges of communication, of understanding and of sharing during the weekend..." One professor led a workshop entitled "Differences and Tolerances: An Exploration of…

"Minority Recruitment decline reflects priorities"- January 23, 1981, pages 1 and 4, The Occidental

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Minority recruitment is on a decline. Two assistant dean of students, not admissions, are in charge of minority recruitment. Oxy is not going into high schools with large minority populations and minorities have structural barriers prohibiting them…