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Minority Scholarships: Where Has All the Money Gone?

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Addresses Oxy's reputation as a multicultural institution and 2 assumptions held by the campus.
1) "Some people argue against increased non-white enrollment at this school because they say it would mean a lowering of the intellectual quality of the…

A lesson in race consciousness: whiteness

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This article is from the Oxy Weekly, written by seven Religious Studies students, with a strikethough through the word "white" to connote visual and linguistic resistance.

Faculty Meeting April 2005

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This is a compilation of a transcribed email of an email to Staff, Faculty, and Administrators about the April 2005 Faculty Meeting, and a segment of the Meeting Minutes (dealing with student concerns) that the email references.

Elisha Roberts Interview Clip on the ICC

This is a clip of current student Dani Lyons '14 interviewing former student Elisha Roberts '05 on issues of diversity and equity at Occidental College.

Elisha Roberts Interview Clip on Student Activism

This is a clip of current student Dani Lyons '14 interviewing former student Elisha Roberts '05 on issues of diversity and equity at Occidental College.

CORE club is approved by senators

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Occidental College's Associated Students of Occidental College (ASOC) approves Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) to become a student organization. Though ASOC was first concerned that CORE was more tied to off-campus direction action and did not…

130 attend 'No on 14' organizing

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130 students attended a student organized meeting about Proposition 14, which would strike down the Rumford Fair Housing Act that was created to combat housing discrimination. The students were joined by a group of faculty members, spearheaded by Dr.…

"Racial Slurs" - October 6, 1989, page 2, Oxy Weekly

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This is a cartoon from the Oxy Weekly on the Opinions page.

“Can You Have Too Much Of A Good Thing?”

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This letter to the editor suggests that the Oxy community focuses too much on multiculturalism. He suggests that focusing on difference is causing self segregation due to commonalities, comfort-ability, and safety. He thinks that if Oxy members were…

“Blackness Week” 2007, page 32-33, La Encina Oxy Yearbook

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A segment from the 2007 Oxy yearbook La Encina focused on detailing “Blackness Week,” which was a compilation of events organized by students, most specifically Occidental college’s Black Student Alliance (BSA). The two pages contian a number of…