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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…

"Students seek diversity through campus awareness"-October 9, 1987, page 11, The Occidental

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The SCCD (Student Committee for Cultural Diversity) is concerned with the lack of black and latino professors on campus and within the administration. There are many "non Western" courses that are taught by white professors and the SCCD feels this is…

"Financial blows dealt to aid recipients"-September 17, 1982, pages 1 & 7, The Occidental

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Article discusses increases in room and board and decreases in financial aid. Mr. Montaya says that he feels that minority students will be disproportionately affected. He says the incoming freshman class has less diversity this year, he believes…

"Student leader unburdens self on issues of equality"-January 22, 1988, page 3, The Occidental

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This is a follow up from the previous week's article that had the responses to the Black Student Alliance's question about how impactful Martin Luther King, Jr. was in their lives. O'Keefe says that King spoke not only for black people, but also for…

"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…

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