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"Black student harassed by LAPD" - March 15, 1985, page 1, Oxy Weekly

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A black female student was harassed by a two Los Angeles Police Department officers near Eagle Rock Plaza in the Spring of 1985. Based on the report, the officer got out of his car and asked the student for her I.D. One of the officers accused her…

"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…

Women's Center Charges Kappa with Harrassment

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This article describes an incident on campus where a group of Kappas shouted racist, sexist, and homophobic comments and threats to residents of the Women's Center. The article also expresses a more general concern of sexist, racist, and homophobic…

“Hate Graffiti Angers Students”

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According to the article, “swastikas, racial slurs and other offensive graffiti were found on students’ doors, walls and in a stairwell in Haines residence hall”. Two Jewish students found writing on their own door and were saddened by the hatred…

“Harassment Hits Oxy Hard” October, 13, 2010, page 4, The Oxy Weekly

An article chronicling two incidents of harassment on campus leveled at student Trisha McGown based on her sexual orientation and the vandalism of a professor’s African flag at their residence. “Faggots burn in hell” was written twice on McGown's…

“Homophobic Incident Upsets Party”

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The article discusses an event where four off-campus men barged into the “Madonnaesque” party hosted by the Bixsexual, Gay, and Lesbian Alliance, shouting homographic remarks and threats toward Oxy students.

Interview with Angel Cervantes

This is the full-length interview with Oxy alumnus Angel Cervantes, who graduated with the class of 1994. During his time at Occidental College he quickly discovered his natural ability to lead and inspire others, and eventually became the president…