COUNTRIES & CULTURES / Occidental Weekly

[Oxy Weekly] Oxy Abroad Student Blogs from France and Spain

By: Daina Beth Solomon Issue date: 2/4/09 Section: News For many students, college years are ideal for foreign travel and study. Students participating in study abroad programs can combine academics with immersion in foreign cultures and further their understanding of the world. Students usually choose locations related to their area of study and often hope … Continue reading

Immigration Issues / Occidental Weekly

[Oxy Weekly] Oxy Students Fast for the Future

A band of dedicated immigration rights activists are camping out in downtown Los Angeles, in an attempt to collect one million signed pledges from people committing to vote for immigrant rights, to call on others to sign the pledge, and, if possible, to fast for at least one day. Organizers and participants of the event, Fast For Our Future, will be putting out a magnitude of energy and commitment in order to attain these signed pledges in the three short weeks, between Oct. 15 and Nov. 4, Election Day. Continue reading