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  1. Teamsters Local 2010 Initiates Mass Walkout and Strikes at University of CaliforniaRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 19 | IndyMedia

    ... over 70% of these full-time workers suffer from hunger or food insecurity according to an October 2016 Occidental College report. The workers have seen their real wages decline by 24% over the past two decades. The UCLA skilled trades workers are on ...

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  2. Celebrations, Jan. 22, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Devon Colvin Mann of Santa Fe and Washington, D.C., was named to the Dean's List at Occidental College in Los Angeles during the fall semester of the 2016-17 academic year. This is the third time Devon has been named to the Dean's List at the school.

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  3. Obama's favorite professor spotted at downtown L.A. women's marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Los Angeles Times

    Roger Boesche, who taught Barack Obama in 1979, was among the throngs of demonstrators who participated in the women's march in downtown L.A. Boesche, 68, now wheelchair-bound and still teaching at Occidental College, was steered through the crowd by his two nieces, his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, as well as two close friends, who all flanked him protectively as they inched their way up Olive Street amid a densely packed crowd. "He was Obama's favorite politics professor!" boasted his sister-in-law.

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  4. Bank of Hawaii Announces Key Finance and Strategy AppointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Wire

    ... & Pineapple Inc., where he served as Audit Committee Chair. Lucien received his bachelor's degree from Occidental College and an MBA from Stanford University. As chief financial officer, Dean Y. Shigemura , 53, will supervise the bank's Treasury, ...

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  5. The Long GoodbyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | The Weekly Standard

    ... Obama, by contrast, went to the most exclusive private school in Hawaii, followed by stints at Occidental College, Columbia University, and Harvard Law School. If Obama had to teach himself to write, the Punahou School has some explaining to do. But ...

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  6. Obama's Quiet Climate Legacy: A $5 Trillion College Divestment CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Yes! Magazine

    ... Speaking in South Africa in 2013, he recalled that his first act of political activism was to pressure Occidental College to divest from the apartheid regime. Just days earlier, while speaking at Georgetown University, he was clear: "Convince those ...

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  7. Just how good was President Obama at basketball?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | USA Today

    ... then he'd go home, eat supper, and then be outside again shooting baskets." He then took his game to Occidental College, where former coach Mike Zinn had this to say to the Los Angeles Times in 2008: "He was really athletic, ran good, jumped good," ...

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  8. Prof: Stop saying 'microaggression'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | Joannejacobs.com

    ... campuses, students receive training on microaggressions and warning lists of what not to say, he writes. Occidental College is considering a system to encourage students to report their professors' microaggressions . Lilienfeld became interested in ...

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  9. Tim Sanders: STEM and Rancho Ca ada VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | Monterey County Herald

    ... nd genuine public service into practice. Dr. Tim Sanders is a retired physicist and professor emeritus at Occidental College, lives in Carmel Valley, and has been active in community and environmental activities.

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  10. Top Western Colleges in Big CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Wall Street Journal

    Los Angeles is home to four of the region's top 10 big-city schools in the WSJ/THE College Rankings, with USC heading the list The University of Southern California; the University of California, Los Angeles; Occidental College; and Loyola Marymount University are among the top-10 big-city schools in the West, based on institutions in The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings.

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  11. Teamsters Local 2010 Initiates Mass Walkout and Strikes at University of CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Indybay.org

    ... over 70% of these full-time workers suffer from hunger or food insecurity according to an October 2016 Occidental College report. The workers have seen their real wages decline by 24% over the past two decades. The UCLA skilled trades workers are on ...

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  12. UC Employees Protest Low WagesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 12 | The Daily Nexus

    ... of the union as they battle for higher wages. According to a 2016 survey done by Teamsters Local 2010 and Occidental College, 70 percent of clerical workers struggle to buy food and 45 percent are "food insecure" and often skip meals due to a lack ...

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  13. Cambodia's water people evicted from city sewer with nowhere to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | ABC News

    ... have to wonder how much was paid, or even to whom. It's just shameless," says Associate Professor Ear at Occidental College in Los Angeles. Many of the capital's lakes have been filled in. The loss of Boeung Kak (Lake Kak) in the middle of Phnom ...

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  14. Cops and Courts Jan. 11, 2017: Santa Cruz Fire rescues woman from Branciforte CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... 70 percent of these full-time workers suffer from hunger or food insecurity, according to an October 2016 Occidental College report,” Castro said. “The workers have seen their real wages decline by 24 percent over the past two ...

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  15. Teamsters strike disrupts UC Santa Cruz campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... 70 percent of these full-time workers suffer from hunger or food insecurity, according to an October 2016 Occidental College report,” Castro said. “The workers have seen their real wages decline by 24 percent over the past two ...

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  16. Designing the look of 'Nocturnal Animals' was really three jobs in oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Los Angeles Times

    ... director for exhibits at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Prior to that, he studied film as a fine art at Occidental College and the San Francisco Art Institute. He then launched a career as an art director for the Oxygen network before expanding ...

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  17. Why UC workers are striking for one day at 10 California campusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Press-Telegram

    ... , drawn from a survey conducted by Teamsters Local 2010 and the Urban & Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College , found that more than two-thirds (70 percent) of U.C.'s clerical, administrative and support workers struggle to put ...

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  18. Marvin Hier Must Rise Above Being 'Donald Trump's Rabbi'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | Forward

    ... exploit, our nation's divisions - to build bridges, not walls. Peter Dreier is professor of politics at Occidental College. His most recent book is The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame (Nation Books). The ...

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  19. Professor thinks bird species is double what is believedRead the original story

    Friday Jan 6 | Washington Times

    ... the chance, those are one species as well. John McCormack, curator of the Moore Laboratory of Zoology at Occidental College in California, said he generally believes that bird species have been undercounted. Zink 's concept - the phylogenetic ...

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  20. Campus Sexual Assault Survivors Need Support to Raise Their VoicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | Women's eNews

    ... to this particular university. Schools ranging from Yale to the University of Southern California to Occidental College have all been criticized in the past for how they've handled sexual assault cases. This can be complicated by the fact that ...

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