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Proposal To Establish A Multicultural Center At Occidental College- June 3, 1988

This proposal was drafted and submitted to President Gilman by a committee of nine students and William Estrada, the Committee Advisor. It describes plans to turn Sepia house, 1501 Campus Rd, into a Multicultural Resource Center that can act as a…

"Bell Young Undergoes Cultural Renovation" by Lisa Cahn - May 27, 1988, The Occidental Weekly

The Occidental Weekly published an article describing the plans for Bell Young to be used as a Multicultural Hall next year.

Included is a discussion the plans for the off campus houses, which were previously cultural houses. One house will be…

"Multicultural Center Receives Approval" by David Allison- Sept 23, 1988, The Occidental Weekly

This article describes the need for a Multicultural Resource Center after the creation of a Multicultural Dorm. It outlines how the proposal for the center was originally encouraged, who worked on the proposal, and how President Slaughter accepted…

"Multicultural Institute Bridges High School /College Gap" by Cynthia Bernal - Sept 18, 1987, The Occidental Weekly

Cynthia Bernal, a student who participated in the first MSI, describes her experience with the program. She described that the work was very difficult, and it felt like the activities were non-stop. She has a positive attitude toward the program and…

"From The Desk of Alice Y. Hom" - 2004, Intercultural Community Center Newsletter Volume III Issue 3

Alice Hom reports some of what has been going on in the Intercultural Community Center. The college has institutionalized the Director position at the ICC and has approved the request to extend the Irvine Foundation Grant for another year.…

"MSI Comes Under the Intercultural Community Center" - 2005, Intercultural Community Center Newsletter Volume IV Issue 3

This newsletter talks of the Multicultural Summer Institute. After announcing that the MSI has been moved under the Intercultural Community Center, the program is described in depth.

"Rape and Sexual Assault" by Charlotte Lange - Mar 15, 2002, The Occidental Weekly

The article describes the way sexual assaults are prevalent on campus and the actions taken by clubs and committees to rectify it. The article also speaks about a committee that is focused on creating a "Zero Tolerance" policy rather than remaining…

Arthe Anthony Interview - March 21, 2014

Arthe Anthony interviewed by Oby Okpalanma speaking about her time at Occidental College as related to the broad topics of equity and diversity.

Arthe Anthony (excerpt) - March 21, 2014

Arthe Anthony describes strategies used to assist the formation and reception of the Ad Hoc Committee on Minority Issues.

Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Minority Issues - April 1983

This report contained the findings of the Ad Hoc Committee on Minority Issues. It had suggestions for different ways the college can improve.