Disabled students gathered at the bottom of steep steps. Illustration by Izzy Chalmers | The Occidental
Disabled students gathered at the bottom of steep steps. Illustration by Izzy Chalmers | The Occidental

Occidental must do better for disabled students

Overall, Occidental as an institution needs to do better for its disabled community so that equal access to learning and opportunity can prevail.


Behind Stewie, next to the bench overlooking the LAhorizon and the mounted pair of binoculars to better take in the view, is a slightly shorter pair of binoculars, accompanied by a wheelchair icon. At first glance, this gesture is considerate and inclusive: of course, those who need access to a shorter viewing apparatus should be afforded that opportunity. Read more…


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