In the summer of 1982, Obama was in a long-distance relationship with a former occidental College classmate named Alex McNear.
He is now a diplomacy and world affairs professor at occidental College in Los Angeles.
“My first act of political activism was when I was at occidental College,” he said in Senegal, on his 2013 trip to Africa.
Barry ultimately left the Choom Gang for occidental College and then, in his junior year, transferred to Columbia in New York.
Caroline Heldman is a politics professor at occidental College in Los Angeles.
No occidental at that period had as yet divined the iron core underlying the silken courtesy of the Japanese character.
No occidental instrument had ever such a golden, conquering tone.
In truth, a sensible similitude; which the wit of our occidental ladies has never yet lighted on!
It was that very wonder which unsettled my sympathy of a dense occidental.
Such work has very close affinities with occidental conceptions.
c.1400, from Old French occidental (14c.) and directly from Latin occidentalis "western," from occidentem (see occident). As a capitalized noun meaning "a Western person" (opposed to Oriental) from 1857.