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Off the Cuff: Charles “Chip” Hauss, OC ’69, Peacebuilder, Author

Off the Cuff: Charles “Chip” Hauss, OC ’69, Peacebuilder, Author

Adam Gittin, News editor
May 6, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Off the Cuff

Charles “Chip” Hauss, OC ’69, is Senior Fellow for Innovation at Alliance for Peacebuilding, a membership organization of about 110 peacebuilding groups. He is also the author of Security 2.0: Dealing with Global Wicked Problems, which addresses the changing nature and increasing multidimensionality of internati... Read more »

Review Security Notebook

May 6, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Security Report, Uncategorized

Thursday, April 28
 1:29 p.m. Officers were requested to assist a student who fell and injured their knee at Stevenson Dining Hall. The student was given an ice pack and transported to their Village Housing unit at their request. 2:13 p.m. Facilities staff reported a bagged smoke detector in ... Read more »

After Grant Denial, Community Center Seeks New Path to Funding

Vergil Demery
May 6, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS

After being denied a Community Development Block Grant from Lorain County, the Phillis Wheatley Community Center is exploring alternate methods to improve the physical accessibility of the center. The money would have funded a lift near the building’s front staircase as well as several disability... Read more »

Kendal Unveils City’s Second Arboretum

Kendal Unveils City’s Second Arboretum

Kerensa Loadholt, News editor
May 6, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Residents of Oberlin’s retirement community had the chance to show off their handiwork earlier today, when Kendal at Oberlin held a tree-dedication ceremony honoring the official opening of the John Bartram Arboretum. Over 1,100 trees have been planted at Kendal since the retirement community opened... Read more »

Local News Bulletin

May 6, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Uncategorized

SB 310 to Fund Budgets State Representative Dan Ramos announced the passage of the 2017 capital budget, Senate Bill 310, Wednesday. The budget will provide state funding for two community projects in Lorain County: the Lorain Palace Theater and Civic Center will be allotted $150,000 for building rep... Read more »

District Hires New Assistant Superintendent

Willa Rubin
May 6, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS

Throughout the past year, Oberlin City Schools Board of Education has been working through the process of replacing the district’s current school buildings with more efficient facilities. The current school buildings are not serving the community in healthy ways, board members say, and it’s time... Read more »

College Offers Cash for Early Retirement

College Offers Cash for Early Retirement

Julian Ring and Madeline Stocker
May 6, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Over the next three weeks, 177 faculty and staff must decide whether or not they want to take the College up on its offer to retire early in exchange for a relatively hefty severance package. The deal, which administrators are projecting will save the College between $1.5–3.5 million per year, is... Read more »

Feature Photo: The Wright Side of History

Feature Photo: The Wright Side of History

Adam Gittin, News editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Norman Craig, OC ’53 and emeritus professor of chemistry, gives a talk on the Wright brothers sponsored by the Oberlin Heritage Center at Kendal at Oberlin’s Heiser Auditorium. Many are familiar with the story of the Wright brothers, from their bicycle business in Dayton, Ohio, to their historic... Read more »

Local News Bulletin

April 29, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

County Vocational School to Offer Career Camp Lorain County JVS will offer a free career exploration camp called ExCEL this summer for rising ninth and tenth graders. ExCEL will run from June 14–16. Participants will take part in skill classes and will be able to gain hands-on experience in a ... Read more »

Petition Proposing Student Health Relocation Circulates Campus

Petition Proposing Student Health Relocation Circulates Campus

Madeline Stocker, Editor in Cheif
April 29, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories, Uncategorized

In what could be the culmination of a year-long effort, student senators are attempting to rally support for their petition to move Student Health Services and the Counseling Center to a more central location on campus. Student Senate’s Student Health Working Group issued the petition April 18 via... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Miriam Zoila Pérez, Radical Doula, Activist, Blogger

Off the Cuff: Miriam Zoila Pérez, Radical Doula, Activist, Blogger

Adam Gittin, News editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Miriam Zoila Pérez is a queer Cuban-American doula, reproductive rights activist and blogger. In 2007, she founded the Radical Doula blog, which unites doula work with birth activism and social justice. Pérez wrote and self-published Radical Doula Guide: A Political Primer for Full-Spectrum Pregnancy and Chi... Read more »

India Garden Latest of City’s New Eateries

India Garden Latest of City’s New Eateries

Harrison Wollman, Staff writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Oberlin community members and College students alike have associated the large glass windows on the corner of East College and North Pleasant Streets with quality pizza for over five years. When Magpie Pizza closed its doors in the fall, many Oberlin residents were left wondering — what would supersede... Read more »

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