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Local Arrest Raises Police Bias Concerns

Local Arrest Raises Police Bias Concerns

Louis Krauss, News Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

In response to the arrest of Oberlin resident Brae Chamberlin, 21, students silently protested outside the Oberlin Police station Nov. 22, claiming local police acted with racial bias when arresting him. Chamberlin, who is Black, and Justin Montique, 23, were skateboarding in the street in front of... Read more »

Regulators Move Forward with NEXUS Pipeline

Oliver Bok, News Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

A new pipeline that would carry natural gas directly through Oberlin has received a stamp of approval from regulators in spite of local opposition. Staffers at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recommended regulatory approval for the NEXUS pipeline, a controversial proposed natural gas conduit... Read more »

College to Eliminate Dean of Studies Office

College to Eliminate Dean of Studies Office

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

In an effort to consolidate and restructure offices on campus, administrators have decided to eliminate the Dean of Studies Office. The decision is part of the Strategic Plan’s implementation and efforts to create a more streamlined and helpful advising system. The Strategic Plan stipulates that... Read more »

Students Continue Push for Health Center to Relocate

Students Continue Push for Health Center to Relocate

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Members of the Student Health Working Group and Student Senate are pushing for the relocation of the Student Health Center and Counseling Center on the capital planning agenda. The request comes on the heels of a petition released by Student Senate’s Student Health Working Group last April that garnered... Read more »

Feature Photo: Krislov Announces Sanctuary Campus Status

Feature Photo: Krislov Announces Sanctuary Campus Status

Oliver Bok, News Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Students gather around the front steps of Wilder Hall Nov. 16, calling for Oberlin College to become a sanctuary campus. President Krislov responded in an email to the community Thursday and committed to meeting all demonstrated financial need for admitted students and not taking immigration statu... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Theodore M. Shaw, Civil Rights Lawyer

Off the Cuff: Theodore M. Shaw, Civil Rights Lawyer

Oliver Bok, News Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Theodore M. Shaw is the director of the Center for Civil Rights and the Julius L. Chambers Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina School of Law at Chapel Hill. He previously served as the fifth director-counsel and president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored Peo... Read more »

Security Report

December 2, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Security Report

Thursday, Nov. 24 3:49 p.m. A Safety and Security officer on routine patrol noticed the roof hatch open on Johnson House. Upon checking the area, the officer found that the door leading to the roof hatch was unlocked and clothing was on the doorknob. No one was found in the area. A work order was fil... Read more »

Students March for a Sanctuary Campus

Students March for a Sanctuary Campus

Melissa Harris, Production Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

Hundreds of students and community members made their way through Tappan Square Wednesday, calling on the College to become a sanctuary campus and joining a movement of approximately 100 colleges across the country. In effect, becoming a sanctuary campus would protect undocumented students fro... Read more »

Community Clashes Over Gibson’s Protests

Community Clashes Over Gibson’s Protests

Louis Krauss, News Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Community News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

Following two days of intense student protest, nearby Ohioans and biker clubs filed into Oberlin Saturday morning to support Gibson’s Bakery. Approximately 80 leather jacket-clad bikers showed up in front of the store, upset that students declared a boycott on the longstanding family-owned grocery... Read more »

Karega Fired After Split Faculty Recommendations

Oliver Bok, News Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Board of Trustees fired former Rhetoric and Composition Professor Joy Karega Tuesday after nine months of bitter argument and national media attention. Karega’s Facebook posts, which were the crux of the conflict, included claims that Israeli and U.S. intelligence agencies fund the Islamic State... Read more »

Frandsen: College’s Financial Trajectory Unsustainable

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

The College’s financial situation is unsustainable without substantive cuts, administrators say, and by filling out a survey, College community members will help decide where those cuts will fall. Vice President for Finance and Administration Mike Frandsen said in a research management meeting last... Read more »

Security Report

November 18, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Security Report

Security Advisory An unknown suspect vandalized a faculty member’s house early yesterday morning. According to the Chronicle-Telegram, the call to police came in around 3:40 a.m. President Marvin Krislov and various deans sent an email to the student body warning students of the issue, and said th... Read more »

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