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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 »

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 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 first flight on Dec. 17, 1903 above the sand... 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 supercede... Read more »

Incoming North-South Fund to Address Campus Divide

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

The Office of the President is slated to give Student Senate a lump sum of $5,000 as funding for future initiatives to help better unify north and south campus. During a meeting with student senators on March 14, College President Marvin Krislov mentioned that he and other administrators had been... Read more »

Students Rally as OCOPE Negotiations Continue

Students Rally as OCOPE Negotiations Continue

Kerensa Loadholt, News editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Students, faculty and College employees from multiple labor unions gathered outside Hall Auditorium earlier today in support of campus workers currently engaging in contract negotiations with the College. The Oberlin College and Professional Employees, a union of campus workers, met with administrators... Read more »

Review Security Notebook

April 29, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Security Report, Uncategorized

Thursday, April 21 12 p.m. Facilities staff reported graffiti in the men’s restroom of the Service Building. The drawing was a figure done in marker. A work order was filed for cleanup. 6:44 p.m. A student reported a strong odor of marijuana on the first floor of Barrows Hall. Officers respo... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Professor, Author, Historian

Off the Cuff: Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Professor, Author, Historian

Adam Gittin, News editor
April 24, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Jeffrey Wasserstrom is Chancellor’s Professor of History at UC Irvine. He has authored four books, including China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know, and frequently contributes to newspapers and magazines. He is currently finishing a book on the Boxer Uprising of 1900. This week, Wasser... Read more »

Local News Bulletin

April 22, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Uncategorized

City to Design Stormwater Plan In order to abide by the regulations outlined in the Environmental Protection Agency’s federal Clean Water Act, Oberlin will improve infrastructure to prevent and reduce flooding and water pollution. The city is trying to determine how much property owners will have... Read more »

Feature Photo: India Garden

Feature Photo: India Garden

Kerensa Loadholt, News Editor
April 22, 2016
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS

India Garden Head Chef Babul flips naan for the restaurant’s inaugural batch of customers. India Garden, the new Indian restaurant located at 65 East College Street, opened for business Thursday. The establishment takes the place of Magpie Pizza, which relocated to Sheffield Village in November 2015.... Read more »

News Brief: Hotel Lawsuit Settled

Sydney Allen, Production editor
April 22, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Community News, Features, NEWS, Uncategorized

After last week’s lawsuit between the city of Oberlin and the College involving the Peter B. Lewis Gateway Center, the drama has finally come to an end. A settlement agreement was reached Wednesday between both parties. The Oberlin City Council unanimously approved the settlement, which resolves... Read more »