Off the Cuff: Michael Dirda, OC ’70, Pulitzer Prize-winning literary critic

Off the Cuff: Michael Dirda, OC ’70, Pulitzer Prize-winning literary critic

Madeline Stocker, News Editor
October 10, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Michael Dirda OC ’70 is a Pulitzer Prize–winning book critic for The Washington Post, and a published author. Dirda will give two public talks this coming Thursday: one at the Oberlin Public... Read more »

Local Restaurants Host OCS Fundraiser

Local Restaurants Host OCS Fundraiser

Molly Brand
October 10, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Oberlin Community Services will be partnering with WOBC next week to host Oberlin’s first-ever Restaurant Week. This event will be a fundraiser for OCS to help the organization keep up with increasing demand for its... Read more »

College Allocates $5 Million To New Initiative

Oliver Bok
October 10, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Two new policies concerning the College’s investments may make Oberlin finances more reflective of the ideals pushed by the faculty and student body. The College recently announced a new divestment policy through... Read more »

Oberlin College Launches Crowdfunding Website

Oberlin College Launches Crowdfunding Website

Elizabeth Dobbins, News Editor
October 10, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The Oberlin Annual Fund launched Oberlin’s crowdfunding platform last week, marking the College’s first entry into crowdfunding. The site, still in its pilot launch phase, will feature a changing selection of student... Read more »

News Brief: Early Voting Begins

News Brief: Early Voting Begins

Review Staff
October 10, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

An Ohio resident checks in before voting early at the Lorain County Board of Elections. Early voting began this Tuesday after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld an Ohio bill which shortened the early... Read more »

Solarity Aims for Organizational Accessibility

Solarity Aims for Organizational Accessibility

Sarah Conner and Madeline Stocker, Contributing Writer and News Editor
October 10, 2014
Filed under Features, NEWS

In response to a recent increase in membership, the student leaders of Solarity, an organization that strives to unify the student body through large-scale music and dance productions, have made a number of structural... Read more »

Security Report: Thursday Oct. 2 – Tuesday Oct. 7

October 10, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Oct. 2 3:07 p.m. An officer on patrol near Harkness bowl reported witnessing a Grounds employee strike a light pole and knock it over. There were no injuries, and an electrician... Read more »

Feature Photo: J Street U Holds Candlelight Vigil

Feature Photo: J Street U Holds Candlelight Vigil

October 3, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Students gathered in Wilder Bowl this Wednesday to attend J Street U’s vigil commemorating lives lost in Gaza and Israel over the summer. “The goal of this vigil is to seriously grapple with the loss of life in Gaza and Israel, to present a vision for a better future and [to] recognize our responsibility... Read more »

Committee, Students Discuss Strategic Plan

Committee, Students Discuss Strategic Plan

Oliver Bok, Staff Writer
October 3, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Students voiced their concerns about the upcoming Strategic Plan during two listening sessions this week, in which student members of the Strategic Plan Steering Committee fielded questions and discussed new developments. College junior and Committee member Machmud Makhmudov said that the purpose... Read more »

Community Coalition Aims to Work with Developers

Community Coalition Aims to Work with Developers

Elizabeth Dobbins, News Editor
October 3, 2014
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Oberlin Community Benefits Coalition, founded in March of 2014 in response to the Oberlin school district’s K–12 campus proposal, is now looking to organize and expand its mission. OCBC is an organization focused on creating community benefit agreements, agreements intended to represent community... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Patrick Michaels and Judith Curry, climatologists, acclaimed authors and experts on climate change

Off the Cuff: Patrick Michaels and Judith Curry, climatologists, acclaimed authors and experts on climate change

Laura Paddock
October 3, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Patrick J. Michaels is the director of the Center for the Study of Science at the Cato Institute, a contributing writer and reviewer of the United Nations Association of State Climatologists and a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Judith Curry is a professor and former chair of the School of Earth and... Read more »

City Receives $350,000 Grant to Restore 13 Homes

Sarah Chatta
October 3, 2014
Filed under Community News, NEWS

Oberlin, Sheffield Lake and Lorain County recently received $1,150,000 to rehabilitate homes for low to medium-income families. The grant, which was awarded through the State’s Community Housing Impact and Preservation fund, is expected to fund a total of 58 houses, including 15 homes in Lorain County... Read more »