Conservatory Council Promotes Student Wellness

Conservatory Council Promotes Student Wellness

Laura Paddock
September 21, 2014
Filed under NEWS

The recently-revived Conservatory Council of Students will launch a number of initiatives this year, joining forces with the administration in an attempt to foster a more welcoming environment within the Conservatory. The Council, which was dormant for nearly a decade prior to its reinstatement in... Read more »

Review Security Notebook

September 21, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Thursday, Sept. 11 6:48 a.m. An officer responded to a report of vandal- ism at the northeast side of Wilder Hall. The temporary wooden railing at the northeast entrance was broken off of the newly poured concrete. Various beer cans... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Frank A. Farris, professor of mathematics and computer science at Santa Clara University

Elizabeth Dobbins, News Editor
September 21, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Frank A. Farris, associate professor of mathematics and computer science at Santa Clara University, is a mathematical artist and author of the upcoming book Creating Symmetry: The Artful Mathematics of Wallpaper Patterns. His talk on Thursday, titled “Seeing Symmetry: A Talk About a Mathematical... Read more »

NSF Grant Funds Supercomputer for Sciences

Emma Paul
September 19, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Professors from the College’s Biology, Physics and Chemistry departments were the recent recipients of a $486,256 grant by the National Science Foundation to build a supercomputer, or a high-performance computing cluster,... Read more »

As Elections Begin, 14 of 15 Senate Seats Vacant

As Elections Begin, 14 of 15 Senate Seats Vacant

Oliver Bok
September 19, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

After an acrimonious spring semester and a failed referendum, Student Senate has lost its stipend funding and 14 of its 15 members, marking the upcoming school year as the first in decades that student senators will... Read more »

September 19, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

A group of 70 Oberlin students will travel to New York City this Saturday to attend the People’s Climate March, an environmental activism rally that is billed as “the largest climate march in history.” The march... Read more »

LaunchProgress Sees Success in Primary Season

LaunchProgress Sees Success in Primary Season

Rose Stoloff, Editor-in-Chief
September 19, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Luke Squire and Poy Winichakul, both OC ’11, are trying to upset the political status quo. Just over a year after starting LaunchProgress, a non- profit and political action committee devoted to electing young progressive... Read more »

Construction for New K-5 School Approved

Sarah Chatta
September 19, 2014
Filed under Community News, NEWS

After years of planning to revamp the Oberlin School District’s facilities, the city’s Board of Education approved a plan last Tuesday to build a new school for Kindergarten through fifth grade. A tax levy will be... Read more »

After Years of Growth, MRC Revamps Office Space

After Years of Growth, MRC Revamps Office Space

Elizabeth Dobbins, News Editor
September 12, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The College renovated and expanded the Multicultural Resource Center this summer, providing more meeting spaces and individual offices in a response to the Center’s increased use over the past several years. “In... Read more »

Career Center Awarded Grant to Fund Students Pursuing Internships

Molly Brand
September 12, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The College recently received $149,938 in grant money from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation — funding which the Career Center will use to increase the College’s number of paid internships. The... Read more »

Committee Convenes to Plan College’s Fiscal Future

Oliver Bok
September 12, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

This Tuesday will mark the first meeting of the Strategic Planning Steering Committee, an organization whose purpose is to determine the future of Oberlin’s educational and financial endeavors. While College President... Read more »

News Brief: Inn Construction Begins

News Brief: Inn Construction Begins

Madeline Stocker, News Editor
September 12, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Demolition of the Oberlin Inn began in earnest this week, marking the start of a 15-month period of construction on the corner of Main and College streets. The new facility, which will open in... Read more »