Review Security Notebook

May 9, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Security Report, STAFF

Thursday, May 1 10:10 p.m. A student reported the theft of a backpack from a study carrel in Mudd Library. The backpack was later located by of- ficers under a different carrel in Mudd. The backpack was returned to the owner... Read more »

New Coalition Aims to Revitalize Local Economy

Emma Paul
May 9, 2014
Filed under Community News, NEWS

Since its founding last year, the Oberlin Community Benefits Coalition has pursued involvement in the construction of a new Oberlin public school for grades K-12. At a school board meeting on April 22, the group presented its vision for the school: a project the Coalition considers... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Hannah S-P and Lonnie Bass, Slow Train baristas

Off the Cuff: Hannah S-P and Lonnie Bass, Slow Train baristas

Kate Gill, News editor
May 9, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

College senior Lonnie Bass and Hannah Scharlin-Pettee OC ’13 are baristas at the Slow Train Café. Bass has been a barista for two years, while Scharlin-Peettee began brewing this past fall. Bass and S-P sat down with the Review to discuss coffee, the Vengaboys and their strangest moments on the... Read more »

Judicial Advocacy Group Offers Peer-to-Peer Legal Support

Judicial Advocacy Group Offers Peer-to-Peer Legal Support

Julia Herbst , Editor-in-Chief
May 9, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

When Helen Lai received a judicial letter from ResEd after failing a life safety inspection, she turned to fellow College senior Mac Muir for advice. “Honestly, I don’t know what I would have done if he wasn’t there,” Lai said. “I think... Read more »

Conservatory Council Restarted After a Decade, Student Officers Announced

Kristopher Fraser , Staff Writer
May 9, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The Conservatory announced the results of the election for the newly revived Council of Students on Friday morning. Just over 41 percent of Conservatory and Musical Studies students voted to elect double-degree junior Hannah Santisi president; Jeanette Chen vice president;... Read more »

Primary Voters Approve Tax Hike

Primary Voters Approve Tax Hike

Elizabeth Dobbins, Staff Writer
May 9, 2014
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Despite a turnout rate that many officials are referring to as “abysmal,” Lorain County residents convened at the polls this Tuesday to cast their votes in the Ohio primary. Ballot features included gubernatorial candidates as well as numerous state and local issues. Several... Read more »

Athletics Department Adopts New Trans* Policy

Kristopher Fraser , Staff Writer
May 2, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Oberlin’s Transgender Participatory Advisory Commit- tee has drafted a new set of athletic guidelines that requires inclusion and improved conditions for current and future trans* athletes. In late 2011, the NCAA established its own guidelines... Read more »

Town, Gown Gear Up for Tomorrow’s Big Parade

Town, Gown Gear Up for Tomorrow’s Big Parade

Elizabeth Dobbins, Staff Writer
May 2, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

For one weekend each year, students, faculty and community members convene to celebrate warm weather, good company and the town of Oberlin. This Saturday marks the 12th year of Oberlin’s Big Parade, and though the spirit of the ceremony remains unchanged, the event itself... Read more »

Senate Urges Admin to Adopt Ban

Madeline Peltz
May 2, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Student Senate passed a proposal on Sunday, urging the administration to ban the consumption of smokable tobacco products on campus. The general faculty will vote on the policy’s implementation and structure next fall. The proposal, which passed... Read more »

Campus Debates Toxicity

May 2, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, STAFF

This past week, controversy surrounding Solarity’s upcoming event, Toxicity, has surfaced on campus and social media. The criticism is largely directed at the event’s name, which many students claim connotes disaster and dystopia. College senior Jessica Lam posted a “Response... Read more »

Off the Cuff: Frank Schaefer, former United Methodist pastor and LGBTQ advocate

Off the Cuff: Frank Schaefer, former United Methodist pastor and LGBTQ advocate

Kate Gill , News editor
May 2, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Frank Schaefer is a former United Methodist pastor from Lebanon, PA. After performing the marriage ceremony for his gay son in 2006, Schaefer was stripped of his credentials and excommunicated from his congregation. Schaefer has since become an ally and advocate for LGBTQ... Read more »

Review Security Notebook

May 2, 2014
Filed under NEWS, Security Report, STAFF

Thursday, April 24 10:15 a.m. Dascomb Hall staff members reported a suspicious person sleeping in the lounge on the second floor of the dorm. The individual had a green sleeping bag and black backpack. Officers... Read more »