Activists Concerned Over Black Student Enrollment Numbers

Oliver Bok, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Uncategorized

Members of Student Senate formed a task force in response to the efforts of student activists, who expressed concern at a recent plenary that the percentage of black students and other students of color at Oberlin is too low. According... Read more »

Feature Photo: Todxs Unidxs por Ayotzinapa (All United for Ayotzinapa)

Feature Photo: Todxs Unidxs por Ayotzinapa (All United for Ayotzinapa)

Madeline Stocker, News Editor
November 21, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

In accordance with an international day of action, Oberlin students posted dozens of posters throughout campus that display the faces of the 43 students from the Raul Isidro Burgos Rural Teachers’ College of Ayotzinapa in Iguala, Guererro, Mexico, who were kidnapped by... Read more »

Research Conference Recognizes Minority STEM Students

Research Conference Recognizes Minority STEM Students

November 21, 2014
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Oberlin sent a team of seven students to the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in San Antonio last week. There, several students earned first place in their field for their posters. College seniors Marisa... Read more »

Senate Prioritizes Financial Accessibility

Senate Prioritizes Financial Accessibility

Madeline Stocker, News Editor
November 21, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

While less controversial than its last announcement regarding the financial aid policy changes, the administration’s most recent email has still left some students reeling. This past Friday, the student body received the message... Read more »

Crunchbutton Comes to Oberlin

November 21, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

It took three minutes and 52 seconds for the new Oberlin branch of Crunchbutton, an online food ordering service and app, to receive its first order after going live Monday. Students can order from a menu of popular local food... Read more »

OIEP Celebrates 2 Decades of Cole Scholars

OIEP Celebrates 2 Decades of Cole Scholars

Jackie McDermott
November 14, 2014
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Oberlin College will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Oberlin Initiative in Electoral Politics this weekend with two days of guest speakers, panels and the return of Cole Scholars alumni. The OIEP was founded in 1994 by Richard... Read more »

Feature Photo: SFP Speaks Out

Feature Photo: SFP Speaks Out

Elizabeth Dobbins, News Editor
November 14, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

This Wednesday, under a cold gray sky, 40 students huddled outside the Cox Administration Building to speak against the conviction of Palestinian-American activist... Read more »

For Sustainable Design, New Club Turns to Nature

Dyani Sabin
November 7, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

If you want to know how to create more sustainable architecture, you might want to ask the birds and the bees. At least that’s what the members of Oberlin’s first-ever Biomimicry Club, an organization that aims... Read more »

Co-op Provides Accessible Practice Area, Equipment

Laura Paddock
November 7, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

A single drumstick impales the scuffed ceiling of the windowless and empty Wilder 404. The room, however, will not be empty for long. Beginning this semester, room 404 will house the Gear Co-op, a cooperative dedicated... Read more »

Republicans Sweep Ohio Midterm Elections

Republicans Sweep Ohio Midterm Elections

Madeline Stocker, News Editor
November 7, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories, Uncategorized

If someone asks what’s red and red and red all over, the answer might be the results of Lorain County’s midterm election. Not only did gubernatorial incumbent John Kasich rise to re-election just minutes after... Read more »

College Plans Expansion of Financial Literacy Program

Kate Kingma
November 7, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Beth Tallman, coordinator of the Financial Literacy and Creativity and Leadership Program, is looking to expand... Read more »

New Bakery Comes to Main Street

New Bakery Comes to Main Street

Melissa Harris
November 7, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Blue Rooster Bakehouse, which is taking the place of B. McK’s Public House in downtown Oberlin, will open Nov. 15, stocked with cakes, pies, pastries, bagels and other baked goods. Wendy Boes, who runs the bakery... Read more »