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Administrators Rush to Finalize Clusters

Administrators Rush to Finalize Clusters

Melissa Harris, News editor
February 24
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The College will soon finalize proposals for the new course cluster program, kicking off this fall at the Peter B. Lewis Gateway Center’s “StudiOC.” As the March 10 proposal deadline approaches for interested faculty members, students remain unaware which departments or course combina­tions will...

Rathskeller’s Future Unclear Under Financial Strains

Rathskeller’s Future Unclear Under Financial Strains

Eliza Guinn, Staff writer
February 24
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The Rathskeller's abrupt closure at the beginning of the semester threw Campus Dining Service workers, students and community members into confusion and uncertainty about the future of the space. Four CDS workers have been assigned to the Rathskeller space since last semester, but the circumstances...

OSCA Cuts Business Ties with Gibson’s Bakery

OSCA Cuts Business Ties with Gibson’s Bakery

Sydney Allen, Production editor
February 24
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Oberlin Student Cooperative Association is exploring different responses to the College’s January decision to resume business with Gibson’s Bakery after protests erupt­ed following an altercation that led to the arrest of three College students in November. In budget preparations for spring 2017,...

Krislov Named President of Pace University

Krislov Named President of Pace University

Melissa Harris and Alexis Dill
February 17
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Oberlin College’s top administrative spots are up for grabs as searches ensue to replace President Marvin Krislov and Vice President of Finance and Administration Mike Frandsen. Krislov, who announced his impending departure in September, will leave for a new post as president of Pace University...

College Embraces New Technology, Research

College Embraces New Technology, Research

Karen Weiner
February 17
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The College’s Chemistry and Biochemistry departments have added two new pieces of equipment to allow students and professors to separate compounds down to extremely small sizes to study their makeup. These large and expensive devices, known as chromatograph-spectrometers, will help the two departments...

Student Senate Pivots in Favor of Activism

Student Senate Pivots in Favor of Activism

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
February 17
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As a group of newly elected representatives settle in, Student Senate is increasingly embracing its institutional influence and activist sentiments — a shift from just a few years ago when student interest and participation in Senate was at a low. Last week’s Senate election brought 25 students...

Administrators, Unions at Odds on Cuts

Administrators, Unions at Odds on Cuts

Melissa Harris and Eliza Guinn
February 10
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In the aftermath of the College’s campus-wide staff buyout program, custodians, administrative assistants and Campus Dining Service workers face insecurity and have voiced concern over the continual elimination of staff positions and potential work overload. Last spring, the administration created...

Agave to Reopen Under New Ownership

Agave to Reopen Under New Ownership

Alexis Dill
February 10
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The doors of Agave Burrito Bar & Tequilaria will swing open later this month when the downtown staple returns under new management. On Jan. 25, Nikki and Jon Stipp purchased Agave from previous owner Joe Waltzer, OC ’98, who has owned the restaurant since 2003. Waltzer said he was ready to move...

Former Student-Athlete Faces Felony Charges

Louis Krauss, News Editor
February 10
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Former College student-athlete Hannah Tyburski is facing felony charges for her involvement in a 2015 murder case that resulted in the death of her older sister. Hannah was in the midst of her spring semester of sophomore year in 2015 when her mother, Janet Tyburski, was charged with suffocating her...

National Political Climate Inspires Push for Legal Aid

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
February 10
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Student senators are campaigning for the College to provide free legal aid to students who need it by fall 2017. The push by Senate began in fall 2015 but has recently gained increased urgency with the Gibson’s Bakery arrests and Trump’s immigration plans highlighting the need for litigation services...

College, Gibson’s Resume Business As Trials Ensue

Louis Krauss, News Editor
February 3
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Following last semester’s arrest of College sophomore Elijah Aladin, which sparked intense protests in light of accusations of racial profiling, Aladin is once again facing felony charges and could be indicted by a Lorain County grand jury. Aladin was arrested Nov. 11 following an alleged shoplifting...

Krislov Outlines College Sanctuary Policies

Melissa Harris, Production Editor
December 9
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President Marvin Krislov detailed how the College plans to serve its undocumented students in an email sent to students, faculty and staff last Thursday. The announcement follows efforts to make the College a sanctuary campus in anticipation of President-elect Donald Trump enacting draconian immigration-law...

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