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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

College to Implement Bystander Training

Emma Paul
September 12, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

In an attempt to develop a campus- wide approach to prevent sexual assault, a coalition of students and administrators is currently in the process of developing a program that will train students to be effective bystanders. According... Read more »

Oberlin Recycling Pickup Set to Return in October

Oberlin Recycling Pickup Set to Return in October

Sarah Chatta
September 12, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

The city of Oberlin estimates municipal recycling pickup services will resume by the middle of October, returning after last February’s garage fire destroyed all six of Oberlin’s garbage and recycling trucks, limiting... 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 »