Students Hold Emergency Convocation, Demand Institutional Support

Madeline Stocker, News Editor
December 14, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

After College President Marvin Krislov refused to suspend the standard grading system and call a school-wide meeting addressing recent national instances of police brutality against Black communities, a group of students of color decided they would hold one... Read more »

Ohio Senate Delays Decision on Fracking, Agriculture Bill

Ohio Senate Delays Decision on Fracking, Agriculture Bill

Elizabeth Dobbins, News Editor
December 12, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Ohio legislators are making a final push this month to move several bills through the Senate, including laws that could improve support for free clinics and weaken fracking regulation. House Bill 320, which would... Read more »

Students Fight for Academic Leniency

Students Fight for Academic Leniency

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

As of Thursday evening, over 1,300 students had signed a petition drafted by College junior Kiki Acey and other students of color demanding President Krislov suspend the standard grading system in the aftermath of the... Read more »

Temporary CDS Workers to Receive Free Meals

Oliver Bok, Staff Writer
December 12, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Campus Dining Services has decided to allow temporary workers to eat a meal following their shifts after a petition by the Student Labor Action Coalition asking CDS to change its staff meal policy garnered over 1000... Read more »

Public Transportation Activists Reorganize

December 5, 2014
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The Sustainable Transportation Coalition, a joint city-College effort to improve public transportation in Oberlin and Lorain County, established a new branch last month. The Sustainable Transportation Action Team... Read more »

Hands Up, Don’t Shoot: Students Protest Systemic Racism, Police Violence

Madeline Stocker, News Editor
December 5, 2014
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Oberlin students, faculty and staff came together this week to organize and execute a variety of protests, demonstrations and actions that highlighted... Read more »

Frandsen Presents on Current College Finances

Oliver Bok, Staff Writer
December 5, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Mike Frandsen, the vice president for Finance and Administration, gave students a broad overview of Oberlin’s revenue and expenses on Monday amid widespread student concern that the College isn’t doing enough to... Read more »

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
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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 »