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 »

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 »

Public Schools Propose New K-12 Complex

Louis Krauss, Staff Writer
May 2, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Oberlin Public School officials are currently working to design a new K-12 school complex, one that they hope will improve both the quality of school buildings and eliminate the need for teachers to travel between buildings. Administrators are still in the planning stages and... Read more »

Mock Headlines Queerfest Programming

Mock Headlines Queerfest Programming

Elizabeth Dobbins, Staff Writer
April 25, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories, Uncategorized

Despite many successes across the board, such as bringing world-famous trans* advocate Janet Mock to speak on Tuesday, Queerfest organizers are concerned that this year’s events will go under-attended. This year marks the first that students do not need to attend a Queerfest event in order to obtain... Read more »

Students Rally to Improve Campus Mental Health Support

Kristopher Fraser, Staff Writer
April 25, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

With the support of other students dissatisfied with Student Health, graduating College junior John Bergen and College first-year Kennedy Carlick are campaigning to change the department themselves. Carlick is forming a new organization called... Read more »

Yedes Fires Back Against Murder Plot Allegations

Rosemary Boeglin, Editor-in-Chief
April 25, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Muslim Religious Life Affiliate and member of the Comparative Literature and French departments Ali Yedes has been accused by fellow Oberlin faculty member Samir Amin Abdellatif, visiting assistant professor of Arabic,... Read more »

Students, College at Odds Over Policy Change

Madeline Stocker and Kate Gill , News Editors
April 19, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Since the campus learned of the pro posed changes to Oberlin’s financial aid policy last week, students have organized, demonstrated and drafted a counter resolution, effectively intimidating administrators into postponing implementation of its policy until the fall of 2015. Students challenging... Read more »

Local Leaders Deliver “State of the City” Address

Local Leaders Deliver “State of the City” Address

Elizabeth Dobbins, Staff Writer
April 13, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Oberlin City Manager Eric Norenberg and City Council President Scott Broadwell delivered a State of the City Address at the Oberlin Inn last week to an audience of Oberlin residents. The municipal leaders addressed the future of safety, economic development, tourism, sustainability... Read more »