Feature Photo: J Street U Holds Candlelight Vigil

Feature Photo: J Street U Holds Candlelight Vigil

October 3, 2014
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Students gathered in Wilder Bowl this Wednesday to attend J Street U’s vigil commemorating lives lost in Gaza and Israel over the summer. “The goal of this vigil is to seriously grapple with the loss of life in Gaza and Israel, to present a vision for a better future and [to] recognize our responsibility... Read more »

Committee, Students Discuss Strategic Plan

Committee, Students Discuss Strategic Plan

Oliver Bok, Staff Writer
October 3, 2014
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Students voiced their concerns about the upcoming Strategic Plan during two listening sessions this week, in which student members of the Strategic Plan Steering Committee fielded questions and discussed new developments. College junior and Committee member Machmud Makhmudov said that the purpose... Read more »

Oberlin Honors Undergraduate Research

Oberlin Honors Undergraduate Research

Laura Paddock
September 26, 2014
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This year’s annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research displayed student research findings from both the natural and social sciences and provided a platform for interdisciplinary discussions. The celebration included an alumni panel, a poster session and oral presentations by student researchers. According... Read more »

SFP Plants Flags in ‘Call to Action’

SFP Plants Flags in ‘Call to Action’

Elizabeth Dobbins, News Editor
September 26, 2014
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Students for a Free Palestine installed 2,133 black flags in Wilder Bowl this Wednesday in a call to action against the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories. The flags represent the approximately 2,133 Palestinians killed in this summer’s Operation Protective Edge. “This is not a vigil,”... Read more »

NSF Grant Funds Supercomputer for Sciences

Emma Paul
September 19, 2014
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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
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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 »

Conservatory Council Promotes Student Wellness

Conservatory Council Promotes Student Wellness

Laura Paddock
September 19, 2014
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The recently-revived Conservatory Council of Students will launch a number of initiatives this year, joining forces with the administration in an attempt to foster a more welcoming environment within the Conservatory. The Council, which was dormant for nearly a decade prior to its reinstatement in... Read more »

Student Attend New York Climate Protest

Sarah Conner
September 19, 2014
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 »