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Feature Photo: Voter Registration

Review Staff
February 5, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Uncategorized

                      Double degree junior Jeremy Poe and College sophomores Mia Antezzo and Eli Hovland, all mem- bers of the Student Voter Coalition, table outside Mudd. The organization, wh... Read more »

Students, Alumni Demand Response to Alleged Anti-Semitism

Jake Berstein, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Uncategorized

The Oberlin Alumni and Students Against Anti-Semitism sent an open letter to President Marvin Krislov on Jan. 3 concerning reports of anti-Semitism on campus and demanding specific action from the administration. Their letter prompted responses from Oberlin’s Students for a Free Palestine and Palestine... Read more »

News Brief: Estes to Become Brown VP

Review Staff
February 5, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories, Uncategorized

  Vice President and Dean of Studies Eric Estes will be leaving at the end of this semester to become the vice president for campus life and student services at Brown University. He came to Oberlin College in 2004 as an associate dean of studies and director of the Multicultural Resource Center. H... Read more »

Students Protest in Wake of A-House Petition

Melissa Harris, Staff Writer
December 12, 2015
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Rather than Sunday dinner, student diners at Afrikan Heritage House were met with protestors blocking the entrances. According to members of Oberlin’s Black student union, ABUSUA, as well as other students, the protest was their response to Campus Dining Services’ failure to address their concer... Read more »

New Fund Supports Low-Income Students

New Fund Supports Low-Income Students

Katherine Kingma, Staff Writer
December 12, 2015
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

A new fund to support students without the means necessary to front certain financial needs, such as fixing broken technology or paying for groceries over break, launched late last week. Dean of Students Eric Estes sent out an email last Friday announcing the creation of a new $35,000-per-year Stude... Read more »

Group Expands Fossil Fuel Divestment Proposal

Sydney Allen
December 12, 2015
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The Oberlin Fossil Fuel Divestment group is unsatisfied with the Board of Trustees’ noncommittal response to its divestment proposal and is firing back with an updated list of demands. The group is now calling for the Board to ban future investments and withdraw current holdings from 200 companies... Read more »

Students Push for Agreement on College Taxes

Oliver Bok, News Editor
December 12, 2015
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

The College owns roughly $200 million of property and pays no tax on the majority of it. Some student activists want that fact to change. Since nonprofits like the College are exempt from property taxes, the College pays no tax on buildings related to education, such as classroom buildings and dorm... Read more »

Until Next Time: What’s to Come Next Semester

Tyler Sloan, News Editor
December 12, 2015
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Strategic Plan: College President Marvin Krislov said that a final draft of the Strategic Plan will be published in March. The Steering Committee released a draft, titled Oberlin College Strategic Plan 2016-2021: Shaping the Future, on Tuesday, Oct. 26, which was met with student concern regarding a... Read more »

Search for MRC Director Continues as Candidates Visit College

Search for MRC Director Continues as Candidates Visit College

Xiaoqian Zhu
December 12, 2015
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Only three candidates remain in the search for the new director of the Multicultural Resource Center. The first candidate to visit was Dr. Carmen Phelps, the director of Student Engagement for the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership at Temple University and author of the 20... Read more »

Moody’s Downgrades College’s Credit Rating

Moody’s Downgrades College’s Credit Rating

Oliver Bok, News Editor
December 4, 2015
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The College has too much debt and depends too heavily on students for revenue, analysts from Moody’s Investors Service say. Moody’s, one of the two most important credit-rating agencies along with Standard & Poor’s, downgraded Oberlin’s credit rating from Aa2 to Aa3 on Nov. 24. Moody... Read more »

Students to Trustees: We’re Not Being Heard

Students to Trustees: We’re Not Being Heard

Tyler Sloan, News Editor
December 4, 2015
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

With final exams looming and fall semester coming to a close, the Board of Trustees-Student forum in King Hall on Thursday night was sparsely attended. Still, students and trustees engaged in discourse about increasing support for international students and students of color, the status of fossil fue... Read more »