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Old B Kitchen Closes Doors After 40 Years

Old B Kitchen Closes Doors After 40 Years

Jenna Gyimesi
May 5, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

A passerby can often find students sprawled across Old Barrows co-op’s front lawn with makeshift plates and homemade food on the days Oberlin’s erratic weather permits. But pizza night and special meals will soon be a thing of a past for this co-op’s members with the deteriorating kitchen shutt...

Students, CDS Workers Protest Bon Appétit

Students, CDS Workers Protest Bon Appétit

Melissa Harris, News editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Dining halls across campus were unusually empty Monday as hundreds boycotted Bon Appétit Management Company to stand in solidarity with Campus Dining Services staff. The protest, initiated by the Student Labor Action Coalition, aimed to push the College to separate from Bon Appétit and switch to a s...

Krislov’s Legacy: A Retrospective

Krislov’s Legacy: A Retrospective

Tyler Sloan and Oliver Bok
May 5, 2017
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Fourteenth President Marvin Krislov departs from Oberlin this semester after a decade at the College to head Pace University in New York City. His legacy reflects the complex reality of leading a small liberal arts institution for many years, with an early honeymoon period followed by ongoing internal conf...

OSCA Pushes for Pausing Aid Changes

OSCA Pushes for Pausing Aid Changes

Melissa Harris, News Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Oberlin Student Cooperative Associa­tion officers met with administrators today to negotiate the administration’s recent policy changes concerning housing and dining for next academic year. OSCA Presi­dent and College junior Tara Wells said officers’ main goal at the meeting was to have the administration...

$14-Million Hall Annex Renovations to Begin in June

$14-Million Hall Annex Renovations to Begin in June

Oliver Bok, Editor-in-Chief
April 28, 2017
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Student actors, singers and danc­ers will have a brand new space to per­form in next calendar year, after the City Planning Commission approved a long-awaited renovation and expansion of Hall Annex April 19. The $14-million project includes both a complete renovation of Hall Annex and the addition...

Student Senate Proposes Central Budgeting Committee

Student Senate Proposes Central Budgeting Committee

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
April 28, 2017
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Student senators are drafting a proposal to establish a Central Budgeting Commit­tee, a standing group that would include and engage students, faculty and staff in the College’s budgeting decisions. Senate’s Financial Prioritization task force hopes to release the proposal this week to leverage...

College Raises Tuition, Overhauls Room and Board

College Raises Tuition, Overhauls Room and Board

Louis Krauss, News Editor
April 21, 2017
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Attending Oberlin College will cost $69,372 next academic year thanks to a 2.8-percent tuition increase announced by outgoing Vice President for Finance and Administration Mike Frandsen via email Tuesday. The email lists significant changes to student dining and housing options that raise minimum...

Administrative Turnover Stalls Plan Implementation

Administrative Turnover Stalls Plan Implementation

Melissa Harris, News Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

With significant turnover in senior administrative positions at the end of this year, faculty members are navigating different avenues of maintaining the Strategic Plan implementation committees’ goals during a major transitional period. Wednesday's faculty meeting opened with President Marvin Krislov's...

Purchasing Committee Addresses Nike Scandal

Purchasing Committee Addresses Nike Scandal

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The College’s Purchasing Com­mittee is preparing a response to a recent discovery that Nike — one of the school’s largest apparel providers — breached Oberlin’s Sweatshop-Free Apparel Code of Purchasing by buying from factories with unsafe working conditions and failing to permit out­side...

Myers Named Permanent MRC Director, Aims for More Outreach

Myers Named Permanent MRC Director, Aims for More Outreach

Johan Cavert
April 21, 2017
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Toni Myers is now the permanent Multicul­tural Resource Center Director after serving as interim director since May. In addition to sup­porting the MRC's goal of creating a welcoming space for students of diverse backgrounds, and identities, Myers hopes to expand the center’s community outreach and...

Course Catalog Unveils Cluster Plans

Course Catalog Unveils Cluster Plans

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
April 14, 2017
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Though many of the course clusters slated for next school year are not currently available in the course catalog, they will still launch this fall. Despite the hiccup in the “soft opening” of the program, as described by Associate Dean of the Curriculum David Kamitsuka, the program will kick off...

Altercation Leads to Arrest in Harassment Case

Altercation Leads to Arrest in Harassment Case

Melissa Harris, News Editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

An intoxicated man verbally harassed three students with racial slurs and threatened them with a knife in the Asia House parking lot Monday morning. The perpetrator, Geoffrey George Raymond Basel, a 28-year-old white man from Columbia Station, Ohio, was reported to have been under the influence of alc...

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