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Sabo removed from Student Senate

Sabo removed from Student Senate

Caroline Hui, Staff Writer
February 25, 2011
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

College senior Pete Sabo was removed from the Student Senate last week, according to former Senate Liaison Marlo Barrera, College junior. Student Senators adhere to a point system that penalizes them for failure to carry out various responsibilities. Failure to attend a General Faculty meeting, for...

Students Rally in Columbus in Support of Union Rights

Elise Shulman-Reed, News Editor
February 25, 2011
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Thousands gathered on Tuesday in Columbus, Ohio, to support public-sector union employees’ right to collective bargaining. Fifty-five Oberlin students made the trek to the state house to join in the protest. Protesters marched to the state capitol where the Legislature held hearings on Senate Bill...

Non-Profits, College, Local Businesses, History Contribute to Downtown Growth

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor
February 25, 2011
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

The East College Street Project has become home to several new businesses in recent months. Although Gary Boyle, City of Oberlin Planning Director, said the city does what it can to make Oberlin attractive to businesses, growth is ultimately in the hands of the private sector. “We set sort of a policy...

SURF: Pence and Heartbeat Attack Abortion and Womens’ Healthcare Access

Carmelita Rosner
February 25, 2011
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Three pieces of legislation have attacked abortion in the past two months. Ohio’s “Heartbeat” Bill, which significantly limits the time frame in which a woman can get an abortion, was introduced by Republican state legislators in February. The Pence Amendment, a national bill which cuts Planned...

Waiting for “Superman” Draws Crowd, Criticism From Ohio Educators

Waiting for “Superman” Draws Crowd, Criticism From Ohio Educators

Andrew Willens, News Editor
February 18, 2011
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Over 200 students discussed America’s educational system with President Marvin Krislov and a panel of top Ohio and Oberlin educators after a film screening of Waiting for “Superman” Wednesday night. The screening, which kicked off the Oberlin Young Educators’ Pedagogy Symposium, showcase...

Active Minds at Oberlin Responds to Loughner Shooting

Carmelita Rosner
February 18, 2011
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

While Oberlin students were away on Winter Term, 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner of Tucson, AZ shot 19 people, including U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D-Arizona). A few months earlier, he dropped out of college for what many suspected to be mental health issues. Officials at the college recommended...

Community Service Fair Showcases Local Volunteer Opportunities

Eva Sachs, Staff Writer
February 18, 2011
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

This semester, the College continues to live up to its motto of “learning and labor.” On Tuesday, The Science Center was cluttered with tables and people presenting and learning about volunteer organizations. The Community Service Fair, a yearly event put on by the Bonner Center for Service and Learning,...

The College Confirms: Former DC Mayor Fenty Will Teach Next Fall

Caroline Hui, Monica Klein, and John Light
February 11, 2011
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

A version of this article that ran on February 11th stated that Fenty will co-teach a Politics class this spring semester. That was incorrect. Fenty will co-teach POLT 105 next fall and will make an as-yet-unscheduled appearance in Professor Paul Dawson's POLT 209 class this spring Former mayor of...

Oberlin Student May Face Domestic Terrorism Charges

Oberlin Student May Face Domestic Terrorism Charges

Andrew Willens, News Editor
February 11, 2011
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

College senior Isabelle Rozendaal and four others were arrested last January for protesting mountaintop removal mining at Coal River Mountain in Marfork, West Virginia. Though criminal charges against them have been dropped, the “Marfork Five” still face a civil suit that may require them to pay...

Off The Cuff: Sex Educators Marshall Miller and Rachel Dart

Off The Cuff: Sex Educators Marshall Miller and Rachel Dart

Sophia Yapalater
February 11, 2011
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Off the Cuff

What got you interested in sex education? Rachel Dart: My best friend in high school was a sex educator. I thought what she did was awesome, and went to her with all of my questions. Later, when I was in school at NYU, I started working with their peer educator program and began teaching sex education ...

Aladdin’s Eatery Opens, Replaces Java Zone

Rosemary Boeglin, Staff Writer
February 11, 2011
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

While Oberlin was in recess for winter term, Aladdin’s Eatery, a Middle Eastern restaurant franchise, moved into the space formerly inhabited by Java Zone. Aladdin’s Eatery had scoped out Oberlin as a prospective location for some time before having the opportunity to expand their franchise here....

Increased Number of Obies Go Abroad

Sam Szabo, Staff Writer
December 11, 2009
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Although students considering studying abroad during their college career know they are not alone, a new report shows just how common the decision is for Oberlin students. According to the report, Oberlin had the second-highest number of students studying abroad this year among baccalaureate institutions. On...

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