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College Goes Global with Online Courses

College Goes Global with Online Courses

Melissa Harris, Production Editor
November 4, 2016
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The College is going digital and entering the world of online education as part of a bid to raise revenue, increase research opportunities for faculty and heighten international exposure. The College will partner with Pioneer Academics to provide online college-level educational programs and resear...

Faculty, Students Select Search Committee Finalists

Louis Krauss, News Editor
November 4, 2016
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Following a slew of elections and interviews, the top three candidates for each of the five remaining spots on the Presidential Search Committee have been chosen. This committee, tasked with finding Oberlin’s next president, gives one representative spot each to students, College faculty, Conservatory ...

Feature Photo: Alvin Rosenfeld Warns of Modern Anti-Semitism in Talk

Feature Photo: Alvin Rosenfeld Warns of Modern Anti-Semitism in Talk

Louis Krauss, News Editor
November 4, 2016
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Alvin Rosenfeld, an English and Jewish Studies professor at Indiana University, delivered a talk in Dye Lecture Hall Monday about how anti-Semitism manifests in today’s world. The talk, titled “The Longest Hatred Renewed,” examined various contributors to the issue, such as anti-Zionis...

Off the Cuff: Anthony Ocampo, Ph.D., Sociologist

Off the Cuff: Anthony Ocampo, Ph.D., Sociologist

Melissa Harris, Production Editor
November 4, 2016
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Anthony Ocampo, Ph.D., is a sociologist who focuses on immigration, race and LGBTQ issues. He is the Assistant Professor of Sociology at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and is a Ford Foundation Fellow. He wrote e Latinos of Asia: How Filipino Americans Break the Rules of Rac...

Committee Forms to Begin Presidential Search

Louis Krauss, News Editor
October 28, 2016
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The College will soon finalize the members of the Presidential Search Committee, which will eventually select the replacement for current President Marvin Krislov. After announcing the six trustees on the committee Oct. 10, elections were held for five additional representatives, one from e...

Feature Photo: Truck Overturns Thursday Morning

Feature Photo: Truck Overturns Thursday Morning

Louis Krauss, News Editor
October 28, 2016
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A large garbage truck took a spill on its way to the Lorain County Landfill Thursday morning as it turned onto East Lorain Street, resulting in a massive pile of garbage on the street and sidewalk beside the Allen Memorial Art Museum. The accident forced police to temporarily close the road off, and...

Feature Photo: National Academy of Sciences Symposium

Feature Photo: National Academy of Sciences Symposium

Oliver Bok, News Editor
October 28, 2016
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Professor of Psychology Meghan Morean introduces her research at the beginning of the panel discussion for the National Academy of Sciences Reunion and Symposium on Thursday night. The symposium features 12 alumni who are members of the National Academy of Sciences. Today the symposium will have several...

Students Call for Representatives on Board

Students Call for Representatives on Board

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
October 7, 2016
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As the trustees conclude their first campus visit of the semester, student activists are fighting for a change to College governance: student representatives on the Board of Trustees. Former Student Senate Liaison Jeremy Poe, who announced his resignation this morning, with the support of Student...

Fundraising Campaign Rakes in $318 Million

Fundraising Campaign Rakes in $318 Million

October 7, 2016
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Trustees, donors and volunteers will celebrate the end of Oberlin Illuminate, the most successful fundraising campaign in the College’s history, at a dinner tonight. Over the course of the seven-year campaign, the College raised almost $318 million, blowing past the original $250 million g...

Confidentiality Limits Dialogue at Trustee Forum

Louis Krauss, News Editor
October 7, 2016
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The Board of Trustees held this academic year’s first forum yesterday, inviting students to King Hall for intimate conferences with trustees, often the most direct channel for the community to address board members. Divided into four classrooms, the meetings allowed students to collectively raise...

Feature Photo: Bill McKibben Heats Up Finney

Feature Photo: Bill McKibben Heats Up Finney

October 7, 2016
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Noted environmentalist and 350.org founder Bill McKibben delivers a talk titled “The Hottest Fight in the Hottest Year” Thursday night in Finney Chapel. To McKibben, the climate crisis could not be more urgent. “2014 was the hottest year we recorded, until 2015 smashed that record, until 2016 smashed...

Framing of Race Series Seeks to Address Oppression

Oliver Bok, News Editor
October 7, 2016
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While a distinguished speaker giving a talk on an important social issue might not be new at Oberlin, the event series that sponsored this talk, The Framing of Race, is. Duke Professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, author of Racism Without Racists, delivered a talk titled “The Diversity Blues: Reframin...

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