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Trustees to Consider Philips Gym Expansion

Trustees to Consider Philips Gym Expansion

Louis Krauss, News Editor
September 16, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

The Board of Trustees will decide whether to approve the long-planned expansions to Philips gym at meetings taking place Oct. 6–8. The additions include renovating Robert Carr Pool and building a health and wellness center to house a new weight room, cardio facility, yoga room and general class-meeting...

Report Unpacks Campus Climate on Disability

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
September 16, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Confusion, resentment, frustration, inadequate understanding and a passionate desire for change — these are some of the terms the Working Group on Disability and Access used to describe the current campus climate on disability. The working group released its preliminary report via email on Aug....

Krislov Bids Farewell After a Decade

Krislov Bids Farewell After a Decade

Louis Krauss and Tyler Sloan
September 9, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

After nearly a decade of service at Oberlin, President Marvin Krislov announced Tuesday morning that he will end his tenure with the college on June 30, 2017. In an email addressed to the Oberlin community, Krislov said it was the right time for him to seek new professional challenges — although what hi...

Implementation Committees Address Strategic Plan

Oliver Bok and Eliza Guinn
September 9, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Implementation committees for the Strategic Plan have started meeting. That much is clear. Everything else — from who is on the implementation committees to how the implementation committees will interact — is far more obscure. The process is byzantine, but the stakes are high. The Strategic Pla...

Budget Cuts Delay DeCafé’s Opening Time

Budget Cuts Delay DeCafé’s Opening Time

Oliver Bok, News Editor
September 2, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

At 9:20 a.m. on Tuesday, Conservatory junior Kat Chavez tried to open the DeCafé door to buy some oatmeal. The door didn’t budge. She was shocked to find DeCafé now opens two hours later on weekdays than in past semesters. “I’m hungry,” Chavez said. “I just wanted some breakfast.” The...

Karega Governance Process Enters Seventh Month

Oliver Bok, News Editor
September 2, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

As Professor of Rhetoric and Composition Joy Karega’s governance process enters its seventh month, many members of the Oberlin community are asking: What’s taking so long? The disciplinary process began all the way back in March when the Board of Trustees requested that the College begin an official...

Tobacco Ban Carries Little Weight with Smokers

Tobacco Ban Carries Little Weight with Smokers

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
September 2, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

In years past, Oberlin students lit their cigarettes on campus and left a trail of smoke on the way to class and huddled around trash cans for makeshift ashtrays. The tobacco ban that went into effect July 1 was intended to curb that behavior, but according to some students, it has been less than successful. “I’ve...

Off the Cuff: Charles “Chip” Hauss, OC ’69, Peacebuilder, Author

Off the Cuff: Charles “Chip” Hauss, OC ’69, Peacebuilder, Author

Adam Gittin, News editor
May 6, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Off the Cuff

Charles “Chip” Hauss, OC ’69, is Senior Fellow for Innovation at Alliance for Peacebuilding, a membership organization of about 110 peacebuilding groups. He is also the author of Security 2.0: Dealing with Global Wicked Problems, which addresses the changing nature and increasing multidimensionality of internati...

Review Security Notebook

May 6, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Security Report, Uncategorized

Thursday, April 28
 1:29 p.m. Officers were requested to assist a student who fell and injured their knee at Stevenson Dining Hall. The student was given an ice pack and transported to their Village Housing unit at their request. 2:13 p.m. Facilities staff reported a bagged smoke detector in ...

Local News Bulletin

May 6, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Uncategorized

SB 310 to Fund Budgets State Representative Dan Ramos announced the passage of the 2017 capital budget, Senate Bill 310, Wednesday. The budget will provide state funding for two community projects in Lorain County: the Lorain Palace Theater and Civic Center will be allotted $150,000 for building rep...

College Offers Cash for Early Retirement

College Offers Cash for Early Retirement

Julian Ring and Madeline Stocker
May 6, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Over the next three weeks, 177 faculty and staff must decide whether or not they want to take the College up on its offer to retire early in exchange for a relatively hefty severance package. The deal, which administrators are projecting will save the College between $1.5–3.5 million per year, is...

Local News Bulletin

April 29, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

County Vocational School to Offer Career Camp Lorain County JVS will offer a free career exploration camp called ExCEL this summer for rising ninth and tenth graders. ExCEL will run from June 14–16. Participants will take part in skill classes and will be able to gain hands-on experience in a ...

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