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School Board to Campaign for Construction Bond

School Board to Campaign for Construction Bond

Adam Gittin, News Editor
April 1
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

After years of deliberation, the Oberlin Board of Education is preparing to vote on a bond issue that would fund the replacement of the Prospect and Eastwood elementary school buildings with a new pre-K through fifth grade facility. If approved, the roughly $16.5 million bond could find its way onto...

Local News Bulletin

April 1
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Garett Wins Democratic Nomination Oberlin’s Janet
Garrett, a retired public school teacher, won the Democratic nomination
to run against Republican Representative Jim Jordan in November’s election. Garrett, who seeks to represent Ohio’s fourth district, previously ran against Jordan in 2014, ...

Local News Bulletin

March 11
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

MRC Director Search Continues Oberlin College will resume its search for a new director of the Multicultural Resource Center and a
new associate dean of student life in the fall. The MRC search committee settled on a candidate
after a lengthy approval process, but the candidate declined the pos...

March 15 Ballot to Renew Oberlin City School Budget

Adam Gittin, News Editor
March 11
Filed under Community News, NEWS

Voters will find several levies up for renewal on the ballot as they take to the polls Tuesday. Among these levies are Issues 25 and 26, which would renew the Oberlin City School District’s operating levy and permanent improvement levy, respectively. Together they account for about 10 percent of the...

Faculty Look to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

Faculty Look to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

Vergil Demery
March 11
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories, Uncategorized

With 20/20 hindsight, several major stakeholders in Oberlin College’s Environmental Policy Implementation Plan are working to find new ways to achieve carbon neutrality by 2025. The plan, which was adopted in November, calls for a number of implementation strategies including further integrating...

Campus Accessibility Services Expand Outreach

Campus Accessibility Services Expand Outreach

Kerensa Loadholt, News Editor
March 11
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories, Uncategorized

The Office of Disability Services has implemented two new programs this semester to improve and publicize assistance available for students registered with the office. One of these new programs is Studying Independently Together, Tuesdays in Mudd library. “We have actually started this [within the...

Local News Bulletin

March 4
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Uncategorized

Annual Campaign to Fight Hunger Kicks Off On Feb. 29, the Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio launched its annual Harvest for Hunger Campaign. The food bank’s goal is to raise enough money and collect enough food to fund one million meals across Lorain, Erie, Crawford and Huron counti...

Oberlin Youth Council Tackles Accessibility, Transportation

Adam Gittin, News Editor
March 4
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

After 15 years of inactivity, the Oberlin Youth Council, a group working to bring civic-minded students of diverse backgrounds together to consider issues faced by the community, has reformed. These middle school, high school and college students take time out of the school week to meet at the public...

‘Guns Everywhere’ Bill to Allow Arms on Campuses

‘Guns Everywhere’ Bill to Allow Arms on Campuses

Kerensa Loadholt, News Editor
March 4
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The national debate over gun control has grown increasingly local since House Bill 48 passed through the Ohio House of Representatives last November. The city of Oberlin will demonstrate its opposition to the bill by presenting a resolution to City Council on Monday. “The city of Oberlin believes...

Carlyle Flower Shop Flourishes Under Morrison, Toss

Carlyle Flower Shop Flourishes Under Morrison, Toss

Vida Weisblaum, Managing Editor
March 4
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Lorraine Morrison loves kites. “They’re wonderful,” she says, a glimpse of amazement in her eye as she paints the air with her palms. The owner of Carlyle Flower Shop at 17 West College Street knew just what would add character to her store, even if former owner Grace Harlow disapproved of her...

Feature Photo: City, Library, Renewal Levies on March 15 Ballot

Feature Photo: City, Library, Renewal Levies on March 15 Ballot

Adam Gittin, News Editor
March 4
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS

With Super Tuesday come and gone, it’s time for Ohioans to turn toward their own state’s primary on March 15. In addition to the presidential candidates, several levies will be on the ballot for renewal. The League of Women Voters of the Oberlin Area, a non-partisan voter mobilization organization,...

Black Hole Collision Confirms Last Piece of Einstein’s Puzzle

Black Hole Collision Confirms Last Piece of Einstein’s Puzzle

Adam Gittin, News Editor
February 26
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

A team of scientists announced earlier this month that they had detected gravitational waves, tiny ripples in spacetime, caused by the collision of two black holes more than a billion lightyears away from Earth. The discovery, which many researchers hailed as one of the most significant in a century,...

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