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Feature Photo: India Garden

Feature Photo: India Garden

Kerensa Loadholt, News Editor
April 22, 2016
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS

India Garden Head Chef Babul flips naan for the restaurant’s inaugural batch of customers. India Garden, the new Indian restaurant located at 65 East College Street, opened for business Thursday. The establishment takes the place of Magpie Pizza, which relocated to Sheffield Village in November 2015....

News Brief: Hotel Lawsuit Settled

Sydney Allen, Production editor
April 22, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Community News, Features, NEWS, Uncategorized

After last week’s lawsuit between the city of Oberlin and the College involving the Peter B. Lewis Gateway Center, the drama has finally come to an end. A settlement agreement was reached Wednesday between both parties. The Oberlin City Council unanimously approved the settlement, which resolves...

Sustainability Office Celebrates Milestone, Earth Day

Willa Rubin
April 22, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the Office of Environmental Sustainability will hold a special event every month until the end of the year. Earth Day Field Day is the next event and is taking place today, April 22. It will feature environmentally-themed outdoor activities. The event coincides with...

Shift Space to Stay Open, Grow Client Base

Shift Space to Stay Open, Grow Client Base

Vergil Demery
April 15, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Oberlin’s Shift Project, a coworking space that provides a professional workplace for aspiring entrepreneurs, will keep its doors open through the end of the school year. Cullen Naumoff, director of Sustainable Enterprise at the Oberlin Project, and College senior Scott Hulver direct the project, which...

In Ecolympics, Schools Compete for Low Marks

In Ecolympics, Schools Compete for Low Marks

Kerensa Loadholt, News editor
April 15, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

A competition in which green beats gold is a staple of the city’s school year for both the College and the city’s public school system. The third annual Ecolympics, which began April 8 and will conclude on Earth Day, is off to an active start. During the Ecolympics, students participate in marches...

College Sues City Over Gateway Center

College Sues City Over Gateway Center

Sydney Allen, Production editor
April 15, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

After postponing its opening date for several months, Oberlin College officials filed a lawsuit last week against the city of Oberlin in an attempt to get the $38 million Peter B. Lewis Gateway Center the permits it needs to open. The suit comes after the city repeatedly rejected Oberlin College’s...

City Resolution Counters ‘Guns Everywhere’ Bill

Eliza Guinn
April 15, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS

Oberlin City Council fired a warning shot past the Ohio House of Representatives April 4 when they released a resolution opposing House Bill 48. The resolution cited Oberlin’s Bill of Rights and the powers it grants the council to exercise home-rule and self-governance. “The prohibition of the...

Peace Church Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Peace Church Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Adam Gittin, News editor
April 8, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Peace Community Church officially kicked off the festivities for its 150th anniversary with an organ recital last week featuring Ian Tomesch, OC ’10, and will continue with more celebratory events in the coming months. The celebrations commemorate the congregation’s establishment as the First...

Local News Bulletin

April 8, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Uncategorized

County to Hold 14th Prescription Drug Turn-in Day Lorain County will hold its 14th prescription drug turn-in day on Saturday, April 30 at 16 law enforcement offices throughout the county. Residents can go to dispose of medications that have either expired or that they no longer use. The program also...

School Board to Campaign for Construction Bond

School Board to Campaign for Construction Bond

Adam Gittin, News Editor
April 1, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

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