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March 15 Ballot to Renew Oberlin City School Budget

Adam Gittin, News Editor
March 11, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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,...

Local Planned Parenthood to Remain Active After Budget Cuts

Harrison Wollman
February 26, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS

Ohio Governor John Kasich recently signed a bill to cut funding for Ohio’s Planned Parenthood Clinics. House Bill 294 prevents the state from funding health organizations that perform or promote abortions. This action will block about $1.3 million in grants that Planned Parenthood would normally receive...

Local News Bulletin

February 26, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Uncategorized

Youth Council Resurgence After almost 15 years of inactivity, Oberlin City’s Youth Council has reformed. The group provides a platform for youth, including College students, to address the issues that they recognize in Oberlin. The Council has two clearly defined goals: to increase acces...

GovHR to Take Control of City Manager Search

Vergil Demery
February 26, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS

Oberlin City Council agreed last week to hire GovHR USA to assist in its search for a permanent city manager. GovHR, a corporate firm based in Northbrook, IL, was chosen over three other applicants to help vet candidates for the position. City Council Member Kelley Singleton cited GovHR’s experience...

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