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CFR President Haass Predicts Gloomy Future for Middle East

CFR President Haass Predicts Gloomy Future for Middle East

Claire Read
October 14
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Richard Haass, OC ’73 and president of the Council on Foreign Relations, a nonprofit organization that aims to educate U.S. citizens about international politics, visited Oberlin last Thursday to share his thoughts on American foreign policy in the aftermath of the Arab Spring. Earlier this year, a...

Building Bikes, Building Community

Kate Melanson
October 7
Filed under Features, NEWS

Bicycles were fixed, registered, ridden and won at the first annual Lorain County Bike Festival last Saturday in Oberlin’s Depot Park. The date was chosen to mark 350.org’s Moving Planet Day, on which groups in over 175 countries around the organized events celebrating efforts to move away from fossil...

Oberlin After Dark

Erica Reyes, Staff Writer
October 7
Filed under Features, NEWS, Off the Cuff

Mudd Circulation Desk: An interview with College junior Piper Stull-Lane How do you stay awake? Well, usually when I work a shift in the evening, I schedule it so that it’s directly after a late night class, so I’m already kind of wired. Otherwise, coffee always helps. It’s kind of worth it...

Ira Glass Waxes Poetic About Storytelling

Liv Combe, Editor-in-Chief
October 7
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

The stage setup was unremarkable: a couple of standing microphones, a bottle of water and a mug sitting on a small table, a plain metal music stand. There was nothing, really, to catch the eye. And when Ira Glass, executive producer and host of National Public Radio’s This American Life, walked c...

Conference Analyzes Northeast Ohio’s Energy Use

Kate Melanson
September 23
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS

Last October U.S. Representative for Ohio’s Ninth District Marcy Kaptur secured a National Energy Technology Laboratory Award of $1.1 million to assess the ways in which energy is used in northeast Ohio. On Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, a conference was held at Oberlin College to present the findings financed...

Melling Gives Constitution Day Talk, Speaks on Reproductive Justice

Julia Herbst, Staff Writer
September 16
Filed under Features, NEWS

Louise Melling, OC ’82 and deputy legal director at the American Civil Liberties Union, addressed the Oberlin community on Wednesday, Sept. 14, on the status of reproductive justice in the U.S. in a talk titled “I Have Sex: Why to Care About Reproduction Rights in the 21st Century.” The talk...

Former D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty Advises New Generation

Former D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty Advises New Generation

Sarah Washington, Staff Writer
September 16
Filed under Features, NEWS

Former Washington, D.C., Mayor Adrian Fenty, OC ’92, stood in Finney Chapel on Tuesday evening for the first time since his term ended. This time it wasn’t as a student, but as the College’s first convocation speaker of the semester. Fenty will continue his involvement with his alma mater in...

Chilean Film Nostalgia for the Light Haunts, Educates

Nancy Roane, Staff Writer
September 16
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

History professor Steve Volk hosted a screening of the Chilean documentary Nostalgia for the Light last week to commemorate the 38th anniversary of the 1973 coup in Chile. The film, directed by Patricio Guzmán, a well-known Chilean filmmaker and documentarian, addresses the coup and the complexities of memor...

Student Organization of the Week: Thread Collective

Erica Reyes, Staff Writer
May 13
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Last fall, Thread Collective, a student-run production company, was founded by College juniors David Ohana, Aaron Profumo and Hayden Gilbert. The company works to raise funds and to manage and market student multimedia productions, art exhibitions and galas. Ohana noted that Thread Collective is now...

OPIRG hosts The Love Movement

Abby Hawkins, Staff Writer
May 13
Filed under Features, NEWS, Uncategorized

Wilder Bowl was a vision of serenity and springtime celebration in the midst of the Love Movement on Sunday, May 8, an afternoon of face-painting, Moon-Bouncing and concert-going. The event featured music by student groups Nothing But Treble, the Acapelicans and Givers of Sweet Love, storytelling perf...

Senior Combines Neuroscience, Dance in Honors Project

Veronica Burnham, Staff Writer
May 13
Filed under Features, NEWS

The shift from high school to college is a challenge for many students. While leaving home, incoming college first-years dream of the (almost) unlimited freedom, new friends and exciting experiences, but this transitional period can often cause large amounts of unexpected stress. In her senior Honors...

Wilder Press to Publish Anthologies, Novella

Julia Herbst, Staff Writer
May 13
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

On May 27, Wilder Voice Press will celebrate the release of its first published books: two anthologies and a collection of poetry written by Oberlin students. Staff members of the Wilder Voice literary magazine — including Editor-in-Chief and double-degree sixth-year John West, managing editor and...

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