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Feature Photo: National Academy of Sciences Symposium

Feature Photo: National Academy of Sciences Symposium

Oliver Bok, News Editor
October 28
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Professor of Psychology Meghan Morean introduces her research at the beginning of the panel discussion for the National Academy of Sciences Reunion and Symposium on Thursday night. The symposium features 12 alumni who are members of the National Academy of Sciences. Today the symposium will have several...

Burglars Rob Lorenzo’s Twice

Oliver Bok, News Editor
October 28
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

When Lorenzo’s Pizzeria owner Larry Cariglio went to use his generator for a catering job on the morning of Oct. 15, he had a problem — the generator wasn’t there. Sometime between Friday at midnight and Saturday morning, someone walked into the pizzeria’s unlocked storage shed and stole the...

Off the Cuff: Eboo Patel, President of Interfaith Youth Core

Off the Cuff: Eboo Patel, President of Interfaith Youth Core

Oliver Bok, News Editor
October 28
Filed under Features, NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Eboo Patel is the founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, an organization that works to promote interfaith dialogue on college campuses. In 2007, Patel published an autobiography titled Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation, which won the Loui...

Students Call for Representatives on Board

Students Call for Representatives on Board

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
October 7
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

As the trustees conclude their first campus visit of the semester, student activists are fighting for a change to College governance: student representatives on the Board of Trustees. Former Student Senate Liaison Jeremy Poe, who announced his resignation this morning, with the support of Student...

Fundraising Campaign Rakes in $318 Million

Fundraising Campaign Rakes in $318 Million

October 7
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

Trustees, donors and volunteers will celebrate the end of Oberlin Illuminate, the most successful fundraising campaign in the College’s history, at a dinner tonight. Over the course of the seven-year campaign, the College raised almost $318 million, blowing past the original $250 million g...

Confidentiality Limits Dialogue at Trustee Forum

Louis Krauss, News Editor
October 7
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Board of Trustees held this academic year’s first forum yesterday, inviting students to King Hall for intimate conferences with trustees, often the most direct channel for the community to address board members. Divided into four classrooms, the meetings allowed students to collectively raise...

Framing of Race Series Seeks to Address Oppression

Oliver Bok, News Editor
October 7
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

While a distinguished speaker giving a talk on an important social issue might not be new at Oberlin, the event series that sponsored this talk, The Framing of Race, is. Duke Professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, author of Racism Without Racists, delivered a talk titled “The Diversity Blues: Reframin...

Off the Cuff: Gregory Kulacki, Nuclear Weapon and Control Expert

Off the Cuff: Gregory Kulacki, Nuclear Weapon and Control Expert

Melissa Harris, Production Editor
October 7
Filed under Features, NEWS, Off the Cuff

Gregory Kulacki specializes in cross-cultural communication between the United States and China. He has been working for the Union of Concerned Scientists since 2002, promoting dialogue amongst experts in the U.S. and China on nuclear weapon control and security. He has worked with the House of Representatives’ U.S...

City Council Approves New Member Manual

City Council Approves New Member Manual

Eliza Guinn, Staff Writer
October 7
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

After two years of discord, City Council approved an orientation manual to help new members and promote a cooperative environment at their meeting Monday. The manual covers the basics of Oberlin’s government and recommends how to best have productive meetings. The idea came from Councilmember Sharon...

Climate Conference Draws Leading Activists

Climate Conference Draws Leading Activists

Sydney Allen
September 30
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

Some of the biggest names in environmentalism will come to town for The Hotel at Oberlin's first major event this week. In response to growing national awareness and urgency about climate change, the College will host “After Fossil Fuels: The Next Economy,” a conference Oct. 6–8 on transitioning...

Alumni Influenced Governance Process, Karega Says

Eliza Guinn, Staff Writer
September 30
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Breaking nearly two months of silence, Professor of Composition and Rhetoric Joy Karega returned to campus for a student-organized meeting in Afrikan Heritage House Wednesday night. Karega told those in attendance she was planning to teach this semester before the Oberlin Chapter of Alums for Campus...

City’s School Board to Consider Consolidation

City’s School Board to Consider Consolidation

Jack Brewster
September 30
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

The City’s public schools are all over 50-years old and in substantial need of repair, forcing the Oberlin Public School board to consider a multitude of plans to revamp the run-down buildings, including even tearing down a few schools. In the coming months, the board will put together a comm...

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