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Potential Renovation of Johnson House Carriage Barn Surfaces

Elizabeth Dobbins, Staff Writer
May 10, 2013
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

The future of the Johnson House Carriage Barn, the wooden structure behind Johnson House and next to the Arboretum, remains in limbo. The current discussion over the barn was prompted by the plans to demolish it. “The College has been in conversation with several groups regarding the issue of financing...

After 14 Years, Oberlin Gets Another Book Co-op

Duncan Standish, Staff Writer
May 3, 2013
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

A new book-focused cooperative, the first of its kind since the Co-op Book Store closed in 1999, is set to launch this week. Its first event — Beerz4Books, where students can trade textbooks for beer — is scheduled for May 10, time and place yet to be announced. Student Work And Power will begin...

Kasper Celebrates 50 Years Teaching At Oberlin

Julia Herbst, News Editor
May 3, 2013
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

What is it like to have taught at Oberlin for 50 years? It’s quite an accomplishment.  Well I don’t regard it as an accomplishment. It’s just one day after the next, and I’ve been away on sabbaticals and things like that from time to time and on leave, so it didn’t seem to be something ...

Ron Paul Promotes Libertarian Ideals

Julia Herbst, News Editor
April 12, 2013
Filed under Campus News, Community News, Features, NEWS

Ron Paul, former Congressman and three-time presidential candidate, spoke to a packed house in Finney Chapel on Sunday night, the first of two speakers hosted this week by the Oberlin College Republicans and Libertarians. He covered a range of topics in his address, titled “Liberty, Defined,” including...

Advice from Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.

Staff
March 8, 2013
Filed under Campus News, Community News, Features, NEWS

On the Oberlin Community... “ Keep embracing each other and don’t be divided.” “In this new world order, living apart is no longer an option. Co-existence is our only hope.” “Oberlin has a legacy of multiculturalism and multiracialism that stands second to none in the country.” “...

West Side Market Reopens After Fire

Matan Zeimer
February 22, 2013
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS

When you step into the main building of the West Side Market, which houses close to 80 vendors, you step into one of Cleveland’s main cultural centers. Warmly colored tiles cover every part of the indoor market. The stalls are close to 15 feet tall, but the market’s ceiling arches way above them....

Iconic West Side Market Reopens After Fire

Matan Zeimer
February 15, 2013
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS

This first part of a two-part series takes a look at the produce section of the West Side Market. Next week, part two will take readers inside the main market space at the start of business hours. On the northwest corner of West 25th Street and Lorain Avenue in the neighborhood of Ohio City sits a l...

Mental Health Services Gets Revamped

Elizabeth Kuhr, Staff Writer
February 15, 2013
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Last week, Dean of Students Eric Estes e-mailed the student body with several new mental health initiatives that have been put into place, including a student advisory group, several grief workshops and a peer-to-peer outreach program. These initiatives are part of a renewed commitment by students, f...

Documentary Highlights Flaws of Justice System

Tania Mukherjee
February 15, 2013
Filed under Features, NEWS, Theater & Film

Last Tuesday night, the award-winning documentary Crime After Crime, based on the story of incarcerated domestic violence victim Deborah Peagler, was screened in Craig Lecture Hall. The event was co-sponsored by the Program Board, Forum Board, Peace and Conflict Connections Group, Oberlin College Dialogue...

Animal Rights Activists Speak on ‘Eco-Terrorism’ Branding

Robin Wasserman, News Editor
December 14, 2012
Filed under Features, NEWS

Will Potter, journalist and author of the new book Green is the New Red, and animal rights activist Jake Conroy spoke Monday on government and corporate oppression in relation to animal rights activism. Conroy, who spent three years in prison after organizing against animal testing at Huntingdon Life...

Fundraiser to Help Oberlin Community Services

Sophia Fast
December 14, 2012
Filed under Campus News, Community News, Features, NEWS

The Oberlin Pottery Co-op is making over 500 mugs for the fourth annual Empty Mugs fundraiser this Monday, Dec. 17. Conservatory students will perform an hour-long brass and organ concert consisting of holiday songs before ending the concert with a sing-a-long. “This event is a really great stress-free...

Panel Discusses Future of Natural Gas

Robin Wasserman, News Editor
November 30, 2012
Filed under Campus News, Community News, Features, NEWS

Four panelists discussed issues surrounding the use of natural gas last Monday in the second event of a four-part series on how to reach the College’s goal of carbon neutrality by 2025. Associate Professor of Psychology Cindy Frantz said that “natural gas is not an acceptable long-term solution,”...

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