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Lunar New Year Banquet Offers Cuisine, Celebration

Joelle Lingat
February 24
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Students are invited to dress up and participate in the Lunar New Year Banquet in Carnegie’s Root Room tomorrow from 6 - 8 p.m. to celebrate the new year. The Chinese Student Association, Oberlin Korean Students Association and Vietnamese Student Association are coming together to host a celebration...

Banchoff on Dali, the Fourth Dimension

Alex Howard, News Editor
February 24
Filed under Features, NEWS

In his lecture “The 4th Dimension and Salvador Dalí” on Monday night, Thomas Banchoff, professor of mathematics at Brown University, shared his experiences exploring the fourth dimension through the hypercube and how this led him to become great friends with artist Salvador Dalí. “The fourth...

Oberlin Meditators Help Students Manage Stress, Mental Health

Julia Herbst
November 11
Filed under Features, NEWS

It’s Tuesday night at 8:15 p.m., and Wilder 325 is filled with students seated on cushions and meditating in the semi-darkness. Most of these students are members of the Oberlin Meditators and regularly participate in weeknight and/or morning “sits” in Wilder. College junior Aki Gormezano and...

Innocent Man Speaks on Criminal Justice System

Joseph Dilworth, Staff Writer
November 11
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Joseph D’Ambrosio spent more than 21 years awaiting death in a jail cell the size of a bathroom for a crime that he did not commit. D’Ambrosio and Reverend Neil Kookoothe spoke to an audience at First Church on Wednesday night about life, faith and a criminal justice system intent on killing the...

Professors Form Petition to Support the Occupy Movement

Alex Howard, Staff Writer
November 11
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

As the Occupy Wall Street movement continues to spread to cities across the country and the world, four Oberlin professors are doing their part to show solidarity with the protesters. They formed an online petition to combat the portrayal of supporters of the movement as an unsophisticated, diso...

Student Organization of the Week: Outings Club

Kate Melanson, Staff Writer
November 4
Filed under Features, NEWS

While many students spent fall break relaxing at home or catching up on work in their dorm rooms, four groups of Obies joined the Oberlin College Outings Club on its annual fall break trips to get some fresh air. Interested students entered their preferences into a lottery system to receive a sp...

LGBTQ Website Promotes Awareness, Answers Questions

Nancy Roane, Staff Writer
October 14
Filed under Features, NEWS

The founders of the website www.everyoneisgay.com visited Oberlin this week to speak on making change in the LGBTQ rights movement. The Oberlin Queer Wellness Coalition, a new group on campus formed to increase awareness about wellness issues facing the queer community, hosted the event in King on Monday...

Oberlin Bids Farewell to Dean Gates

Sarah Washington, Staff Writer
October 14
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

On Tuesday, students, faculty and community members came together to bid farewell to current Dean of Students Linda Gates. As people lined up one by one in the Root Room of Carnegie to wish her luck after Oberlin, it was clear that Dean Gates had managed to touch each one of them in some aspect of...

Oberlin Students Seek Role in Occupy Movement

Alex Howard, Staff Writer
October 14
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS

Almost one month after the Occupy Wall Street protest began in New York City, roughly 350 cities across the nation from the Northeast to the West Coast to the South have been occupied by protesters seeking a new economic justice for Americans, operating under the slogan, “We are the 99 percent.” “I...

Occupy Cleveland Inspires Despite Small Crowd

Occupy Cleveland Inspires Despite Small Crowd

Sam Jewler, OC '10
October 14
Filed under Campus News, Community News, Features, NEWS

Some 150 people, including at least a dozen Oberlin students, gathered in downtown Cleveland’s Willard Park last Saturday to hold one of Occupy Cleveland’s first general assemblies since the group's formation two days earlier. A series of speakers urged attendees to form outreach groups and involve...

Politician John Lawrence Lifts D.C. Curtain

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor
October 14
Filed under Features, NEWS

John Lawrence, OC ’70 and chief of staff to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, is coming to speak at Oberlin on Monday. Hosted by the Oberlin Initiative in Electoral Politics and the Alumni Association, Lawrence’s talk, titled “Politics Inside the Beltway,” is designed to give students and community...

Mexican Rights Advocate to Speak on Abandoned Communities

Robin Wasserman
October 14
Filed under Features, NEWS

Jaqueline García Salamanca, advocate for Mexican rights, will lead a discussion next Thursday, Oct. 20, covering what some see as the often overlooked side of migration issues: the communities that immigrants leave behind. The talk, part of a tour by Witness for Peace, will be held at Craig Lecture...

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