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Oberlin After Dark

Erica Reyes, Staff Writer
October 7, 2011
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...

Off the Cuff with Ira Glass

Liv Combe, Editor-in-Chief
September 23, 2011
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

In 1978, you were 19 years old and you needed a summer job. Somehow you wound up at NPR? Yeah, I talked my way into an internship. I lived in Baltimore and NPR was in D.C. I had never heard them on the air. Nobody had ever heard them on the air, really. They were tiny, they had one national news sh...

Off the Cuff with Reverend Greg McGonigle

Off the Cuff with Reverend Greg McGonigle

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor
September 16, 2011
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

What are your responsibilities as the director of the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life? [My job is] supporting campus spiritual communities, religious leaders and individuals on campus. It’s educating the campus in a broad way about religion in the world, religion and society, religious and ph...

Off the Cuff: Rand Steiger, Composer-in-Residence

Caroline Hui, Staff Writer
May 13, 2011
Filed under Music, NEWS, Off the Cuff

How did you get your start in music and composition? I started as a rock drummer when I was growing up in the suburbs of New York City. When I was in junior high, I wrote songs for my band, so I had started writing music before I really thought about it as a profession. In high school, when I s...

Security Report: April 22 – April 26

Staff
May 6, 2011
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Friday, April 22 12:39 p.m. Officers responded to a report of graffiti on a bench between the Kohl Building and Robertson Hall. The bench was vandalized with black marker. Facilities staff responded for cleanup. 7:02 p.m. A student reported the theft of a red hat, gray pea coat, 4G iPhone and w...

Off the Cuff: Douglas Farah and David Kaplan

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor
May 6, 2011
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Mr. Farah, you described globalization as the “proverbial gasoline to the mix” of organized crime. Can you discuss how globalization acts to fuel the industry? Farah: Globalization changes everything. It is the proverbial gasoline in the fire. Only this time, the fire is the information and communicatio...

Off the Cuff with Helene Gayle

John Light, Editor-in-Chief
April 29, 2011
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

I hear from our College president that your brother went to Oberlin, and attending his Commencement weekend helped influence your decision to go into public health. What’s the story there? D.A. Henderson was the Commencement speaker, and I heard him and I was in medical school at the time. I...

Off the Cuff with Kathleen DeBoer, “Gotta Job Yet?!” Panelist

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor
April 15, 2011
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

The OECD has a long and interesting history, starting with the overseeing of the Marshall Plan after WWII. Can you explain its purpose then and how it’s evolved until now? If you’re familiar with George Marshall’s speech, you know that Europe needed to be rebuilt after WWII. I overheard some...

Off the Cuff with Tom Rosenstiel

Liv Combe, News Editor
April 6, 2011
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

How did you get into the field of journalism? I knew from the time I was in high school that I was considering journalism as a career, and I was editor of the Review as a junior. About three months before graduating, I got a call from the Washington columnist Jack Anderson with whom I had interned b...

Off the Cuff: Stanley Nelson, Documentary Filmmaker

Off the Cuff: Stanley Nelson, Documentary Filmmaker

Liv Combe, News Editor
March 18, 2011
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

When did you first get into documentary filmmaking? I got into it when I was in college. I was bouncing around film school and I took a film class and liked it, and it kind of stuck. Then when I got out of school I got a job with a documentary film company in New York. How do you go about gatherin...

Off the Cuff: Nell Irvin Painter

Carolyn Bick, Staff Writer
February 25, 2011
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

I was wondering about The History of White People. You’ve said before that we’re actually all black. Did I? Yeah. Well, in the sense that we all have African ancestry. The earliest homo sapiens are from Africa, and so everybody’s carrying around little bits of their DNA. If you want to...

Off The Cuff: Sex Educators Marshall Miller and Rachel Dart

Off The Cuff: Sex Educators Marshall Miller and Rachel Dart

Sophia Yapalater
February 11, 2011
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Off the Cuff

What got you interested in sex education? Rachel Dart: My best friend in high school was a sex educator. I thought what she did was awesome, and went to her with all of my questions. Later, when I was in school at NYU, I started working with their peer educator program and began teaching sex education ...

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