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Off the Cuff: Sophie Smith and Alicia Dinsmore, Activists

Off the Cuff: Sophie Smith and Alicia Dinsmore, Activists

Melissa Harris, News Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Sophie Smith and Alicia Dinsmore both work in Arizona with La Coalición de Derechos Humanos and No More Deaths, providing humanitarian aid for undocumented immigrants. Smith is a writer, community organizer and long-term desert and aid volunteer and search and rescue coordinator in Arivaca, AZ. She...

Security Report

February 24, 2017
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Thursday, Feb. 16 8:07 a.m. Safety and Security officers as­sisted a student who fell and injured their knee in Dascomb Hall. The student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. 1:10 p.m. Officers, members of the Oberlin Fire Department, elevator company personnel and a College electrici...

Krislov Named President of Pace University

Krislov Named President of Pace University

Melissa Harris and Alexis Dill
February 17, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Oberlin College’s top administrative spots are up for grabs as searches ensue to replace President Marvin Krislov and Vice President of Finance and Administration Mike Frandsen. Krislov, who announced his impending departure in September, will leave for a new post as president of Pace University...

Cleveland State Report Reveals Housing Deficiencies

Cleveland State Report Reveals Housing Deficiencies

Olive Sherman
February 17, 2017
Filed under Community News, NEWS

A recent study of Oberlin’s housing shows that the city has an aging housing stock and lacks affordable housing for seniors and low-income residents. City Council will reference the study, conducted between May and December 2016 by Cleveland State University, when considering future policies on housing...

College Embraces New Technology, Research

College Embraces New Technology, Research

Karen Weiner
February 17, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The College’s Chemistry and Biochemistry departments have added two new pieces of equipment to allow students and professors to separate compounds down to extremely small sizes to study their makeup. These large and expensive devices, known as chromatograph-spectrometers, will help the two departments...

Student Senate Pivots in Favor of Activism

Student Senate Pivots in Favor of Activism

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
February 17, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

As a group of newly elected representatives settle in, Student Senate is increasingly embracing its institutional influence and activist sentiments — a shift from just a few years ago when student interest and participation in Senate was at a low. Last week’s Senate election brought 25 students...

Off the Cuff: Zoé Samudzi, Medical Sociology Ph.D. Candidate

Off the Cuff: Zoé Samudzi, Medical Sociology Ph.D. Candidate

Louis Krauss, News Editor
February 17, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Zoé Samudzi is a Medical Sociology Ph.D. student at the University of California, San Francisco, where she specializes in issues related to transgender people’s impediments to receiving adequate health care. Aside from policies and oppression related to transgender people, Samudzi has also conducted res...

Security Report

February 17, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Security Report

Security Advisory A resident of Huron, Ohio, David K. Schindley, has been arrested on suspicion of spying on and recording cell-phone video of Oberlin College residential buildings as well as other residencies in the area from January and early February. According to the Clery Timely Warning Notice i...

Administrators, Unions at Odds on Cuts

Administrators, Unions at Odds on Cuts

Melissa Harris and Eliza Guinn
February 10, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

In the aftermath of the College’s campus-wide staff buyout program, custodians, administrative assistants and Campus Dining Service workers face insecurity and have voiced concern over the continual elimination of staff positions and potential work overload. Last spring, the administration created...

Agave to Reopen Under New Ownership

Agave to Reopen Under New Ownership

Alexis Dill
February 10, 2017
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The doors of Agave Burrito Bar & Tequilaria will swing open later this month when the downtown staple returns under new management. On Jan. 25, Nikki and Jon Stipp purchased Agave from previous owner Joe Waltzer, OC ’98, who has owned the restaurant since 2003. Waltzer said he was ready to move...

Community, Council Mulls Divisive Renewable Energy Credits

Community, Council Mulls Divisive Renewable Energy Credits

Olive Sherman
February 10, 2017
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Oberlin residents will now get to decide for themselves how their share of the city’s Renewable Energy Credits should be spent. Following a divisive resolution made last August to redistribute 85 percent of the $2.6 million the city earned in Renewable Energy Credits to the city’s ratepayers,...

Former Student-Athlete Faces Felony Charges

Louis Krauss, News Editor
February 10, 2017
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Former College student-athlete Hannah Tyburski is facing felony charges for her involvement in a 2015 murder case that resulted in the death of her older sister. Hannah was in the midst of her spring semester of sophomore year in 2015 when her mother, Janet Tyburski, was charged with suffocating her...

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