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Student Senate Strives to Centralize Activism

Meg Parker, Contributing Writer
February 17
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS, Student Senate

This op-ed is part of the Review’s Student Senate column. In an effort to increase communication and transparency, Student Senators provide personal perspectives on recent events on campus and in the community. Student Senate is an inherently political body. Former Student Senator and College soph...

Student Senate Candidate Statements

February 6
Filed under Student Senate

Elections are currently live for Student Senate, and will remain open until 9 p.m. Friday or until a 20-percent participation threshold is reached. Listed below, in alphabetical order, are the candidates for Student Senate this semester, including candidate statements and endorsements if submitted....

Senate Activism Vital to Political Resistance

Kameron Dunbar, Contributing Writer
December 2
Filed under OPINIONS, Student Senate

This op-ed is part of the Review’s Student Senate column. In an effort to increase communication and transparency, Student Senators will provide personal perspectives on recent events on campus and in the community. Student Senate passed a resolution on March 18, 2007 in support of U.S. Senate Bill ...

Krislov, Raimondo Respond to Student Senate Resolution

November 11
Filed under OPINIONS, Student Senate

Student Senate passed a resolution ceasing all support for Gibson's Bakery, financial and otherwise, after three Black College students were arrested following an altercation with employee Allyn Gibson Wednesday evening that many allege is a case of racial profiling. President Marvin Krislov and Dean ...

Opportunities for Input Ignored by Students

Meg Parker, Contributing Writer
October 7
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS, Recent Stories, Student Senate

This article is part of the Review’s Student Senate column. In an effort to increase communication and transparency, Student Senators will provide personal perspectives on recent events on campus and in the community. On a campus characterized by political activism, we seem to be lacking in action. Th...

Oberlin ACF Actions Polarize Campus

Josh Koller, Contributing Writer
September 30
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS, Recent Stories, Student Senate

This is the first installment in the Review’s new Student Senate column. In an effort to increase communication and transparency, Student Senators will provide personal perspectives on recent events on campus and in the community. Oberlin College’s student body is never at rest, nor should it be, giv...

Student Senate Condemns OCACF Actions

September 20
Filed under Student Senate

The original version of this letter listed Oberlin J Street U as a consultant. Since the letter's publication, members of Oberlin J Street U have requested that the organization's name be removed. For more information, read our full coverage of Student Senate's letter, ACF's symposium and students' responses. I...

Student Senate Candidate Statements

September 3
Filed under OPINIONS, Student Senate

The Oberlin Review does not endorse any candidate in the upcoming Student Senate election. According to an Aug. 28 email from Student Senate, there are nine of fifteen positions open for the upcoming year. The ballot will be sent to the student body by 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4 and will remain ope...

Student Senate Election Statements

Student Senate
February 12
Filed under OPINIONS, Student Senate

Ailing “Eileen” Cao College sophomore Endorsed by the International Student Association and the Chinese Students Association I am Ailing Cao, and my friends call me Eileen. My pronouns are she/her/hers. I come from Shanghai, China. I am a sophomore interested in comparative politics. I’v...

Student Senate Election Statements

Student Senate
September 18
Filed under OPINIONS, Student Senate

Student Senate elections are live until 11:59 p.m. today. The ballot link was sent via email to the student body on Monday, Sept. 14. Elijah Aladin Obies, I am a dedicated and ambitious first-year student with high hopes to bring change to Oberlin. My vision, if elected to the Student Senate,...

Senate Urges Trustees to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Student Senate
May 1
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS, Student Senate

Student Senate unanimously approved this letter on Thursday, April 30, 2015. To the trustees of Oberlin College: Whereas: In June of 2014, the Board approved the Divestment Resolution, permitting students to submit proposals regarding the investment of the College endowment; In March 2015, a proposal was submi...

Public Censure

Student Senate
April 18
Filed under OPINIONS, Student Senate

Senator Ty Wagner has been found to be repeatedly absent from working group meetings, late and absent from plenary meetings of the Student Senate and in non-compliance with Student Finance Committee-stipulated time card requirements. Senator’s failure to perform necessary duties will not be tolerated...

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