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Panel Discusses Future of Natural Gas

Robin Wasserman, News Editor
November 30
Filed under Campus News, Community News, 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,”...

Security Report: Nov. 22 – Nov. 28

Staff
November 30
Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Nov. 22 6:50 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at a Goldsmith apartment. The cause of the alarm was smoke from burned food. The area was cleared of smoke and the alarm was reset. 7:39 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department respond...

Staff Box: On Sexual Assault Data

Julia Herbst, Robin Wasserman, and Adiel Kaplan
November 30
Filed under NEWS, OPINIONS

We are writing to set the record straight in response to a letter to the editors regarding the article, "Oberlin Third Highest in Reported Sexual Offense Among Similar Schools," (The Oberlin Review, Nov. 9, 2012) which included several false allegations about the story. The letter to the editors, written ...

Trees Planted in Carbon Offsetting Initiative

Sophia Fast
November 30
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Some 20 Oberlin students gathered in Tappan Square on Nov. 10 to plant 26 new trees as part of the larger Carbon Offsetting Initiative designed to create ways to offset the College’s carbon output. Students and administrators had already planted the first tree of the project in Tappan on Sept. 29...

Panel Discusses Future of Natural Gas

Robin Wasserman, News Editor
November 30
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,”...

Jewish Student Groups Should Discuss the Palestine Conflict

Asher Kaplan
November 30
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

I recently took a nine-hour bus ride to Baltimore to represent JStreetU Oberlin at the 2012 Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly. I went to the General Assembly to talk about Israel — I wanted to tell the adults of my religious community that, in spite of my close tie to the state of...

Off the Cuff with Shikha Dalmia, Policy Analyst

Stephanie Atwood
November 30
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

What factors or influences have led you to become passionate about the topic of immigration? I myself am an immigrant to the United States. I came here from India 27 years ago [and] I think it gives me something of an insider’s perspective. Just because one is an immigrant doesn’t mean one su...

Jewish Student Groups Should Discuss the Palestine Conflict

Asher Kaplan
November 30
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

I recently took a nine-hour bus ride to Baltimore to represent JStreetU Oberlin at the 2012 Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly. I went to the General Assembly to talk about Israel — I wanted to tell the adults of my religious community that, in spite of my close tie to the state of...

Professor Strikes onto Stage in Directorial Debut

Professor Strikes onto Stage in Directorial Debut

Abby Hawkins and Julia Hubay
November 16
Filed under ARTS, Theater & Film

Tell us a little bit about Strike-Slip. This production of Strike-Slip follows the lives of characters … [who] bump up against each other or slip past one another on their way toward self-realization. The particular meetings and collisions between cultures is significant, as a backdrop for the...

Scouts and Streak Amuse Parents, Demonstrate Wit

Lucy Weltner
November 16
Filed under ARTS, Theater & Film

The annual Parents Weekend improv showcase opened to an audience of curious families and excited students, sprawled around the Cat in the Cream’s few tables and over most of its floor. Guitarist Andrew Gombas, OC ’12, introduced the show with charming, witty stage banter and a few cutesy but skillfully...

Next Stop, Nationals

Molly Bloom, Staff Writer
November 16
Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

As expected, the cross country teams turned out successful performances at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship Meet last weekend. Both the Yeomen and Yeowomen placed well, and the women earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships next weekend. First-year Geno Arthur was the top Yeomen...

Academic Nazism vs. Intellectual Anarchy a False Dichotomy

Will Rubenstein, Staff Writer
November 16
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

It looks like this semester’s parade of Review advertisements and reactionary guest speakers isn’t going to be enough. Over the past week, the Oberlin College Republicans and Libertarians blanketed campus with ubiquitous white-on-black posters declaring their fealty to the principle of free spe...

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