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The Oberlin Review

Board Rejects Student Divestment Proposals

Louis Krauss, Staff Writer
October 30
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The Board of Trustees told Oberlin Fossil Fuel Divestment and Students for a Free Palestine that it will not implement their proposals to reduce or halt College investments in controversial companies. Board of Trustees Chair Clyde McGregor, OC ’74, told the five members of the Fossil Fuel Divestment g...

Group Releases Strategic Plan Draft

Oliver Bok, News Editor
October 30
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Smaller tuition increases, a new program strengthening student-alumni relationships and inter-departmental courses — the new draft of the Strategic Plan contains all of those components in its vision for the College’s future. The Steering Committee released a new draft of the Plan on Tuesday, i...

Local News Bulletin

October 30
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

News briefs from the past week Time for Track or Treat The Oberlin College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and Oberlin City School District will hold the third annual Track or Treat event at the John W. Heisman indoor track today from 6–7:30 p.m. Varsity athletics teams are hosting various b...

Candidates Address City Council Priorities

Candidates Address City Council Priorities

Tyler Sloan, News Editor
October 30
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

City Council candidates crammed onto a small stage to field questions at the Oberlin Community Candidates Night at the First Church in Oberlin last Monday. Fourteen contenders addressed the most pressing issues for next term’s Council members in the hopes of procuring one of the seven available sea...

Ballot Initiatives Clash as Marijuana Legalization Faces Issue 2 Hurdle

Ballot Initiatives Clash as Marijuana Legalization Faces Issue 2 Hurdle

Jack Rockwell
October 30
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

A ballot initiative that virtually bans monopolies could potentially neutralize Issue 3, the marijuana legalization initiative, if both amendments are approved on Election Day this Tuesday. Many argue that Issue 3 creates a monopoly on the marijuana industry because it demands that 10 facilities have...

Review Security Notebook

October 30
Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Oct. 22 8:27 p.m. Student staff requested that officers pick up three bottles of wine found in the second floor kitchenette of Asia House. The wine was transported to the Security Office, where it was disposed. Friday, Oct. 23 4:32 a.m. Custodial staff reported water in the basement of t...

Off the Cuff: Sonia Shah, Investigative Reporter and Science Journalist

Off the Cuff: Sonia Shah, Investigative Reporter and Science Journalist

Oliver Bok, News Editor
October 30
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Sonia Shah, OC ’90, is the author of several books, including The Body Hunters: Testing New Drugs on the World’s Poorest Patients, a 2006 exposé on how the pharmaceutical industry uses patients from developing countries to conduct clinical trials. Shah’s journalism has been published in The W...

International Students Call for More Support

Xiaoqian Zhu
October 30
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

A group of international students presented proposals regarding the perceived lack of cultural, academic and career support for international students at the Board of Trustees forum on Thursday, Oct. 8. The draft of suggested improvements is reflective of the unease many international students have felt tra...

Player of The Week: Geno Arthur

Player of The Week: Geno Arthur

October 30
Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Uncategorized, Varsity Fall

Senior standout Geno Arthur runs ahead of the pack at the Inter-Regional Rumble. A 2014 NCAA All-American, Arthur is unbeaten in 2015 and most recently completed the Inter-Regional Rumble in a course record time of 24:04.0, defeating the field of 281 Division-III competitors and outlasting North Coast...

Green Energy Credits Should Be Spent Investing in Future

Charles Peterson, Oberlin resident
October 30
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: The Oct. 19 City Council work session [on] Oberlin’s Renewable Energy Credits was a clear demonstration of the differences in vision among Oberlin’s City Council. The issue at hand is what to do with the hundreds of thousands of dollars in green energy credits earned by the city. Th...

Informed Opinion Necessary for Election Voting

David Ashenhurst, Oberlin resident
October 30
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: All elections matter. Even-year, odd-year, primary, general. Presidential, statewide and local. Issues and candidates ( for every office), every time. All elections matter — every one — no exceptions. Many of you are preparing to cast your ballots on three very important statewide issu...

’Sco Continues Year of Impressive Acts with Hellfyre Club Rapper Milo

’Sco Continues Year of Impressive Acts with Hellfyre Club Rapper Milo

Paul Mehnert
October 30
Filed under ARTS, Music, Recent Stories

Next Thursday, Nov. 5, Oberlin will bear witness to a performance by the one and only rapsmith Milo, aka Scallops Hotel, aka Black Orpheus, aka Rory Ferreira. The ’Sco show will feature an opening performance by local experimental hip-hop collective Bémbe. Born in Chicago and raised in Maine, Milo...

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