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Alumna Offers Advice for New Graduates

Wendy Uhlmann, OC '83
May 5, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: For seniors, graduation is in less than three weeks. Here are some tips from the perspective of an Alumni Leadership Council member, but mostly written from my experiences as an alumna, parent of two Obies and university faculty member. Take time to celebrate your accomplishment o...

Alumni Can Provide Support for Students

William Yon, OC '10
November 4, 2016
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: Did you know that every current student is an Oberlin alumnus already? It’s true. By merely attending Oberlin for a single semester, you are officially a member of the alumni community (check out Section 2 of the Alumni Association Bylaws). And since you are a member of the alumni ...

Student Senate Condemns OCACF Actions

September 20, 2016
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...

Off the Cuff: Charles “Chip” Hauss, OC ’69, Peacebuilder, Author

Off the Cuff: Charles “Chip” Hauss, OC ’69, Peacebuilder, Author

Adam Gittin, News editor
May 6, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Off the Cuff

Charles “Chip” Hauss, OC ’69, is Senior Fellow for Innovation at Alliance for Peacebuilding, a membership organization of about 110 peacebuilding groups. He is also the author of Security 2.0: Dealing with Global Wicked Problems, which addresses the changing nature and increasing multidimensionality of internati...

Career Center to Assess Student Needs

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
April 22, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Career Center’s “needs assessment” — an initiative looking to identify ways for the center to improve its facilities — is the first step in the College’s stated endeavor to improve career services for students and recent graduates. The survey portion of the assessment, which comes...

Feature Photo: College Begins New Fundraising Initiative

Feature Photo: College Begins New Fundraising Initiative

Kerensa Loadholt, News Editor
April 15, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Though new swings in Tappan Square and a piano-themed crosswalk mark some of the most recent changes to Oberlin’s campus, many aspects of the College have remained the same over the years. Thus is the impetus behind the Still Oberlin campaign, a fundraising initiative the College launched this mon...

Local News Bulletin

April 15, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Uncategorized

Survivor Support Week Survivor Support Week is a series of events put on by College senior Amethyst Carey, College senior Zia Kandler, College junior Laura Shriver and College junior Lexie Bean. The week, April 11–16, is centered on healing for survivors of sexual, domestic and interpersonal vi...

Off the Cuff: Gary Shteyngart, OC ‘95, Author and Professor

Off the Cuff: Gary Shteyngart, OC ‘95, Author and Professor

Kerensa Loadholt, News Editor
April 1, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Gary Shteyngart, OC ’95, has written several novels and recently published his first memoir, Little Failure. His novels include works such as The Russian Debutante’s Handbook, Absurdistan and Super Sad True Love Story. Shteyngart previously taught writing at Hunter College and now teaches at Colum...

Professor’s Alleged Anti-Semitism Gains Local, National Traction

Sydney Allen and Jake Berstein
March 11, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

After an Oberlin professor was accused of posting anti-Semitic messages to Facebook, the College has once again become the subject of national controversy. Outside opinions seeped into the campus community Sunday, when an anonymous individual sent an inflammatory, anti-Semitic email to around 500 students...

Off the Cuff: Jason Sokol, History Professor and Author

Off the Cuff: Jason Sokol, History Professor and Author

Adam Gittin, News Editor
February 12, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Off the Cuff

 Jason Sokol, OC ’99, is an Associate Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire. He earned a Ph.D. in history at the University of California, Berkeley. Sokol has written two books, There Goes My Everything: White Southerners in the Age of Civil Rights and All Eyes Are Upon U...

Students, Alumni Demand Response to Alleged Anti-Semitism

Jake Berstein, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Uncategorized

The Oberlin Alumni and Students Against Anti-Semitism sent an open letter to President Marvin Krislov on Jan. 3 concerning reports of anti-Semitism on campus and demanding specific action from the administration. Their letter prompted responses from Oberlin’s Students for a Free Palestine and Palestine...

Alumna Reflects on Peace Corps Experiences

Hannah Combe
November 14, 2014
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: I graduated from Oberlin on May 30, 2013 and sent in my application to Peace Corps within the next week. My interview with a recruiter happened within the month, and then I did not hear from Peace Corps until Nov. 7, five months later, when I received my formal invitation to serve...

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