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The Oberlin Review

Capitalist Demands Limit Growth

Jasper Clarkberg, Contributing Writer
October 9
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Last week Student Senate Liaisons College fifth-year Megs Bautista and double-degree junior Jeremy Poe announced the possibility of the Board of Trustees reducing the College’s endowment payout. This move would solidify Oberlin’s overall long-term financial position while gutting its short-term budget....

Oberlin Least Financially Accessible Among Peers

Oliver Bok, News editor
October 9
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

A recent analysis by The New York Times ranked Oberlin the least financially accessible among its 16 peer schools and 132nd overall. The Sept. 16 article, “Top Colleges Doing the Most for Low-Income Students,” used the share of students on Pell Grants and the net tuition charged to both middle a...

Senate Endorses Financial Accessibility

Senate Endorses Financial Accessibility

Elizabeth Dobbins, News Editor
May 8
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Student Senate passed a resolution supporting the tuition protests and recent action around financial accessibility during plenary last Sunday. This resolution was passed a week after tuition activists brought a different resolution, which called for a tuition freeze, before Senate. Senate discussed...

Tuition Hike Bears Consequences for Oberlin’s Accessibility

Editorial Board
May 8
Filed under Editorials, OPINIONS

At the “Occu-party” on the grounds outside the Cox Administration Building last Friday afternoon, students protested the recently approved tuition hike for next year, asking, “Can you afford to stay silent?” The Board of Trustees recently approved a $2,400 increase in tuition for the 2015–2016...

Students Protest 4 Percent Tuition Hike

Students Protest 4 Percent Tuition Hike

Katherine Kingma
April 24
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories, Uncategorized

On Saturday afternoon, College senior Zachery Crowell shouted out to a Wilder Bowl full of sunbathing students to encourage them to participate in a meeting to organize students against the College’s planned four percent increase next year in total cost of attendance. Within the first five minutes,...

Oberlin Tuition Hike an Injustice

Zachery Crowell, SLAC Co-Chair
April 10
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editor: Beginning next year, the cost to attend Oberlin will be a staggering $64,224. This price is $2,436 more than the current $61,788 to attend. This price hike translates into a four percent increase over one year, which is well over twice the current rate of inflation. What can the justification...

Speaker Explains Benefits of Online Classes

Louis Krauss, Staff Writer
March 13
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Michael Horn, the education director for the Clayton Christensen Institute, visited Oberlin yesterday to discuss his ideas for how small liberal arts schools can become more financially accessible by replacing lectures with online classes. Horn’s lecture was part of the Steering Committee’s Speaker...

College and Churches Partner to Offer Free Food

College and Churches Partner to Offer Free Food

Louis Krauss, Staff Writer
March 6
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Several student senators worked with Community and Government Relations Assistant Tita Reed and First Church Pastor David Hill to organize a program to offer students free meals during the break. The program is intended to assist students who can’t afford to return home for break and need help paying...

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