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Local Petitions Challenge REC Choice Fund Options

Jenna Gyimesi
March 31, 2017
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Local community members are pushing to overturn a recent initiative that would give city residents the option of donating revenue from renewable energy back to the city. A committee of city residents created two petitions that, if passed, would put the city’s Community Choice Fund back on next year’s...

Petititions Circulate to Preserve REC Fund

John Elder, OC '53
March 10, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: In May 2007, the Oberlin City Council voted unanimously to establish a Sustainable Reserve Program funded by the revenue from selling renewable energy credits. This week, former Oberlin City Councilors, business owners and other respected Oberlinians are starting to circulate a pair...

City Resolution Counters ‘Guns Everywhere’ Bill

Eliza Guinn
April 15, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS

Oberlin City Council fired a warning shot past the Ohio House of Representatives April 4 when they released a resolution opposing House Bill 48. The resolution cited Oberlin’s Bill of Rights and the powers it grants the council to exercise home-rule and self-governance. “The prohibition of the...

Fairchild Chapel to Become Multifaith Prayer Space

Eliza Guinn
April 8, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life at Oberlin has been working since the fall of 2015 to recreate Fairchild Chapel as a multifaith prayer space for Oberlin’s campus. College senior Rand Zalzala, the student coordinator for this project, said that the ORSL’s current focus is to make the...

‘Guns Everywhere’ Bill to Allow Arms on Campuses

‘Guns Everywhere’ Bill to Allow Arms on Campuses

Kerensa Loadholt, News Editor
March 4, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The national debate over gun control has grown increasingly local since House Bill 48 passed through the Ohio House of Representatives last November. The city of Oberlin will demonstrate its opposition to the bill by presenting a resolution to City Council on Monday. “The city of Oberlin believes...

Students, Communities Protest Proposed Pipeline

Eliza Guinn
November 13, 2015
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

The fight to stop the NEXUS pipeline continues, as Communities for Safe and Sustainable Energy and Students for Energy Justice join forces with landowners along the route of the proposed pipeline to prevent its construction. According to John Elder, a member of Communities for Safe and Sustainable Energy...

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