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Trustees to Investigate Adding Student Rep

Trustees to Investigate Adding Student Rep

Sydney Allen, Production editor
March 10
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

After months of pushing from student senators and activists, the Board of Trustees agreed to cre­ate a task force that will investigate adding student representatives to the board. The breakthrough results from a proposal sena­tors sent the board last Wednesday asking for the creation of a task...

Administrators Approve Advising Overhaul Plans

Administrators Approve Advising Overhaul Plans

Melissa Harris, News editor
March 10
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

When the Dean of Studies of­fice dissolves at the end of this semester, its duties will scatter among the offices of the Deans of Students, Arts and Sciences, the Conservatory and a new office set to launch this summer: the Aca­demic Advising Resource Center. The center will take over the space vacated...

OCOPE Files Unfair Labor Practices Complaint

OCOPE Files Unfair Labor Practices Complaint

Eliza Guinn, Staff writer
March 10
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Oberlin College Offices and Profession Employees filed a charge of unfair labor practices against the College with the National Labor Relations Board Feb. 21, specifying that the College failed to abide by its collective bargaining contract with the union. The charge specifically refers to the Coll...

Krislov Forms Task Force for New Admissions Dean

Louis Krauss, News editor
March 10
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Following the retirement of longtime Dean of Admissions Debra Chermonte last fall, College President Marvin Krislov created a search committee of 10 members to help select a replacement to lead the admissions office. Physics Professor and Search Committee Chair Yumi Ijiri said the group had met in the f...

Oberlin Project Ends Eight-Year Run

Oberlin Project Ends Eight-Year Run

Jenna Gyimesi
March 10
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

For eight years, the Oberlin Project has innovated green programs while endeavoring to stimulate economic activity in a collaborative effort between the College and city. In light of completing its many goals, the program will close its office this summer. The Oberlin Project was initiated, in part,...

Off the Cuff: Jodi Dean, Professor of Political Science

Off the Cuff: Jodi Dean, Professor of Political Science

Louis Krauss, News editor
March 10
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Jodi Dean is a Political Science professor at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and has written multiple books on political theory and communist revolution. Dean’s 2016 book, Crowds and Party, explains why movements such as Occupy Wall Street were unable to maintain momentum after they ended and ex...

Security Report

March 10
Filed under Security Report

Thursday, March 2 1:32 p.m. Staff reported that unknown people made unauthorized access to the roof of Mudd library to hang a banner on the east side of Mudd. The banner was non-offensive in nature and was removed from the roof. 2:24 p.m. Safety and Security officers and Oberlin Fire Department resp...

Senate Calls for Student-Rep Task Force

Senate Calls for Student-Rep Task Force

Louis Krauss, News Editor
March 3
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Upon entering the Wright Laboratory of Physics hallway, trustees appeared stunned at the sight of over 150 students silently protesting the Board of Trustees’ initial rejection of Student Senate’s request for student representation on the board. Most trustees declined to comment upon entering the...

Implementation Committees Inch Toward Final Plans

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
March 3
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

A year has passed since the College formed implementation committees for the Strategic Plan, and in that time progress has widely varied by group. Committees like Resource Management have made strides, while others wait idly for their turn with movement contingent on other groups’ plans. “Compared...

Bibbins Renovations Add Gender-Neutral Restrooms

Bibbins Renovations Add Gender-Neutral Restrooms

Melissa Harris, News editor
March 3
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Though all of Oberlin’s dormitories contain gender-neutral bathroom facilities, many academic buildings have lagged in adding such spaces. is summer, renovations to Bibbins Hall, the Conservatory’s primary building, will address students’ concerns with the installation of gender-neutral bathrooms. Conservatory...

Hillard Emphasizes Community Policing in Chief Search

Hillard Emphasizes Community Policing in Chief Search

Mia Wachtel Antezzo
March 3
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Students and community members alike sent a clear message that they want a police chief who will prioritize the well-being of city residents at a listening session in the Rathskeller Monday evening. As the search continues for Oberlin’s next police chief, City Manager Rob Hillard met with around 12...

County Suffers from Worsening Heroin Epidemic

County Suffers from Worsening Heroin Epidemic

Louis Krauss, News Editor
March 3
Filed under Community News, NEWS

Once a secondary concern to police and anti-drug activists in the region, heroin addiction in Lorain County is reaching record highs. Now, local law enforcement is grappling with the devastating consequences of addiction and increasing rate of overdoses. Oberlin Interim Police Chief Michael McCloskey...

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