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The Oberlin Review

Tours Stress Need for Housing Improvements

Tours Stress Need for Housing Improvements

Jenna Gyimesi, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Student Senate will arrange student-led campus tours for members of the Board of Trustees in attempt to make them aware of the deteriorating state of certain residential spaces on campus and highlight respective needed improvements. The tours will be held Dec. 7–9, in addition to the usual forums that...

Salary Freeze Incites Faculty Concern

Christian Bolles, Editor-in-Chief

December 8, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Editor’s Note: The letter referenced in this article has been published in full under “Letters to the Editors” in this issue’s Opinions section. As the Board of Trustees convenes this weekend, freezes to non-union salaries remain a key concern among faculty and staff. The freezes were instit...

Students Help Africatown Fight for Environmental Justice

Students Help Africatown Fight for Environmental Justice

Alexis Dill, News Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Features, NEWS, Uncategorized

Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Comparative American Studies Janet Fiskio added a new facet to the Environmental Studies program when she led a group of students to historic Africatown in Alabama during the spring semester of 2015. This semester, Fiskio expanded this project by teaching...

OES Requests Landfill Gas Recovery System

OES Requests Landfill Gas Recovery System

Sydney Allen, News Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Uncategorized

The Office of Environmental Sustainability is attempting to reduce Oberlin College’s carbon footprint and boost its sustainability reputation by cutting emissions through a new landfill gas recovery system that was proposed during a presentation to the Board of Trustees yesterday. “[The video]...

Security Report

December 8, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 4:33 a.m. Safety and Security Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Lord-Saunders House. A malfunctioning detector caused the alarm, which was repaired and reset. Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 2:27 p.m. A resident reported an individual buil...

OTC: Rebecca Mosely, Title IX Coordinator

OTC: Rebecca Mosely, Title IX Coordinator

Sydney Allen, News Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Rebecca Mosely serves as the Title IX coordinator and director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Oberlin College. She develops and administers policy on discrimination and harassment and handles issues concerning equity policy and concerns. Before taking on this role a year and a half ago, Mosely se...

Matambo Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Matambo Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Sydney Allen, News Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

Editor’s Note: This article contains mentions of sexual assault. Associate Professor of Creative Writing Bernard Matambo resigned Nov. 16 amid multiple accusations of sexual misconduct toward students. One such former student has recently filed a Title IX report against him. Another former student, ...

Oberlin Advances to Final Round of Energy Contest

Oberlin Advances to Final Round of Energy Contest

Jenna Gyimesi, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Oberlin has advanced with nine other cities to the final round of competition for the Georgetown University Energy Prize, which recognizes top performing communities for increasing energy efficiency and reducing municipal and household energy budgets. The winner, to be announced this month, will earn $5 ...

Court Rules Against Construction in Ohio City, Gives Oberlin Hope

Eliza Guinn, Production Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Construction on the NEXUS pipeline halted in the Northeast Ohio city of Green after the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals voted in a 2–1 decision to block the company from building within city limits. Members of Oberlin City Council and Students for Energy Justice, an organization at the College, ...

Technology Store to Close in December

Sydney Allen and Jenna Gyimesi

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The Oberlin Technology Store, located in the Mudd library basement, will shut down Dec. 15. The store has provided students, staff, faculty, and community members with discounted electronics and advice for the past 30 years. The store’s one full-time employee, Director of Desktop Services Linda Iroff...

Ari Berman, Political Journalist

Ari Berman, Political Journalist

Kameron Dunbar

December 1, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Voting rights and access can be deemed as a niche arena in American political science. How and when did your interest spark in this area? I started paying attention to it after the 2010 election, when some of these states started passing new la...

Security Notebook

December 1, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 12:30 p.m. Safety and Security Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at a Goldsmith Village Housing Unit. Smoke from cooking caused the alarm, which was reset. 1:50 p.m. A resident of South Hall reported water seeping into their room from th...

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