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Administrators Approve Advising Overhaul Plans

Administrators Approve Advising Overhaul Plans

Melissa Harris, News editor

March 10, 2017


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, 2017


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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, 2017


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, 2017


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,...

Senate Calls for Student-Rep Task Force

Senate Calls for Student-Rep Task Force

Louis Krauss, News Editor

March 3, 2017


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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, 2017


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, 2017


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, 2017


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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...

Administrators Rush to Finalize Clusters

Administrators Rush to Finalize Clusters

Melissa Harris, News editor

February 24, 2017


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The College will soon finalize proposals for the new course cluster program, kicking off this fall at the Peter B. Lewis Gateway Center’s “StudiOC.” As the March 10 proposal deadline approaches for interested faculty members, students remain unaware which departments or course combina­tions will...

Rathskeller’s Future Unclear Under Financial Strains

Rathskeller’s Future Unclear Under Financial Strains

Eliza Guinn, Staff writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Rathskeller's abrupt closure at the beginning of the semester threw Campus Dining Service workers, students and community members into confusion and uncertainty about the future of the space. Four CDS workers have been assigned to the Rathskeller space since last semester, but the circumstances...

OSCA Cuts Business Ties with Gibson’s Bakery

OSCA Cuts Business Ties with Gibson’s Bakery

Sydney Allen, Production editor

February 24, 2017


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Oberlin Student Cooperative Association is exploring different responses to the College’s January decision to resume business with Gibson’s Bakery after protests erupt­ed following an altercation that led to the arrest of three College students in November. In budget preparations for spring 2017,...

Krislov Named President of Pace University

Krislov Named President of Pace University

Melissa Harris and Alexis Dill

February 17, 2017


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Oberlin College’s top administrative spots are up for grabs as searches ensue to replace President Marvin Krislov and Vice President of Finance and Administration Mike Frandsen. Krislov, who announced his impending departure in September, will leave for a new post as president of Pace University...

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