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College Embraces New Technology, Research

College Embraces New Technology, Research

Karen Weiner

February 17, 2017


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The College’s Chemistry and Biochemistry departments have added two new pieces of equipment to allow students and professors to separate compounds down to extremely small sizes to study their makeup. These large and expensive devices, known as chromatograph-spectrometers, will help the two departments...

Student Senate Pivots in Favor of Activism

Student Senate Pivots in Favor of Activism

Sydney Allen, Production Editor

February 17, 2017


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As a group of newly elected representatives settle in, Student Senate is increasingly embracing its institutional influence and activist sentiments — a shift from just a few years ago when student interest and participation in Senate was at a low. Last week’s Senate election brought 25 students...

Administrators, Unions at Odds on Cuts

Administrators, Unions at Odds on Cuts

Melissa Harris and Eliza Guinn

February 10, 2017


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In the aftermath of the College’s campus-wide staff buyout program, custodians, administrative assistants and Campus Dining Service workers face insecurity and have voiced concern over the continual elimination of staff positions and potential work overload. Last spring, the administration created...

Agave to Reopen Under New Ownership

Agave to Reopen Under New Ownership

Alexis Dill

February 10, 2017


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The doors of Agave Burrito Bar & Tequilaria will swing open later this month when the downtown staple returns under new management. On Jan. 25, Nikki and Jon Stipp purchased Agave from previous owner Joe Waltzer, OC ’98, who has owned the restaurant since 2003. Waltzer said he was ready to move...

Former Student-Athlete Faces Felony Charges

Louis Krauss, News Editor

February 10, 2017


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Former College student-athlete Hannah Tyburski is facing felony charges for her involvement in a 2015 murder case that resulted in the death of her older sister. Hannah was in the midst of her spring semester of sophomore year in 2015 when her mother, Janet Tyburski, was charged with suffocating her...

National Political Climate Inspires Push for Legal Aid

Sydney Allen, Production Editor

February 10, 2017


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Student senators are campaigning for the College to provide free legal aid to students who need it by fall 2017. The push by Senate began in fall 2015 but has recently gained increased urgency with the Gibson’s Bakery arrests and Trump’s immigration plans highlighting the need for litigation services...

College, Gibson’s Resume Business As Trials Ensue

Louis Krauss, News Editor

February 3, 2017


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Following last semester’s arrest of College sophomore Elijah Aladin, which sparked intense protests in light of accusations of racial profiling, Aladin is once again facing felony charges and could be indicted by a Lorain County grand jury. Aladin was arrested Nov. 11 following an alleged shoplifting...

Krislov Outlines College Sanctuary Policies

Melissa Harris, Production Editor

December 9, 2016


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President Marvin Krislov detailed how the College plans to serve its undocumented students in an email sent to students, faculty and staff last Thursday. The announcement follows efforts to make the College a sanctuary campus in anticipation of President-elect Donald Trump enacting draconian immigration-law...

Trustees Decline to Add Student Representative

Trustees Decline to Add Student Representative

Oliver Bok, News Editor

December 9, 2016


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Student Senate’s dream of having a student representative at Board of Trustees meetings may have ended Tuesday after trustees rejected the group’s proposal. “The board very much values engagement with students, and we believe Oberlin can be strengthened by all of us understanding better all...

Frustration Grows Over Implementation Committee’s Effectiveness

Eliza Guinn, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016


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Tensions have flared over stagnant progress within the Strategic Plan Implementation Committees over the last few weeks. Comparative American Studies Associate Professor Shelley Lee was on the Committee for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, but reportedly resigned due to frustration with the committee....

College to Eliminate Dean of Studies Office

College to Eliminate Dean of Studies Office

Sydney Allen, Production Editor

December 2, 2016


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In an effort to consolidate and restructure offices on campus, administrators have decided to eliminate the Dean of Studies Office. The decision is part of the Strategic Plan’s implementation and efforts to create a more streamlined and helpful advising system. The Strategic Plan stipulates that...

Students Continue Push for Health Center to Relocate

Students Continue Push for Health Center to Relocate

Sydney Allen, Production Editor

December 2, 2016


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Members of the Student Health Working Group and Student Senate are pushing for the relocation of the Student Health Center and Counseling Center on the capital planning agenda. The request comes on the heels of a petition released by Student Senate’s Student Health Working Group last April that garnered...

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