The Oberlin Review

Off the Cuff: Beejhy Barhany

February 11, 2011

Why did you decide to form BINA? We formed it in the beginning to network and help one another any way we could -- with a job, with housing. We just wanted to create a network for newcomers, which we knew from experience that it isn’t easy to be. So we said, “Why don’t we form a small organization?” And then as time went by, we decided to incorporate and we said, “It’s about time that people know more about the culture and heritage, and we need to spread the beautiful culture we have....

Off the Cuff: Lee Doren, “Crasher-in-Chief”

Ian Seeley and Sam Jewler

December 4, 2009

Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

So, you had no hesitation coming to Oberlin? No, not one bit. I really enjoy speaking to students because I had very similar experiences, obviously. You can tell I’m not that much older than all of you. Do you have any personal experience with [professors using their classrooms to promote their political views]? [In my college experience] you only heard one political perspective in the classroom. If you heard the other side, it was only essentially used to ridicule it. It wasn’t really used to ... explain the alternative point of view. Do you think this is systematic or more unintentional? It is unintentional for a lot of professors. ... If those professors are always seeing themselves, you know, in their o...

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