The Oberlin Review

Candidates for Dean Position Come to Campus

Julia Herbst

March 18, 2011

The Dean of Students Search Committee welcomed to campus this week the top three candidates applying to succeed current Dean of Students Linda Gates, who has decided to retire after over 20 years at Oberlin. The Search Committee in charge of the selection process consists of three students, three...

Mudd Academic Commons Renamed in Honor of Outgoing Board Chair

John Light, Editor-In-Chief

March 18, 2011

When Oberlin College Board of Trustees Chair Robert Lemle arrived in Oberlin on March 6, his birthday, he didn’t know that the Board of Trustees and President Krislov had planned to rename a large section of Mudd in honor of Lemle and his wife, Roni Kohen-Lemle. “I was … told that there were...

Security Report: March 3 – March 15, 2011

Staff

March 18, 2011

Thursday, March 3 9:50 a.m. A staff member reported the loss of his laptop computer from the first floor of Wilder Hall. The laptop is a Mac and was in a black canvas bag. A search of the area provided no results. Investigation continues. 9:13 a.m. Officers were requested to assist a student who st...

Board of Trustees Elects McGregor As New Chair

Board of Trustees Elects McGregor As New Chair

Zach Freed

March 18, 2011

Oberlin College announced on March 7 that Clyde McGregor, OC ’74, had been selected as the new Chair of the Board of Trustees. McGregor has a long history with the College, having served as a board member since 1998. In the press release issued by the administration, McGregor spoke fondly of his time...

“Oberlin Has Sex” Shows Support for Planned Parenthood

Alex Howard

March 18, 2011

At least 100 Oberlin students made it clear this past Saturday that Oberlin Has Sex and stands by Planned Parenthood as the organization faces losing all its government support. The month of February was tumultuous for Planned Parenthood. An amendment to the Long-Term Budget Bill proposed by Representative...

CEO of CARE USA Helene Gayle Announced as Commencement Speaker

John Light, Editor-In-Chief

March 18, 2011

The College announced on March 15 that Dr. Helene Gayle, the president and CEO of CARE USA, will be delivering this year’s Commencement address. Gayle has had a distinguished career in public health and is expected to continue playing a major role in the decades to come. CARE USA has programs in...

General Zinni Speaks in Finney to Student Opposition

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor

March 11, 2011

General Anthony Zinni, retired four-star General in the United States Marine Corps and a former Commander-in-Chief of U.S. Central Command as well as current chairman of the board for BAE Systems, an aerospace company, spoke in Finney Chapel yesterday. His lecture focused on leadership strategies drawn...

Off the Cuff: Anthony C. Zinni, Retired Four-Star General, Author

Ian Seeley, Managing Editor

March 11, 2011

What is the greatest military threat to the United States today and how should the U.S. address this threat? Well, I think there may be a couple. I would still say, despite the end of the Cold War and the belief that maybe we were reversing weapons of mass destruction, I still think proliferation is...

Weeklong Events Bring Slow Food Awareness to Campus

Liv Combe, News Editor

March 11, 2011

Over the course of this coming week, March 7-12, Oberlin will host a wide variety of students, organizations, staff and community members focusing on one of the more unifying aspects of human culture: food. Food Committee Co-Chairs College junior Erin Swenson-Klatt and College senior Julia Munson...

Workshop as Forum for DREAM Act Activists

Jessica Lam

March 11, 2011

As a part of Immigration Action Now week, the Asian American Alliance hosted a workshop on civil disobedience with two immigration reform activists, Adam Kuranishi of the Immigrant Youth Justice League in Chicago and Mohammad Abdollahi of DreamActivist.org. Abdollahi began by sharing his story of...

New Members Address Effectiveness of Senate

Julia Herbst

March 11, 2011

On Sunday, March 13, Student Senate will host a panel called “What does Senate do?” in an attempt to educate the student body about Senate’s purpose, goals and past achievements. This comes in the face of criticism, as many students are currently questioning the very effectiveness of the Senate....

Old Barrows Survives Another Year Despite Threats of Closing

Caroline Hui, Staff Writer

March 11, 2011

Old Barrows co-op will remain open next year, according to an email from the Oberlin Student Cooperative Association to Old Barrows members on March 4. The College had planned to replace Old Barrows — affectionately called “Old B” by its members — with a co-op in the language maze next fall....

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