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Security Report

March 3
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Friday, Feb. 24 3:18 a.m. Safety and Security officers responded to an alarm, which was missing the detector head, on the second floor of Baldwin Cottage. A student resident admitted to burning a candle earlier, and repairs were made to the alarm. Saturday, Feb. 25 1:30 p.m. Officers assisted a...

Off the Cuff: Pawan Dhingra, Professor at Tufts University

Off the Cuff: Pawan Dhingra, Professor at Tufts University

Melissa Harris, News editor
March 3
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Professor Pawan Dhingra is a professor of Sociology and American Studies at Tufts University, specializing in Asian American studies, immigrant adaptation, race and ethnic relations and social and cultural inequalities. From 2011 to 2012, Dhingra served at the Smithsonian Institution as museum curator for...

Administrators Rush to Finalize Clusters

Administrators Rush to Finalize Clusters

Melissa Harris, News editor
February 24
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

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...

Police Catch Peeping Tom with Footage of Students

Louis Krauss and Andrea Wang
February 24
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Police arrested a man in Erie County after finding videos on his phone containing footage of women, mostly Oberlin students, undressing in their off-campus houses. David Schindley, 45, from Huron, Ohio, filmed the videos while standing outside students’ houses between Jan. 12 and Feb. 5. According...

Local Educators Urge State to Reduce Testing

Local Educators Urge State to Reduce Testing

Jack Brewster
February 24
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

As the Ohio Department of Edu­cation inches toward approving an education plan to comply with federal regulations, local teachers, parents and school board members are im­ploring the administration to amend the proposal. The regulations are part of the Every Student Succeeds Act, a federal ruling signed...

Rathskeller’s Future Unclear Under Financial Strains

Rathskeller’s Future Unclear Under Financial Strains

Eliza Guinn, Staff writer
February 24
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
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

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,...

Off the Cuff: Sophie Smith and Alicia Dinsmore, Activists

Off the Cuff: Sophie Smith and Alicia Dinsmore, Activists

Melissa Harris, News Editor
February 24
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Sophie Smith and Alicia Dinsmore both work in Arizona with La Coalición de Derechos Humanos and No More Deaths, providing humanitarian aid for undocumented immigrants. Smith is a writer, community organizer and long-term desert and aid volunteer and search and rescue coordinator in Arivaca, AZ. She...

Security Report

February 24
Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Security Report

Thursday, Feb. 16 8:07 a.m. Safety and Security officers as­sisted a student who fell and injured their knee in Dascomb Hall. The student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. 1:10 p.m. Officers, members of the Oberlin Fire Department, elevator company personnel and a College electrici...

Krislov Named President of Pace University

Krislov Named President of Pace University

Melissa Harris and Alexis Dill
February 17
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

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...

Cleveland State Report Reveals Housing Deficiencies

Cleveland State Report Reveals Housing Deficiencies

Olive Sherman
February 17
Filed under Community News, NEWS

A recent study of Oberlin’s housing shows that the city has an aging housing stock and lacks affordable housing for seniors and low-income residents. City Council will reference the study, conducted between May and December 2016 by Cleveland State University, when considering future policies on housing...

College Embraces New Technology, Research

College Embraces New Technology, Research

Karen Weiner
February 17
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

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...

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