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Security Report

April 21, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Security Report

  Friday, April 14 1:35 p.m. A Safety and Security offi­cer assisting a student at a Village Hous­ing Unit on Professor Street found drug paraphernalia, which contained a sub­stance consistent with burnt marijuana. A bong was confiscated and turned over to the Oberlin Police Department....

Course Catalog Unveils Cluster Plans

Course Catalog Unveils Cluster Plans

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Though many of the course clusters slated for next school year are not currently available in the course catalog, they will still launch this fall. Despite the hiccup in the “soft opening” of the program, as described by Associate Dean of the Curriculum David Kamitsuka, the program will kick off...

Altercation Leads to Arrest in Harassment Case

Altercation Leads to Arrest in Harassment Case

Melissa Harris, News Editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

An intoxicated man verbally harassed three students with racial slurs and threatened them with a knife in the Asia House parking lot Monday morning. The perpetrator, Geoffrey George Raymond Basel, a 28-year-old white man from Columbia Station, Ohio, was reported to have been under the influence of alc...

Border Patrol Agents Detain Undocumented Man

Border Patrol Agents Detain Undocumented Man

Louis Krauss, News Editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Federal Border Patrol Agents arrested a man on his way to Oberlin Municipal Court April 5 after learning his visa had expired. Naranbataar Ganbaatar, a 30-year-old Mongolian citizen, was charged with felonious assault following an incident on Feb. 15 when he allegedly attacked a bus passenger on the way to...

Council Mulls Bringing Medical Marijuana to Town

Council Mulls Bringing Medical Marijuana to Town

Jenna Gyimesi, Staff Writer
April 14, 2017
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

City Council is considering bringing the medical marijuana industry to Oberlin in hopes of revitalizing the local economy. Councilmembers in favor of a resolution allowing manufacturers and distributors to set up camp in town are hopeful that others will get on board with the proposal. A law passed in Colu...

Search Committee Announces Transition Team Formation

Johan Cavert
April 14, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Presidential Search Committee created a transition team at the end of March to help ensure a smooth entry for the College’s next president and their staff. The team is composed of 20 representatives from the faculty, student body, Board of Trustees, staff and the alumni association. Manish Mehta, Chemis...

Off the Cuff: Teresa Bejan, Professor of Political Theory

Off the Cuff: Teresa Bejan, Professor of Political Theory

Melissa Harris, News Editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Teresa Bejan is an Associate Professor of Political Theory at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Oriel College. Before teaching at Oxford, Bejan worked at the University of Toronto and was a Mellon Research Fellow in the Society of Fellows at Columbia University. Bejan’s research brings perspecti...

Security Report

April 14, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Security Report

Thursday, April 6 11:15 a.m. Conservatory staff reported that posters advertising performances were torn down from various areas in the Conservatory. The incident is under investigation. 4:36 p.m. Safety and Security officers assisted an injured staff member at the Philips gym weight room. The individua...

College Takes on Millions in Additional Debt

College Takes on Millions in Additional Debt

Sydney Allen, Production editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The College received a $41-million loan last Thursday from the Ohio Higher Educa­tional Facility Commission, a governmental group that issues revenue bonds to colleges and universities. A significant por­tion of this money will be used to pay for the Philips gym ex­pansions, the renovation of Carr...

Faculty Seeks to Build on Partnership Program Model

Faculty Seeks to Build on Partnership Program Model

Melissa Harris, News editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Student-Faculty Partnership Program is looking to expand next semester. The program seeks to engage students and faculty members in a semester-long collaboration to improve teaching quality. As different groups at the College have re­cently grappled with questions of transparency and structures...

SPIDIE Issues Recommendations on School Diversity

Louis Krauss, News editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Looking to revamp the College’s policies on diversity requirements, the Strategic Plan Implementation Committee for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, or SPIDIE, will present its recommendations to general faculty for approval Wednesday. The hope is that administrators will begin discussing the recommend...

Alan Norton Named Interim Vice President of Finance

Johan Cavert
April 7, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

With the departure of current Vice President of Finance and Administration Mike Frandsen set for July 1, the College announced last week that Dr. Alan Norton will fill the position as interim vice president until administrators select a permanent replacement. Norton has considerable experience working...

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