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Student peruses research related to the COVID-19 pandemic

Faculty Research Psychological and Economic Impacts of COVID-19

Olive Hwang, Production Editor March 12, 2021

One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, many questions remain about the virus itself and its impact on society. To find answers, Oberlin faculty across departments have been leveraging their existing academic...

Security Notebook

March 12, 2021

Thursday, March 4, 2021 3:30 a.m. Officers completed a transport from Mercy Allen Hospital to South Hall at the request of a student. Saturday, March 6, 2021 1:01 a.m. Officers and Oberlin Fire...

Henry Hicks and Jasmine Mitchell

Off The Cuff with Henry Hicks and Jasmine Mitchell, Senate Chairs

Kushagra Kar, Opinions Editor March 10, 2021

College fourth-year Henry Hicks has served as chair of Student Senate since spring 2020. College fourth-year Jasmine Mitchell has been on Senate since fall 2020 and currently serves as the vice chair....

The Conservatory received major backlash this week after publicizing a Black History Month event featuring only white musicians.

After Controversial Flier, Community Calls on Conservatory to Do Better

Katherine MacPhail, Editor-in-Chief March 5, 2021

The Oberlin Conservatory of Music issued an apology last weekend after posting a controversial flier that went viral on Facebook and Instagram. The flier advertised a virtual recital in the Conservatory’s...

The Counseling Center has noted decreased demand for services this semester despite the pandemic.

Despite Pandemic Stressors, Fewer Students Seek Counseling Services

Anisa Curry Vietze, Editor-in-Chief March 5, 2021

Editor’s note: This article contains mentions of mental illness and suicide. In a year marked by isolation, grief, and anxiety over a deadly disease, Oberlin’s Counseling Center expected to see...

Senate Seeks to Adjust 10-Hour Pay Cap

Ella Moxley and Gigi Ewing March 5, 2021

Student Senate is currently in negotiations with the Dean of Students Office to extend a cap on its paid working hours that was implemented at the beginning of the academic year. The 10-hour cap was originally...

19th century sculptor Edmonia Lewis is best known for her representation of Afro-Indigenous subjects.

Edmonia Lewis’ Story Part of a Continuing Culture of Violence Against Black Women

Gigi Ewing, News Editor March 5, 2021

Editor’s note: This article contains mentions of assault and racism. In a Black History Month post on Instagram last week, College third-year Nasirah Fair highlighted the story of the 19th century...

Weekly COVID-19 Update

March 5, 2021

Lorain County Updates Lorain County’s weekly COVID-19 caseload continues to decrease. From Feb. 26 to March 4, the county reported 209 cases and 11 hospitalizations. These numbers follow 234 cases...

Naeem Mohaiemen, Asia House, Oberlin, 1990.

Off the Cuff with Naeem Mohaiemen

Katherine MacPhail and Kushagra Kar March 5, 2021

Naeem Mohaiemen, OC ’93, is a Bangladeshi filmmaker and academic, currently Mellon Teaching Fellow at Columbia University, New York, and Senior Fellow at Lunder Institute of American Art, Maine. He was...

Security Notebook

March 5, 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021 2:43 p.m. Officers, Oberlin Fire Department members, and electricians responded to a water flow alarm on the second floor of Stevenson Dining Hall. There were no signs of...

OSCA will not rent Old Barrows from the College in the 2021–2022 academic year due to low interest expressed in the OSCA lottery.

OSCA Suspends Old Barrows Housing, Brown Bag Co-op in Fall 2021

Gigi Ewing, News Editor February 26, 2021

The Oberlin Student Cooperative Association will not be operating Old Barrows housing co-op or Brown Bag Co-op in the 2021–2022 academic year. This closure is a result of a new rent model introduced...

Langston Middle School students work on a science experiment. The middle school is now offering in-person learning.

K-12 Students Return to the Classroom as Teachers are Vaccinated

Ella Moxley, News Editor February 26, 2021

Teachers in the Oberlin City School District will begin to receive COVID-19 vaccinations today. Although students are already back in the classroom part-time, the district hopes that vaccinations will...

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