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Student Senate Pivots in Favor of Activism

Student Senate Pivots in Favor of Activism

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
February 17
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

As a group of newly elected representatives settle in, Student Senate is increasingly embracing its institutional influence and activist sentiments — a shift from just a few years ago when student interest and participation in Senate was at a low. Last week’s Senate election brought 25 students...

Off the Cuff: Zoé Samudzi, Medical Sociology Ph.D. Candidate

Off the Cuff: Zoé Samudzi, Medical Sociology Ph.D. Candidate

Louis Krauss, News Editor
February 17
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Zoé Samudzi is a Medical Sociology Ph.D. student at the University of California, San Francisco, where she specializes in issues related to transgender people’s impediments to receiving adequate health care. Aside from policies and oppression related to transgender people, Samudzi has also conducted res...

Security Report

February 17
Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Security Report

Security Advisory A resident of Huron, Ohio, David K. Schindley, has been arrested on suspicion of spying on and recording cell-phone video of Oberlin College residential buildings as well as other residencies in the area from January and early February. According to the Clery Timely Warning Notice i...

Administrators, Unions at Odds on Cuts

Administrators, Unions at Odds on Cuts

Melissa Harris and Eliza Guinn
February 10
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

In the aftermath of the College’s campus-wide staff buyout program, custodians, administrative assistants and Campus Dining Service workers face insecurity and have voiced concern over the continual elimination of staff positions and potential work overload. Last spring, the administration created...

Agave to Reopen Under New Ownership

Agave to Reopen Under New Ownership

Alexis Dill
February 10
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The doors of Agave Burrito Bar & Tequilaria will swing open later this month when the downtown staple returns under new management. On Jan. 25, Nikki and Jon Stipp purchased Agave from previous owner Joe Waltzer, OC ’98, who has owned the restaurant since 2003. Waltzer said he was ready to move...

Community, Council Mulls Divisive Renewable Energy Credits

Community, Council Mulls Divisive Renewable Energy Credits

Olive Sherman
February 10
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Oberlin residents will now get to decide for themselves how their share of the city’s Renewable Energy Credits should be spent. Following a divisive resolution made last August to redistribute 85 percent of the $2.6 million the city earned in Renewable Energy Credits to the city’s ratepayers,...

Former Student-Athlete Faces Felony Charges

Louis Krauss, News Editor
February 10
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Former College student-athlete Hannah Tyburski is facing felony charges for her involvement in a 2015 murder case that resulted in the death of her older sister. Hannah was in the midst of her spring semester of sophomore year in 2015 when her mother, Janet Tyburski, was charged with suffocating her...

National Political Climate Inspires Push for Legal Aid

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
February 10
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Student senators are campaigning for the College to provide free legal aid to students who need it by fall 2017. The push by Senate began in fall 2015 but has recently gained increased urgency with the Gibson’s Bakery arrests and Trump’s immigration plans highlighting the need for litigation services...

Security Report

February 10
Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Security Report

Friday, Feb. 3 12:58 p.m. Safety and Security officers and members of the Oberlin Police Department responded to a motor vehicle accident in the Stevenson Dining Hall parking lot. There were no injuries. Insurance information was exchanged between drivers. 9:31 p.m. Officers responded to a complaint of...

Remembering Oberlin Artist Harley, Founder of Terra Candella

Remembering Oberlin Artist Harley, Founder of Terra Candella

Tristan Francis and Mushim Ikeka-Nash
February 10
Filed under Community News, NEWS

“I am, above all else, a passionate and lifelong student of Art.” – Harley October 15, 1940 – January 10, 2017 If they happened to be taking a late-night walk during the late ’70s, Oberlin residents might glimpse a bearded figure with a cigar jutting from his mouth, moving about in the bri...

Off the Cuff: Michael M. Lederman, Professor of Medicine

Off the Cuff: Michael M. Lederman, Professor of Medicine

Melissa Harris, News Editor
February 10
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Dr. Michael M. Lederman is the Scott R. Inkley Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals/Case Medical Center where he is also a professor of biomedical ethics, pathology, microbiology and molecular biology. He is a member of the American Ass...

Officials Reaffirm City’s Sanctuary Status

Officials Reaffirm City’s Sanctuary Status

Melissa Harris, News Editor
February 3
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

In light of President Donald Trump’s executive actions to defund sanctuary cities and bar refugees from seven majority-Muslim countries last week, the city of Oberlin has committed itself to protecting its immigrant and refugee population. Both City Council and community members expressed disdain...

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