The Oberlin Review

Security Notebook

April 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Security Report

Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:51 p.m. A student reported the theft of their bicycle from the sheltered area at the Firelands Apartment Building. The bicycle was secured to itself at the time of the theft. 5:13 p.m. A student reported a missing scientific calculator from the computer lab in the Science C...

SFC Pivots to Ad-Hoc Fund After Board Rejects Fee Increase

Roman Broszkowski, News Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Board of Trustees rejected the Student Senate’s proposal to increase the student activity fee by $63 per semester next fiscal year. The decision — made at a March 22 board meeting — also called for the Student Finance Committee to repropose the fee raise when the board begins discussions f...

NLRB Sides With OCOPE in Suit Against College

NLRB Sides With OCOPE in Suit Against College

Sydney Allen, News Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Oberlin College Office and Professional Employees union recently won a suit against the College with the National Labor Relations Board. The charges, filed in January, claimed that the College violated their mutually agreed-upon collective bargaining agreement by placing temporary workers, who make $14 ...

Unionized Staff Cuts Follow Dascomb Closure

Unionized Staff Cuts Follow Dascomb Closure

Melissa Harris, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

Campus dining staff first learned of Dascomb Dining Hall’s impending closure at President Carmen Ambar’s respective financial presentation. Currently, 19 members of the United Auto Workers — the union that represents Campus Dining Services, custodial, and facilities staff — work in Dascomb, i...

Stevens Strategy Presents to General Faculty Amid Controversy

Sydney Allen, News Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

Editor’s Note: A revised version of the letter mentioned in this article is filed under Letters to the Editors. It can be found online at the following link: https://wp.me/p4BnSC-4ak Stevens Strategy, the academic consulting firm President Carmen Ambar tapped to lead the upcoming Administrative an...

Law Scholars Program Suspended for 2018–2019

Tess Joosse, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Features, NEWS

The Oberlin Law Scholars Program — a year-long program intended to prepare students interested in law with relevant academic and work experience — will not be offered for the 2018–2019 school year, due to the expenditure of the alumni gift that previously funded it. “The Law Scholars Program was funded...

Students Launch First Third World Liberation Conference

Students Launch First Third World Liberation Conference

Gabby Greene, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the People of Color Conference hosted by Third World House in 1993, TWH will host a Third World Liberation Conference tomorrow. The conference will include sessions based in three core subjects: disability justice, immigrants’ rights, and religious diversity, wi...

Feature Photo: Entrepeneurship Club Celebrates Health, Mind

Feature Photo: Entrepeneurship Club Celebrates Health, Mind

Sydney Allen, News Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Pre-med advisor Lynne Bianchi introduces panelists at the first of three “Innovation Talks” sponsored by the Entrepreneurship Club in the Science Center Atrium Thursday. The talk was about “Healing the Mind and Body” and discussed innovation in the health and well-being sectors. The talk was ...

Off the Cuff with Asef Bayat, Sociology, Middle Eastern Studies Professor

Simon Idelson, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Asef Bayat, originally from Iran, is Professor of Sociology, Middle Eastern Studies and is the Catherine and Bruce Baistain Professor of Global and Transnational Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Bayat completed his B.A. in Politics from the University of Tehran in 1977, and Ph....

Security Notebook

April 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, April 5, 2018 1:30 p.m. A student reported the theft of their bicycle from the west end of Bibbins Hall. The bicycle is a dark blue Trek mountain bike and was secured to itself at the time of theft. Friday, April 6, 2018 2:47 p.m. Staff reported vandalism in the Robertson Hall section o...

Consent Month Reframes Sexual Conduct

Consent Month Reframes Sexual Conduct

Sydney Allen, News Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Editor’s Note: This article contains mentions of sexual assualt, violence, and misconduct. Oberlin’s first official Consent Month debuts this April marking a collaborative effort between the Oberlin’s Office of Title IX, the student group Preventing and Responding to Sexual Misconduct, the Sexual Infor...

Off The Cuff: John Elder and Steve Hammond

Off The Cuff: John Elder and Steve Hammond

Sydney Allen and Hannah Robinson

April 6, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

John Elder and Steve Hammond are co-founders of the group Citizens for Safe and Sustainable Energy, an environmental group that has been working to fight the NEXUS pipeline and advocate for Oberlin’s Community Bill of Rights. Hammond is also the Pastor for Oberlin’s Peace Community Church. The grou...

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