The Oberlin Review

Democratic Candidate for Secretary of State Visits Oberlin

Democratic Candidate for Secretary of State Visits Oberlin

Gabby Greene, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Democratic candidate for Ohio Secretary of State Kathleen Clyde visited campus Monday afternoon to present her platform and answer student questions in Wilder Hall. Clyde spoke on her commitment to voters’ rights and reform, as well as women’s and workers’ rights. The question and answer session, ho...

Rebecca Vazquez-Skillings Named VP Finance, Administration

Rebecca Vazquez-Skillings Named VP Finance, Administration

Sydney Allen, News Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Rebecca Vazquez-Skillings, the current vice president of Business Affairs at Otterbein University, was named Oberlin’s new vice president of Finance and Administration last week, pending the approval of the Board of Trustees during their June meeting. If the board approves, she will officially take over Jul...

Safety and Security, Student Health Will Move to Dascomb

Safety and Security, Student Health Will Move to Dascomb

Gabby Greene, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Students returning to campus this fall should expect to see a new Office of Safety and Security and new Health Services Center housed in Dascomb Hall. With the closing of the dining hall, renovations to the space are expected to begin after commencement. Last year, Safety and Security officers expressed...

OTC: Tyrone Wicks, S & S Officer

OTC: Tyrone Wicks, S & S Officer

Lila Michaels, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Tyrone Wicks is an officer with the Oberlin College Office of Safety and Security. He has been in his position for just over a year. The Review sat down with Wicks to discuss the highlights and challenges of his job and what it’s like to be a Safety and Security officer on campus. This interview has been edited for...

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 ...

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