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OSCA Pushes for Pausing Aid Changes

OSCA Pushes for Pausing Aid Changes

Melissa Harris, News Editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Oberlin Student Cooperative Associa­tion officers met with administrators today to negotiate the administration’s recent policy changes concerning housing and dining for next academic year. OSCA Presi­dent and College junior Tara Wells said officers’ main goal at the meeting was to have the administration...

$14-Million Hall Annex Renovations to Begin in June

$14-Million Hall Annex Renovations to Begin in June

Oliver Bok, Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Student actors, singers and danc­ers will have a brand new space to per­form in next calendar year, after the City Planning Commission approved a long-awaited renovation and expansion of Hall Annex April 19. The $14-million project includes both a complete renovation of Hall Annex and the addition...

Student Senate Proposes Central Budgeting Committee

Student Senate Proposes Central Budgeting Committee

Sydney Allen, Production Editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Student senators are drafting a proposal to establish a Central Budgeting Commit­tee, a standing group that would include and engage students, faculty and staff in the College’s budgeting decisions. Senate’s Financial Prioritization task force hopes to release the proposal this week to leverage...

County Investigation Delays Gibson’s Trials

County Investigation Delays Gibson’s Trials

Louis Krauss, News Editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The trials for two students charged with assault in the aftermath of last November’s incident at Gibson’s Bakery have been pushed back to May 15 and could lead to additional charges following Wednesday’s grand jury hearing. College sophomores Cecelia Whettstone and En­dia Lawrence were originally...

Off the Cuff: Liz Burgess, Owner of Ginko Gallery

Off the Cuff: Liz Burgess, Owner of Ginko Gallery

Louis Krauss, News Editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Liz Burgess, OC ’73, is the current owner of Ginko Gallery, an art and arts supply store downtown. Burgess opened the shop with two friends after grad­uating from the College in 1973. In addition to art supplies, the shop also features studio space for resident artists and an exhibition room to showcase...

Security Report

April 28, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Security Report

Thursday, April 20 2:27 a.m. Students reported an unknown individual walking out of their Union Street apartment. The Oberlin Police Department responded. Nothing was reported missing or damaged. The area was searched with no results. 2:37 a.m. Students reported an unknown individual, possibly intoxicated, attempti...

College Raises Tuition, Overhauls Room and Board

College Raises Tuition, Overhauls Room and Board

Louis Krauss, News Editor

April 21, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Attending Oberlin College will cost $69,372 next academic year thanks to a 2.8-percent tuition increase announced by outgoing Vice President for Finance and Administration Mike Frandsen via email Tuesday. The email lists significant changes to student dining and housing options that raise minimum...

Administrative Turnover Stalls Plan Implementation

Administrative Turnover Stalls Plan Implementation

Melissa Harris, News Editor

April 21, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

With significant turnover in senior administrative positions at the end of this year, faculty members are navigating different avenues of maintaining the Strategic Plan implementation committees’ goals during a major transitional period. Wednesday's faculty meeting opened with President Marvin Krislov's...

Purchasing Committee Addresses Nike Scandal

Purchasing Committee Addresses Nike Scandal

Sydney Allen, Production Editor

April 21, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The College’s Purchasing Com­mittee is preparing a response to a recent discovery that Nike — one of the school’s largest apparel providers — breached Oberlin’s Sweatshop-Free Apparel Code of Purchasing by buying from factories with unsafe working conditions and failing to permit out­side...

Myers Named Permanent MRC Director, Aims for More Outreach

Myers Named Permanent MRC Director, Aims for More Outreach

Johan Cavert

April 21, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Toni Myers is now the permanent Multicul­tural Resource Center Director after serving as interim director since May. In addition to sup­porting the MRC's goal of creating a welcoming space for students of diverse backgrounds, and identities, Myers hopes to expand the center’s community outreach and...

City Upgrades Alert System, Saves Money

Louis Krauss, News Editor

April 21, 2017


Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

  City Council will save thousands of dollars on the city’s emergency alert system by joining the Lorain County Wireless Emergency Notification System. The city’s alert system allows those who subscribe to re­ceive notifications via text, phone call or email of vari­ous hazards such as...

Off the Cuff: Mindi Kuebler, Activist

Melissa Harris, News Editor

April 21, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

  Mindi Kuebler is the director of the Human Trafficking Collaborative of Lorain County. Kuebler founded HTCLC in 2009 after working as a fo­rensic nurse, specializing as a sexual assault nurse examiner. She runs the HTCLC with her professional partners Shawn Cleveland and Kristi Miller. The...

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