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Paul Sidhu, Dave’s Cosmic Subs

Paul Sidhu, Dave’s Cosmic Subs

Sydney Allen, News Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Paul Sidhu, 29, is the owner of the Oberlin branch of Dave’s Cosmic Subs, a sandwich restaurant franchise founded in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, by Dave Lombardy in 1997. Sidhu, a Cleveland native, launched a “soft opening” of the restaurant last Saturday to a high influx of College and community members. Th...

Staffing Shortage Creates Inequality

Staffing Shortage Creates Inequality

Sydney Allen, News Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

After Chair of the Board of Trustees Chris Canavan’s June email announcing this year’s budgetary deficit — including a drop in admissions, a five percent budgetary reduction, and a faculty salary freeze — many academic departments are preparing to weather another bout of budget restraints an...

College to Introduce Shuttle Service

Lila Michaels

September 15, 2017


Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories, Uncategorized

The Division of Student Life in the Dean of Students Office will offer a new shuttle service to various locations on and off campus this fall in an effort to create a more accessible campus and enhance the student experience. The service will launch Monday, Oct. 2, and will run from 8 a.m. to noon on...

Surveys Help Find Ways to Improve Student Life

Surveys Help Find Ways to Improve Student Life

Kate Fishman

September 15, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

With a significant dip in student enrollment and retention this academic year, the administration began emailing students and faculty survey questions in an effort to holistically improve the Oberlin experience. The data from the surveys have indicated that housing, communication, and sexual consent aware...

News Brief: Graduate Accused of Quadruple Homicide

Alexis Dill, News Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Editor’s Note: This article contains mentions of violent homicide. During business hours, students can contact the Counseling Center at (440) 775-8470, the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life at (440) 775-8103, the Dean of Students Office at (440) 775-8462, and the Conservatory Dean’s Office ...

Trustees Postpone Student Rep. Vote

Trustees Postpone Student Rep. Vote

Sydney Allen, News Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Student senators are facing an uncertain start to the fall semester as they persist in their battle to get a student representative on the Board of Trustees. The board tabled the vote over potential student trustees during their June quarterly board meeting, postponing the vote to their Oct. 5–7 me...

Security Notebook

September 15, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 12:19 p.m. A student reported the theft of their bicycle July 10 from an unknown location on campus. The bicycle is registered, and valued at $200. 6:37 p.m. Safety and Security officers assisted a student who fell off their bike in front of the King Building. The student was...

Melvin Briggs, León Pescador, New Student Senators

Melvin Briggs, León Pescador, New Student Senators

Sydney Allen, News Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

León Pescador and Melvin Briggs were recently elected as student senators, winning in a pool of 23 candidates. They are entering Senate as the Board of Trustees is considering incorporating a student trustee, the College faces a financial crisis, and a new president takes over. Briggs is a sophomore from ...

Feature Photo: Community Stands for DACA

Feature Photo: Community Stands for DACA

Sydney Allen, News Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

Pictured is College senior Zury Gutierrez giving a speech at the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals vigil Tuesday evening in Tappan Square, an event arranged after President Trump announced he would rescind former President Obama’s DACA, which allowed the children of undocumented immigrants to...

Enrollment Drop Creates Financial Shortfall

Sydney Allen and Alexis Dill

September 8, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Oberlin College is looking at a $5 million deficit heading into the 2017–18 academic year due to an unexpected drop in admissions. This not only strains budgets for the upcoming fiscal year, but also points toward a much larger budgetary issue that has been brewing under the surface for years. Newly...

City Manager Makes Final Pick for New Police Chief

Anna Kozler

September 8, 2017


Filed under Community News, NEWS

Elyria Police Sergeant Clarence “Ryan” Warfield was selected as Oberlin’s new police chief last week, filling the vacancy left by former Chief Juan Torres. Oberlin City Manager Rob Hillard helmed the search that began after Torres’ resignation in December. The final decision was made Aug. 29...

Administration Revives Research Status

Administration Revives Research Status

Nathan Carpenter, Opinions Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Research Status, a program that awards grants to Oberlin Faculty, giving them the opportunity to conduct research on a full-time basis for a period of up to one year, is being reinstated in a more limited form this semester. The decision comes after a controversial announcement last semester that the Rese...

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