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Feature Photo: Alvin Rosenfeld Warns of Modern Anti-Semitism in Talk

Feature Photo: Alvin Rosenfeld Warns of Modern Anti-Semitism in Talk

Louis Krauss, News Editor
November 4
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Alvin Rosenfeld, an English and Jewish Studies professor at Indiana University, delivered a talk in Dye Lecture Hall Monday about how anti-Semitism manifests in today’s world. The talk, titled “The Longest Hatred Renewed,” examined various contributors to the issue, such as anti-Zionis...

Security Report

November 4
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Thursday, Oct. 27 12:31 a.m. Safety and Security officers assisted an intoxicated student at Barrows Hall. The student declined medical treatment at the time. The student’s roommate said they would be in the room for the remainder of the night and would call if necessary. 1:04 a.m. Officers and me...

Off the Cuff: Anthony Ocampo, Ph.D., Sociologist

Off the Cuff: Anthony Ocampo, Ph.D., Sociologist

Melissa Harris, Production Editor
November 4
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Anthony Ocampo, Ph.D., is a sociologist who focuses on immigration, race and LGBTQ issues. He is the Assistant Professor of Sociology at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and is a Ford Foundation Fellow. He wrote e Latinos of Asia: How Filipino Americans Break the Rules of Rac...

Council Chooses Hillard for City Manager

Council Chooses Hillard for City Manager

Eliza Guinn, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

After months of uncertainty surrounding Oberlin’s lack of a permanent city manager, City Council unanimously selected Robert Hillard to fill the position Thursday evening. Hillard was previously the city manager for Allegan, MI, where he served from 2005–2016. The pick comes as a bit o...

Committee Forms to Begin Presidential Search

Louis Krauss, News Editor
October 28
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The College will soon finalize the members of the Presidential Search Committee, which will eventually select the replacement for current President Marvin Krislov. After announcing the six trustees on the committee Oct. 10, elections were held for five additional representatives, one from e...

Campaigns Vie for Lorain Votes

Campaigns Vie for Lorain Votes

Sydney Allen, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

As a battleground county in a swing state, Lorain County will play a critical role in the bitter struggle to decide the next president Nov. 8. Both the Republican and Democratic campaigns have headquarters downtown in the City of Lorain, in addition to a Hillary for Ohio base here in Oberli...

Feature Photo: Truck Overturns Thursday Morning

Feature Photo: Truck Overturns Thursday Morning

Louis Krauss, News Editor
October 28
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

A large garbage truck took a spill on its way to the Lorain County Landfill Thursday morning as it turned onto East Lorain Street, resulting in a massive pile of garbage on the street and sidewalk beside the Allen Memorial Art Museum. The accident forced police to temporarily close the road off, and...

Feature Photo: National Academy of Sciences Symposium

Feature Photo: National Academy of Sciences Symposium

Oliver Bok, News Editor
October 28
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Professor of Psychology Meghan Morean introduces her research at the beginning of the panel discussion for the National Academy of Sciences Reunion and Symposium on Thursday night. The symposium features 12 alumni who are members of the National Academy of Sciences. Today the symposium will have several...

Burglars Rob Lorenzo’s Twice

Oliver Bok, News Editor
October 28
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

When Lorenzo’s Pizzeria owner Larry Cariglio went to use his generator for a catering job on the morning of Oct. 15, he had a problem — the generator wasn’t there. Sometime between Friday at midnight and Saturday morning, someone walked into the pizzeria’s unlocked storage shed and stole the...

Off the Cuff: Eboo Patel, President of Interfaith Youth Core

Off the Cuff: Eboo Patel, President of Interfaith Youth Core

Oliver Bok, News Editor
October 28
Filed under Features, NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Eboo Patel is the founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, an organization that works to promote interfaith dialogue on college campuses. In 2007, Patel published an autobiography titled Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation, which won the Loui...

Security Report

October 28
Filed under NEWS, Security Report

  Thursday, Oct. 20
 1:33 a.m. Safety and Security officers on routine patrol at Talcott Hall detected an odor of natural gas. Members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded. Columbia Gas personnel and an Oberlin College plumber also responded and found multiple stove burners left on, e...

Students Call for Representatives on Board

Students Call for Representatives on Board

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
October 7
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

As the trustees conclude their first campus visit of the semester, student activists are fighting for a change to College governance: student representatives on the Board of Trustees. Former Student Senate Liaison Jeremy Poe, who announced his resignation this morning, with the support of Student...

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