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Students, CDS Workers Protest Bon Appétit

Students, CDS Workers Protest Bon Appétit

Melissa Harris, News editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Dining halls across campus were unusually empty Monday as hundreds boycotted Bon Appétit Management Company to stand in solidarity with Campus Dining Services staff. The protest, initiated by the Student Labor Action Coalition, aimed to push the College to separate from Bon Appétit and switch to a s...

Krislov’s Legacy: A Retrospective

Krislov’s Legacy: A Retrospective

Tyler Sloan and Oliver Bok

May 5, 2017


Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Fourteenth President Marvin Krislov departs from Oberlin this semester after a decade at the College to head Pace University in New York City. His legacy reflects the complex reality of leading a small liberal arts institution for many years, with an early honeymoon period followed by ongoing internal conf...

Grand Jury Produces Felony Charges in Gibson’s Case

Louis Krauss, News editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under Community News, NEWS

The three students involved in November’s altercation at Gibson’s Bakery have received robbery felony charges in the aftermath of last Wednesday’s grand jury hearing. College sophomores Cecelia Whettstone and Endia Lawrence were originally charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly attacking...

Parents Question School Board’s Expenses

Parents Question School Board’s Expenses

Sydney Allen, Production editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under Community News, NEWS

The Oberlin City School Board will launch an investigation into potentially inflated school bus repair costs after local parents accused the board of spending an estimated excess of $1 million over the past 10 years. The revelation comes after the board’s February decision to end bussing to Lake Ridge...

Julio Reyes, Latinx Student Life Coordinator

Julio Reyes, Latinx Student Life Coordinator

Melissa Harris, News editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Julio Reyes is the Latinx Student Life Coordinator, assistant director of Student Outreach and Success and program director of the Undocumented Student Initiatives. Reyes graduated from Brown University in 2012 with degrees in Sociology and Portuguese & Brazilian Studies. Later employed at Brown, Reyes ...

Security Report

May 5, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, April 27 12:23 a.m. A Safety and Security officer putting away equipment after a fire call burned their hand on a hot exhaust fan. The officer was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. 11:50 a.m. A student reported the possible misuse of their credit card. Members of the Ober...

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...

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