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Krislov Outlines College Sanctuary Policies

Melissa Harris, Production Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

President Marvin Krislov detailed how the College plans to serve its undocumented students in an email sent to students, faculty and staff last Thursday. The announcement follows efforts to make the College a sanctuary campus in anticipation of President-elect Donald Trump enacting draconian immigration-law...

Trustees Decline to Add Student Representative

Trustees Decline to Add Student Representative

Oliver Bok, News Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Student Senate’s dream of having a student representative at Board of Trustees meetings may have ended Tuesday after trustees rejected the group’s proposal. “The board very much values engagement with students, and we believe Oberlin can be strengthened by all of us understanding better all...

Off the Cuff: Rob Hillard, City Manager

Off the Cuff: Rob Hillard, City Manager

Oliver Bok, News Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Rob Hillard began his job as Oberlin’s new city manager Monday. In his new position, Hillard will run the city administration and make recommendations to City Council. Hillard served as the city manager for Allegan, MI, from 2005 to 2016. Previously, he worked as the city manager for Yellow Springs, Ohi...

Frustration Grows Over Implementation Committee’s Effectiveness

Eliza Guinn, Staff Writer
December 9, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Tensions have flared over stagnant progress within the Strategic Plan Implementation Committees over the last few weeks. Comparative American Studies Associate Professor Shelley Lee was on the Committee for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, but reportedly resigned due to frustration with the committee....

Security Report

December 9, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Security Report

Thursday, Dec. 1
 10:25 a.m. Safety and Security officers were requested to assist an ill student in Dascomb Hall. The student was taken in an ambulance to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. 12 p.m. Staff at the Science Center reported graffiti on the west side of the building. An obscenity was...

Local Arrest Raises Police Bias Concerns

Local Arrest Raises Police Bias Concerns

Louis Krauss, News Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

In response to the arrest of Oberlin resident Brae Chamberlin, 21, students silently protested outside the Oberlin Police station Nov. 22, claiming local police acted with racial bias when arresting him. Chamberlin, who is Black, and Justin Montique, 23, were skateboarding in the street in front of...

Regulators Move Forward with NEXUS Pipeline

Oliver Bok, News Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

A new pipeline that would carry natural gas directly through Oberlin has received a stamp of approval from regulators in spite of local opposition. Staffers at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recommended regulatory approval for the NEXUS pipeline, a controversial proposed natural gas conduit...

College to Eliminate Dean of Studies Office

College to Eliminate Dean of Studies Office

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

In an effort to consolidate and restructure offices on campus, administrators have decided to eliminate the Dean of Studies Office. The decision is part of the Strategic Plan’s implementation and efforts to create a more streamlined and helpful advising system. The Strategic Plan stipulates that...

Students Continue Push for Health Center to Relocate

Students Continue Push for Health Center to Relocate

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Members of the Student Health Working Group and Student Senate are pushing for the relocation of the Student Health Center and Counseling Center on the capital planning agenda. The request comes on the heels of a petition released by Student Senate’s Student Health Working Group last April that garnered...

Feature Photo: Krislov Announces Sanctuary Campus Status

Feature Photo: Krislov Announces Sanctuary Campus Status

Oliver Bok, News Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Students gather around the front steps of Wilder Hall Nov. 16, calling for Oberlin College to become a sanctuary campus. President Krislov responded in an email to the community Thursday and committed to meeting all demonstrated financial need for admitted students and not taking immigration statu...

Off the Cuff: Theodore M. Shaw, Civil Rights Lawyer

Off the Cuff: Theodore M. Shaw, Civil Rights Lawyer

Oliver Bok, News Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Theodore M. Shaw is the director of the Center for Civil Rights and the Julius L. Chambers Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina School of Law at Chapel Hill. He previously served as the fifth director-counsel and president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored Peo...

Security Report

December 2, 2016
Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Security Report

Thursday, Nov. 24 3:49 p.m. A Safety and Security officer on routine patrol noticed the roof hatch open on Johnson House. Upon checking the area, the officer found that the door leading to the roof hatch was unlocked and clothing was on the doorknob. No one was found in the area. A work order was fil...

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