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General Zinni Speaks in Finney to Student Opposition

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor
March 11, 2011
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

General Anthony Zinni, retired four-star General in the United States Marine Corps and a former Commander-in-Chief of U.S. Central Command as well as current chairman of the board for BAE Systems, an aerospace company, spoke in Finney Chapel yesterday. His lecture focused on leadership strategies drawn...

Off the Cuff: Anthony C. Zinni, Retired Four-Star General, Author

Ian Seeley, Managing Editor
March 11, 2011
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

What is the greatest military threat to the United States today and how should the U.S. address this threat? Well, I think there may be a couple. I would still say, despite the end of the Cold War and the belief that maybe we were reversing weapons of mass destruction, I still think proliferation is...

Weeklong Events Bring Slow Food Awareness to Campus

Liv Combe, News Editor
March 11, 2011
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Over the course of this coming week, March 7-12, Oberlin will host a wide variety of students, organizations, staff and community members focusing on one of the more unifying aspects of human culture: food. Food Committee Co-Chairs College junior Erin Swenson-Klatt and College senior Julia Munson...

Workshop as Forum for DREAM Act Activists

Jessica Lam
March 11, 2011
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

As a part of Immigration Action Now week, the Asian American Alliance hosted a workshop on civil disobedience with two immigration reform activists, Adam Kuranishi of the Immigrant Youth Justice League in Chicago and Mohammad Abdollahi of DreamActivist.org. Abdollahi began by sharing his story of...

New Members Address Effectiveness of Senate

Julia Herbst
March 11, 2011
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

On Sunday, March 13, Student Senate will host a panel called “What does Senate do?” in an attempt to educate the student body about Senate’s purpose, goals and past achievements. This comes in the face of criticism, as many students are currently questioning the very effectiveness of the Senate....

Old Barrows Survives Another Year Despite Threats of Closing

Caroline Hui, Staff Writer
March 11, 2011
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Old Barrows co-op will remain open next year, according to an email from the Oberlin Student Cooperative Association to Old Barrows members on March 4. The College had planned to replace Old Barrows — affectionately called “Old B” by its members — with a co-op in the language maze next fall....

Forensics Team Heads to Nationals

Forensics Team Heads to Nationals

Carmelita Rosner, Staff Writer
March 11, 2011
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

In addition to the sports teams and individual athletes, the Forensics team — Oberlin’s debate squad — will join the ranks of those heading to Nationals. Created three years ago, the Forensics team has about a dozen members, half of whom actively take part in the debate tournaments. Three members...

Savage Refutes Accusations of Prejudice

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor
March 4, 2011
Filed under Campus News, Community News, Features, NEWS

Dan Savage, founder of the It Gets Better Project and author of sex column “Savage Love,” gave what he referred to as the “spacey Theraflu version of his speech” to a crowd of students Thursday in Finney Chapel amidst concern from some student LGBTQ activists. The It Gets Better Project bega...

Students Protest Senate Bill 5 in Wilder Bowl

Jessica Lam, Staff Writer
March 4, 2011
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

With chants of “Kill the bill” and “I say budget, you say bullshit,” a march for solidarity with the unions to be affected by Senate Bill 5, along with a discussion panel with several faculty members from the politics department and the president of OCOPE, took place on Monday in Wilder Bowl. S.B....

Security Report: Feb. 24 – March 1, 2011

Staff
March 4, 2011
Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Feb. 24 4:01 a.m. Officers and the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm on the third floor of Dascomb Hall. The alarm was activated by smoke from burnt popcorn. The area was cleared and the alarm reset. 6:36 p.m. Officers and the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire ala...

OSCA No Longer Allowed to Serve Leftovers

Ian Seeley, Managing Editor
March 4, 2011
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

On March 1, the Lorain County General Health District denied the Oberlin Student Cooperative Association’s application to continue functioning as a licensed risk level IV food service operation. OSCA will now operate as a risk level III operation instead. In practical terms, this means that...

Steinem Speaks on Forty Years of Feminism

Beatrice Rothbaum, Editor-In-Chief
March 4, 2011
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Gloria Steinem arrived in Oberlin in style on Wednesday, urging students toward direct action and offering aspiring activists, organizers and those hungry for change a glimpse of what half a century of relentless advocacy and activism could accomplish. On Wednesday night, Steinem delivered the second...

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