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The Oberlin Review

Illness Afflicts Tank Co-op

Ian Seeley, Managing Editor
February 25, 2011
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Last week, several students in Tank Co-op began reporting flu-like symptoms, prompting the Oberlin Student Cooperative Association to close the co-op for further inspection. In a statement, OSCA President Dylan Rees said, “Those who were ill have made a full recovery, and no additional cases of illness...

Sabo removed from Student Senate

Sabo removed from Student Senate

Caroline Hui, Staff Writer
February 25, 2011
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

College senior Pete Sabo was removed from the Student Senate last week, according to former Senate Liaison Marlo Barrera, College junior. Student Senators adhere to a point system that penalizes them for failure to carry out various responsibilities. Failure to attend a General Faculty meeting, for...

Off the Cuff: Nell Irvin Painter

Carolyn Bick, Staff Writer
February 25, 2011
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

I was wondering about The History of White People. You’ve said before that we’re actually all black. Did I? Yeah. Well, in the sense that we all have African ancestry. The earliest homo sapiens are from Africa, and so everybody’s carrying around little bits of their DNA. If you want to...

Students Rally in Columbus in Support of Union Rights

Elise Shulman-Reed, News Editor
February 25, 2011
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Thousands gathered on Tuesday in Columbus, Ohio, to support public-sector union employees’ right to collective bargaining. Fifty-five Oberlin students made the trek to the state house to join in the protest. Protesters marched to the state capitol where the Legislature held hearings on Senate Bill...

Non-Profits, College, Local Businesses, History Contribute to Downtown Growth

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor
February 25, 2011
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

The East College Street Project has become home to several new businesses in recent months. Although Gary Boyle, City of Oberlin Planning Director, said the city does what it can to make Oberlin attractive to businesses, growth is ultimately in the hands of the private sector. “We set sort of a policy...

SURF: Pence and Heartbeat Attack Abortion and Womens’ Healthcare Access

Carmelita Rosner
February 25, 2011
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Three pieces of legislation have attacked abortion in the past two months. Ohio’s “Heartbeat” Bill, which significantly limits the time frame in which a woman can get an abortion, was introduced by Republican state legislators in February. The Pence Amendment, a national bill which cuts Planned...

Security Report: Feb. 17 – Feb. 22, 2011

Staff
February 25, 2011
Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Feb. 17 1:24 a.m. Officers were requested at Wilder Hall to assist with a student ill from alcohol consumption. The student was not able to walk on her own and was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital by ambulance. 11:30 a.m. A student reported the theft of her bicycle from the porc...

Security Report: Feb. 10 – Feb. 14, 2011

Staff
February 18, 2011
Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Feb. 10 5:33 p.m. Officers and the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm on the second floor of East Hall. The cause of the activation was found to be smoke from burnt food. The area was cleared and the alarm reset. Friday, Feb. 11 12:31 a.m. An officer on routine patrol of Langston Hall, detec...

Waiting for “Superman” Draws Crowd, Criticism From Ohio Educators

Waiting for “Superman” Draws Crowd, Criticism From Ohio Educators

Andrew Willens, News Editor
February 18, 2011
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Over 200 students discussed America’s educational system with President Marvin Krislov and a panel of top Ohio and Oberlin educators after a film screening of Waiting for “Superman” Wednesday night. The screening, which kicked off the Oberlin Young Educators’ Pedagogy Symposium, showcase...

AMP Ohio Scraps Plans to Build Meigs County Gas Plant

Lila Leatherman, News Editor
February 18, 2011
Filed under Community News, NEWS

After years of planning and discussion, American Municipal Power–Ohio has decided not to build its gas-powered power plant in Meigs County, Ohio, choosing instead to buy a gas plant that is currently in construction outside Fremont, Ohio. The city of Oberlin, though a member of AMP, was not scheduled...

Active Minds at Oberlin Responds to Loughner Shooting

Carmelita Rosner
February 18, 2011
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

While Oberlin students were away on Winter Term, 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner of Tucson, AZ shot 19 people, including U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D-Arizona). A few months earlier, he dropped out of college for what many suspected to be mental health issues. Officials at the college recommended...

Community Service Fair Showcases Local Volunteer Opportunities

Eva Sachs, Staff Writer
February 18, 2011
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

This semester, the College continues to live up to its motto of “learning and labor.” On Tuesday, The Science Center was cluttered with tables and people presenting and learning about volunteer organizations. The Community Service Fair, a yearly event put on by the Bonner Center for Service and Learning,...

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