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The Oberlin Review

Eight Seniors Receive Shansi Grants

Carmelita Rosner, Staff Writer

April 15, 2011


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Following graduation this May, Oberlin seniors Claire McGregor, Joseph Campbell, Skylar Sweetman, Jazmin Guerrero, Zoe McLaughlin, Sara Kadi, Peter Edmondson and Matthew Furda will each be spending two years in Asia as the most recent batch of Shansi fellows. Shansi gave these Fellowship recipients...

Drag Ball: The Show Went On

Drag Ball: The Show Went On

John Light, Editor-In-Chief

April 15, 2011


Filed under ARTS, Campus News, NEWS

Early on Friday, April 8, President of the Drag Ball Committee and College senior Hunter O’Neill received an e-mail from City of Oberlin Fire Marshal Dennis Kirin informing him that he had limited Drag Ball attendance to 280 people: 100 in the ’Sco and 180 in DeCafé. “The minute I saw this information,...

Off the Cuff with Kathleen DeBoer, “Gotta Job Yet?!” Panelist

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor

April 15, 2011


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

The OECD has a long and interesting history, starting with the overseeing of the Marshall Plan after WWII. Can you explain its purpose then and how it’s evolved until now? If you’re familiar with George Marshall’s speech, you know that Europe needed to be rebuilt after WWII. I overheard some...

Student Senate Discusses Plans for Community in 2025

Erica Reyes, Staff Writer

April 15, 2011


Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

On Monday, Student Senate met with Cheri Ryan and Lizette Torres of the Public Services Institute to discuss the city of Oberlin’s 2025 Strategic Plan, which is made up of the city’s ideas for improvements for matters ranging from energy efficiency to storm water management. Ryan and Torres, Field...

Send Silence Packing Brings Suicide Awareness to Campus

Max Anzilotti, Staff Writer

April 15, 2011


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Eleven hundred backpacks, representing the approximate number of college students whose lives are lost to suicide each year, were displayed in the Science Center on Monday as part of Send Silence Packing, a traveling exhibit that aims to promote dialogue and decrease the incidence of student suicide. Active...

The Role of Religion in a Secular Bubble: A Two-Part Feature

Julia Herbst

April 15, 2011


Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

As a school with a diverse religious and spiritual population and a long religious history, questions about how the administration does and should manage religious life are cause for much discussion. This debate is especially active in recent years due to the creation of the Office of Religious and Spiritual...

In Their Own Words: Experiences of Obies in Japan

Liv Combe, News Editor

April 15, 2011


Filed under Community News, NEWS

When the magnitude nine earthquake struck Japan on March 11, the ensuing tsunami and disasters brought international attention to the country. As the death toll continued to rise, Dean of Study Away Ellen Sayles had to decide whether or not Oberlin students in Japan would have to cut short their time...

Friendship Day Held to Promote Global Peace

Julia Herbst

April 6, 2011


Filed under Community News, NEWS

This Friday marks Oberlin’s second annual Friendship Day, a festival developed through collaboration between the Religion department and the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life. “Basically, the idea of Friendship Day is to create a kind of ritual for looking at friendship,” said the ...

Security Report: March 17 – March 23, 2011

Staff

April 6, 2011


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, March 17 10:30 a.m. Custodial staff reported a burning odor in Langston Hall. Officers found a student burning incense on the second floor. The incense and holder were confiscated and the student was advised of College incense policies. 11:25 a.m. A student reported the theft of a sweat...

Eric Estes Named Dean of Student Life and Services

Liv Combe, News Editor

April 6, 2011


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

On March 25, Eric Estes was appointed to take over the position of Dean of Student Life and Services. Current Dean Linda Gates, who has held the position for six years, will be retiring, and Estes’s appointment will take effect on July 1 of this year. During a five-month long search that led up...

Free Store Fourth Birthday Party Draws Crowd

Max Anzilotti, Staff Writer

April 6, 2011


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

When a Free Store throws a party, one expects to get free stuff. There certainly was plenty of it at the Free Store’s fourth birthday party, which was held in the store itself — a small room in the Asia House basement — on Wednesday, March 23. The music was free. The cupcakes were free. So were...

Oberlin President Travels on Burning Plane, Survives

John Light, Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2011


Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

On March 17, many students were getting ready for midterms the following week and finalizing their plans for spring break. College President Marvin Krislov was some 200 miles south-east, napping on a Continental Airlines jet headed to Baltimore to attend an event hosted by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake,...

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