The Oberlin Review

Security Report: April 7 – April 13, 2011

Staff

April 22, 2011


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, April 7 2:47 p.m. A resident of Langston Hall reported the theft of a Wii console, sensor bar, power cables, a Wiimote and nunchuck from his room sometime over Spring break. Estimated value of the missing items is $300. 8:47 p.m. Officers and Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire al...

Slanderous Graffiti Enrages Students, Draws Attention of Administration

Erica Reyes, Staff Writer

April 22, 2011


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

On Sunday, April 17, Safety and Security was alerted to graffiti spray-painted on the exterior south side of Dascomb Hall that combined a racial and a homophobic slur. A student claimed responsibility late Monday night, confessing in an e-mail to Student Senate. The student met with a Student Senate...

Oberlin Alum Gives Talk on Chemical Detective Work

Veronica Burnham, Staff Writer

April 22, 2011


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

This past Wednesday, the College welcomed back one of its esteemed alumnae for a talk on the interdisciplinary nature of art history and art conservation. Claire Barry, OC ’77, came as a part of the Blumeno Lecture Series, which aims to bring speakers to campus to lecture on the overlap of chem...

Student Organization of the Week: Exhibition Initiative

Carmelita Rosner, Staff Writer

April 22, 2011


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Toward the end of the 2010 Winter Term, College seniors Anna Poe-Kest and Martha Moldovan were brainstorming ways to gain experience in art curation before they graduated. They decided on the Exhibition Initiative. The Exhibition Initiative, which now boasts upwards of 20 members, focuses on holding...

The Role of Religion in a Secular Bubble: Part 2

Julia Herbst

April 22, 2011


Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

While the specifics of each student’s situation vary, being religious at Oberlin can be a challenging and even isolating experience for many. Presidential scholar of Islam Jafar Mahallati has seen this isolation manifest in Muslim students soon after their arrival on campus. “In my conv...

Security Report: March 31 – April 6

Staff

April 15, 2011


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, March 31 12:27 a.m. Officers and the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at South Hall. Smoke from burnt food activated the alarm, which was silenced and reset. Friday, April 1 10:21 a.m. A staff member reported vandalism in the lobby of South Hall. Officers responded...

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...

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