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Senate Urges Trustees to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Student Senate

May 1, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS, Student Senate

Student Senate unanimously approved this letter on Thursday, April 30, 2015. To the trustees of Oberlin College: Whereas: In June of 2014, the Board approved the Divestment Resolution, permitting students to submit proposals regarding the investment of the College endowment; In March 2015, a proposal was submi...

Public Censure

Student Senate

April 18, 2015


Filed under OPINIONS, Student Senate

Senator Ty Wagner has been found to be repeatedly absent from working group meetings, late and absent from plenary meetings of the Student Senate and in non-compliance with Student Finance Committee-stipulated time card requirements. Senator’s failure to perform necessary duties will not be tolerated...

February Senate Update

Machmud Makhmudov and Megs Bautista

March 13, 2015


Filed under OPINIONS, Student Senate

Student Senate has started off the semester diligently working on making the grass visible again; we’re glad to say that we’ve finally succeeded. You’re welcome. This rapid improvement in our efficiency is in no small part due to the election of seven new senators — all of whom were chosen in...

Student Senate Censure Announcement

Student Senate

February 27, 2015


Filed under OPINIONS, Student Senate

Senator Zachery Crowell has been found to be repeatedly absent from meetings of the General Faculty and late to plenary meetings of the Student Senate. Senators’ failure to perform necessary duties will not be tolerated by the Oberlin College Student Senate.

Student Senate December Update

Machmud Makhmudov, Student Senator

December 5, 2014


Filed under Columns, OPINIONS, Student Senate

Last month, Student Senate engaged in a variety of unique projects in addition to its regular duties. On Nov. 19, Senate hosted a forum discussion to explore the issue of student hunger during term breaks. Given that many students do not have the resources to return home during fall, winter or spring...

Student Senator Provides Information on Laundry Price Increases

Nicholas Olson, Student Senator

December 5, 2014


Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS, Student Senate

To the Editors: It is no secret that the cost of higher education is rising overall, and with this trend of price increases, little fees or costs for services rise slightly as well. Students frequently express concern about the lack of transparency around these increases and wonder what their money...

Student Senators Call for Financial Aid Transparency, Engagement

Jordan Ecker and Ty Wagner

November 21, 2014


Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS, Student Senate

Oberlin College Student Senate is committed to investigating Oberlin’s finances by gathering as much information as possible, synthesizing this information so that students can engage with it, creating discussions about Oberlin’s financial direction particularly involving financial aid and making...

Senate Working Groups Continue Improvements

Machmud Makhmudov

November 7, 2014


Filed under OPINIONS, Student Senate

Student Senate has seen a busy semester thus far, electing 15 senators and pursuing a variety of diverse projects. With only two of these 15 new senators having previously served on Senate, the group collectively provides a fresh perspective on improving the student experience at Oberlin. We are dedicated...

Senate Elections – Candidate Statements

September 19, 2014


Filed under OPINIONS, Student Senate

Student Senate elections will take place online starting Saturday, Sept. 20 at noon, and polls will remain open until 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25. Students will have the opportunity to meet Senate candidates and ask questions from 7–8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 22, in the lobby of Dascomb Hall. St...

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