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Old B Kitchen Closes Doors After 40 Years

Old B Kitchen Closes Doors After 40 Years

Jenna Gyimesi
May 5, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

A passerby can often find students sprawled across Old Barrows co-op’s front lawn with makeshift plates and homemade food on the days Oberlin’s erratic weather permits. But pizza night and special meals will soon be a thing of a past for this co-op’s members with the deteriorating kitchen shutt...

Students, CDS Workers Protest Bon Appétit

Students, CDS Workers Protest Bon Appétit

Melissa Harris, News editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Dining halls across campus were unusually empty Monday as hundreds boycotted Bon Appétit Management Company to stand in solidarity with Campus Dining Services staff. The protest, initiated by the Student Labor Action Coalition, aimed to push the College to separate from Bon Appétit and switch to a s...

Tennis Downs Denison at NCACs

Tennis Downs Denison at NCACs

Julie Schreiber, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

Oberlin tennis earned exhilarating back-to-back victories over rival Denison University Big Red, as both the men’s and women’s teams won their Sunday matches to finish third in the North Coast Athletic Conference Championships. The Yeomen made program history with their 5–2 win, beating the Big...

Yeowomen Battle Past Gators in Conference Semis

Yeowomen Battle Past Gators in Conference Semis

James Cato
May 5, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

Hosting their first playoff game since a playoff reformatting in 2003, the Yewomen defeated the Allegheny College Gators 13–8 in the NCAC semifinals Wednesday. With the win, Oberlin punched a ticket to its second conference championship in three years, where they will face the No. 1 seeded Denison...

Sighted: Surprise Sword Dancing

Sighted: Surprise Sword Dancing

Daniel Markus, Arts and Culture editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Dance, Features, Recent Stories

Students working in the Science Center’s Perlik Commons on Wednesday afternoon were treated to a surprise performance by Rust Belt Rapper, a student dance group on campus. The group performs Rapper Sword Dance, a traditional folk dance that originated in northern England. The group’s routines feat...

On a Hot Streak, Yeomen Sweep Kenyon

On a Hot Streak, Yeomen Sweep Kenyon

Alex McNicoll, Contributing Sports Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The Yeomen’s offense exploded for 25 runs in a four-game series sweep last weekend against North Coast Athletic Conference rival Kenyon College. In the team’s first home series against a conference opponent, the games helped secure sole possession of second place in the NCAC East Division with 6–2...

$14-Million Hall Annex Renovations to Begin in June

$14-Million Hall Annex Renovations to Begin in June

Oliver Bok, Editor-in-Chief
April 28, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Student actors, singers and danc­ers will have a brand new space to per­form in next calendar year, after the City Planning Commission approved a long-awaited renovation and expansion of Hall Annex April 19. The $14-million project includes both a complete renovation of Hall Annex and the addition...

OMTA’s “Assassins” Balances Levity, Seriousness

OMTA’s “Assassins” Balances Levity, Seriousness

Victoria Garber and Quentin Nguyen-Duy
April 28, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Features, Recent Stories, Theater & Film

When the legendary Stephen Sondheim and librettist John Weidman first debuted Assassins in 1990, it was one of the most controversial musicals in recent history. The musical compiles its character list from the select community of historical figures connected to the assassinations and attempted assass...

Student Senate Proposes Central Budgeting Committee

Student Senate Proposes Central Budgeting Committee

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Student senators are drafting a proposal to establish a Central Budgeting Commit­tee, a standing group that would include and engage students, faculty and staff in the College’s budgeting decisions. Senate’s Financial Prioritization task force hopes to release the proposal this week to leverage...

County Investigation Delays Gibson’s Trials

County Investigation Delays Gibson’s Trials

Louis Krauss, News Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The trials for two students charged with assault in the aftermath of last November’s incident at Gibson’s Bakery have been pushed back to May 15 and could lead to additional charges following Wednesday’s grand jury hearing. College sophomores Cecelia Whettstone and En­dia Lawrence were originally...

Off the Cuff: Liz Burgess, Owner of Ginko Gallery

Off the Cuff: Liz Burgess, Owner of Ginko Gallery

Louis Krauss, News Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Liz Burgess, OC ’73, is the current owner of Ginko Gallery, an art and arts supply store downtown. Burgess opened the shop with two friends after grad­uating from the College in 1973. In addition to art supplies, the shop also features studio space for resident artists and an exhibition room to showcase...

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