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New Dis/Ability Group Forms, Aims to Make Oberlin More Accessible

New Dis/Ability Group Forms, Aims to Make Oberlin More Accessible

Roman Broszkowski and Duncan Reid

April 27, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

A group of students concerned with a lack of resources for and advocacy around dis/ability at Oberlin have announced the formation of Obility, a new dis/ability rights student activist group. Having held their first meeting yesterday in Wilder Hall, the group seeks to organize to address the array of ...

OTC: Ilja Luciak, Professor and Author

OTC: Ilja Luciak, Professor and Author

Devyn Malouf, Production Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Professor Ilja Luciak is chair of the Political Science department at Virginia Tech University. He is the author of After the Revolution: Gender and Democracy in El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Guatemala and The Sandinista Legacy: Lessons from a Political Economy in Transition. His work been published in sev...

College Goes All In For Oberlin

College Goes All In For Oberlin

Sydney Allen and Hannah Robinson

April 27, 2018


Filed under Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

President Carmen Ambar and Associate Vice President for Athletics Advancement and Delta Lodge Director of Athletics and Physical Education Natalie Winkelfoos pose on a golf cart for yesterday’s All In For Oberlin fundraiser. Ambar and Winkelfoos cruised around campus yesterday asking students and ...

Democratic Candidate for Secretary of State Visits Oberlin

Democratic Candidate for Secretary of State Visits Oberlin

Gabby Greene, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Democratic candidate for Ohio Secretary of State Kathleen Clyde visited campus Monday afternoon to present her platform and answer student questions in Wilder Hall. Clyde spoke on her commitment to voters’ rights and reform, as well as women’s and workers’ rights. The question and answer session, ho...

Rebecca Vazquez-Skillings Named VP Finance, Administration

Rebecca Vazquez-Skillings Named VP Finance, Administration

Sydney Allen, News Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Rebecca Vazquez-Skillings, the current vice president of Business Affairs at Otterbein University, was named Oberlin’s new vice president of Finance and Administration last week, pending the approval of the Board of Trustees during their June meeting. If the board approves, she will officially take over Jul...

Safety and Security, Student Health Will Move to Dascomb

Safety and Security, Student Health Will Move to Dascomb

Gabby Greene, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Students returning to campus this fall should expect to see a new Office of Safety and Security and new Health Services Center housed in Dascomb Hall. With the closing of the dining hall, renovations to the space are expected to begin after commencement. Last year, Safety and Security officers expressed...

OTC: Tyrone Wicks, S & S Officer

OTC: Tyrone Wicks, S & S Officer

Lila Michaels, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Tyrone Wicks is an officer with the Oberlin College Office of Safety and Security. He has been in his position for just over a year. The Review sat down with Wicks to discuss the highlights and challenges of his job and what it’s like to be a Safety and Security officer on campus. This interview has been edited for...

Security Notebook

April 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Security Report

Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:51 p.m. A student reported the theft of their bicycle from the sheltered area at the Firelands Apartment Building. The bicycle was secured to itself at the time of the theft. 5:13 p.m. A student reported a missing scientific calculator from the computer lab in the Science C...

SFC Pivots to Ad-Hoc Fund After Board Rejects Fee Increase

Roman Broszkowski, News Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Board of Trustees rejected the Student Senate’s proposal to increase the student activity fee by $63 per semester next fiscal year. The decision — made at a March 22 board meeting — also called for the Student Finance Committee to repropose the fee raise when the board begins discussions f...

NLRB Sides With OCOPE in Suit Against College

NLRB Sides With OCOPE in Suit Against College

Sydney Allen, News Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Oberlin College Office and Professional Employees union recently won a suit against the College with the National Labor Relations Board. The charges, filed in January, claimed that the College violated their mutually agreed-upon collective bargaining agreement by placing temporary workers, who make $14 ...

OMTA Musical Merrily Rolls Along with New Production

OMTA Musical Merrily Rolls Along with New Production

Kate Fishman, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Recent Stories, Theater & Film

Oberlin Musical Theater Association is producing Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along as their spring semester musical — a show non-theater enthusiasts may recognize from its charming, dysfunctional portrayal in the recent film Lady Bird. The musical, which will continue into the weekend, is a stor...

Lamar’s Pulitzer Reminds Us There’s More Work to Do

Daniel Markus, Managing Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Music, Recent Stories

There are a lot of things I never thought I would see in my lifetime. Most of them have not happened yet, which is good, because I hate to be wrong — humanity has yet to colonize Mars, time travel has not been invented (thank the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle for that one), and the Cleveland Bro...

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