The Oberlin Review

GFC, President Announce Final AAPR Steering Committee Members

Roman Broszkowski, News Editor

April 27, 2018

The General Faculty Council and Office of the President announced the final 32 members of the Academic and Administrative Program Review Steering Committee — which will handle the external review process with the consulting firm Stevens Strategy — by email Wednesday. The committee includes Student Senat...

Security Notebook

April 27, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018 3:28 p.m. A student reported the odor of marijuana coming from a room on the first floor of Barnard House. An officer attempted to contact the residents, but no one answered the door. The officer entered the room for a safety check and the odor was stronger but nothing was obs...

POC Student Groups Host Culture-Rich Banquets

POC Student Groups Host Culture-Rich Banquets

Yuxin Wang, Jude Fernandes, Birsa Chatterjee, and Victoria Albacete, Production Manager

April 27, 2018

Editor’s Note: The OKSA Banquet was covered by Yuxin Wang, ASA by Birsa Chatterjee and Jude Fernandes, and SASA by Victoria Albacete. Diverse cultures shared the spotlight last weekend as the Oberlin Korean Student Association, African Students Association, and South Asian Students Association all h...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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