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Duterte, Sridharan Perform Innovative Indie Pop Tunes

Duterte, Sridharan Perform Innovative Indie Pop Tunes

Russell Jaffe, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Music, Recent Stories

The Cat in the Cream hosted California-based pop singer-songwriter Melina Duterte, performing as Jay Som, Saturday night. Duterte is known for kaleidoscopic dream pop and personally crafting all the sounds on her records. She has been featured on Pitchfork, NPR, and Rookie. Out Magazine described Jay ...

Court Denies Dismissal of Gibson’s Charges

Court Denies Dismissal of Gibson’s Charges

Sydney Allen, News Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The College and Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo responded to a November lawsuit brought by Gibson’s Bakery. In December, the College attempted to file a partial motion to dismiss some of the charges lodged, but were ultimately denied in court. The lawsuit emerged from a conflict between Gibson...

Ambar, Students Must Share Vision of Oberlin’s Future

Editorial Board

February 9, 2018


Filed under Editorials, OPINIONS, Recent Stories

Halfway through this academic year, Oberlin has already confronted many institutional challenges. Structural and infrastructural changes have transformed last year’s dining system, admissions, advising, academic resource offices, the Office of Disability Resources, and faculty and staff salaries, amo...

Wilder Hall Renovation Begins, Citing Student Surveys

Wilder Hall Renovation Begins, Citing Student Surveys

Roman Broszkowski, News Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Students returning to campus this week have been greeted with a revamped Wilder Hall lobby, which will undergo further changes as renovations continue. The lobby was enlarged and, according to a letter sent out by President Carmen Ambar and Student Senator and College junior Kameron Dunbar, “This area ...

Security Notebook

February 9, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News, Recent Stories, Security Report

Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 3:21 p.m. Campus Dining staff reported a brown two-shelf push cart missing from the Science Center food court area. No value was given at the time of report. 5:18 p.m. Facilities staff reported graffiti in two different locations on campus. The graffiti, written in marker, was found...

Tours Stress Need for Housing Improvements

Tours Stress Need for Housing Improvements

Jenna Gyimesi, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Student Senate will arrange student-led campus tours for members of the Board of Trustees in attempt to make them aware of the deteriorating state of certain residential spaces on campus and highlight respective needed improvements. The tours will be held Dec. 7–9, in addition to the usual forums that...

Salary Freeze Incites Faculty Concern

Christian Bolles, Editor-in-Chief

December 8, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Editor’s Note: The letter referenced in this article has been published in full under “Letters to the Editors” in this issue’s Opinions section. As the Board of Trustees convenes this weekend, freezes to non-union salaries remain a key concern among faculty and staff. The freezes were instit...

Ballet Oberlin Show Reimagines Classic Family Film

Ballet Oberlin Show Reimagines Classic Family Film

Kate Fishman, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Dance, Recent Stories

In the history of Western ballet, some characters stick out as emblematic of the genre — Giselle, Odette and Odile, the nutcracker, to name a few. Then again, some roles — like Hiccup, Toothless, Ruffnut, Tuffnut, and Green Death — have likely never been performed in a ballet until this weekend,...

Women Finish First, Men Second in Track & Field Opener

Women Finish First, Men Second in Track & Field Opener

Alexis Dill, News Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Sports, Varsity Winter

After capturing the North Coast Athletic Conference Indoor and Outdoor Championships for the first time in school history last year, the Yeowomen picked up where they left off last weekend by winning the Fifth-Annual Spartan Holiday Classic at Case Western Reserve University. The men’s team, which w...

OSLAM Poets Present Grand Slam, Select 2018 CUPSI Team

Julia Peterson, Arts & Culture Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Literature & Poetry, Recent Stories

Poets of OSLAM, the College’s slam poetry team, convened for their biggest performance of the semester, the Grand Slam, in Dye Lecture Hall Saturday night. The Slam, which featured performances from ten student poets, was not only a moment to showcase these poets’ work to the wider student commu...

Matambo Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Matambo Resigns Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Sydney Allen, News Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

Editor’s Note: This article contains mentions of sexual assault. Associate Professor of Creative Writing Bernard Matambo resigned Nov. 16 amid multiple accusations of sexual misconduct toward students. One such former student has recently filed a Title IX report against him. Another former student, ...

Oberlin Advances to Final Round of Energy Contest

Oberlin Advances to Final Round of Energy Contest

Jenna Gyimesi, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Oberlin has advanced with nine other cities to the final round of competition for the Georgetown University Energy Prize, which recognizes top performing communities for increasing energy efficiency and reducing municipal and household energy budgets. The winner, to be announced this month, will earn $5 ...

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