The Oberlin Review

Students march through Oberlin in a parade marking the opening of the Ecolympics. This is the district’s third year participating in the competition.

In Ecolympics, Schools Compete for Low Marks

April 15, 2016

A competition in which green beats gold is a staple of the city’s school year for both the College and the city’s public school system. The third annual Ecolympics, which began April 8 and will conclude on Earth Day, is off to an active start. During the Ecolympics, students participate in marches and events centered on environmental sustainability and the decrease of water and electricity usage. The College created Ecolympics in 2004 as a competition between dorms and co-ops to reduce...

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