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Administrators Rush to Finalize Clusters

Administrators Rush to Finalize Clusters

Melissa Harris, News editor

February 24, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The College will soon finalize proposals for the new course cluster program, kicking off this fall at the Peter B. Lewis Gateway Center’s “StudiOC.” As the March 10 proposal deadline approaches for interested faculty members, students remain unaware which departments or course combina­tions will...

¡Presente! Kicks Off with First Outreach Event

¡Presente! Kicks Off with First Outreach Event

Sydney Allen, Production Editor

April 1, 2016


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Oberlin’s Latinx employee group ¡Presente! is holding its first official student and faculty outreach event Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Cat in the Cream. The group was formed in an effort to raise awareness and support for the Latinx community on campus. ¡Presente! has been active throughout the...

Faculty Look to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

Faculty Look to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

Vergil Demery

March 11, 2016


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

With 20/20 hindsight, several major stakeholders in Oberlin College’s Environmental Policy Implementation Plan are working to find new ways to achieve carbon neutrality by 2025. The plan, which was adopted in November, calls for a number of implementation strategies including further integrating...

Library Director Candidates Present to Students, Faculty

Library Director Candidates Present to Students, Faculty

Eliza Guinn

February 26, 2016


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Oberlin College is searching for a new director of libraries after the departure of Ray English, who retired at the end of the spring 2015 semester. English served as director for 25 years. The search is coming to a close as the three candidates arrive on campus to deliver talks over the next two...

GSFS Majors Need Permanent Faculty, Intro Course

Tory Sparks, Talia Nadel, and Tony Moaton

October 9, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: Oberlin’s Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies majors, minors and allies are asking for student support of our petition to the Dean’s office to hire a faculty member for the GSFS Institute (we currently do not have the status of a department or even a program). Oberlin College...

CES Faculty Support Divestment from Fossil Fuel

Committee on Environmental Sustainability

May 1, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Oberlin Community: Faculty members appointed to serve on Oberlin College’s Committee on Environmental Sustainability unanimously support the student proposal that Oberlin College divest its holdings in the enumerated corporations whose operations are particularly counter to the College’s...

Faculty, Students Join Together to Perform Stirring Chamber Music

Faculty, Students Join Together to Perform Stirring Chamber Music

Colin Roshak

November 7, 2014


Filed under ARTS, Music, Recent Stories

The Brass, Piano and Percussion departments combined forces this Sunday to present a quirky program of 20th-century music. This installment of the Faculty Chamber Series took place in Warner Concert Hall and included performances of music by Lutosławski, Gershwin and Bartók. The first piece on the...

BYWAY Highlights Cohesive Array of Faculty Art

BYWAY Highlights Cohesive Array of Faculty Art

Sophie Kemp

October 10, 2014


Filed under ARTS, Visual Art

“The Future is in the Lobby” is an appropriate title for the first piece of art to welcome visitors into the Richard D. Baron ’64 Art Gallery for the faculty exhibit BYWAY. Assistant Professor of integrated media Julia Christensen’s 3-D printed sculpture exemplifies the innovative talent of Oberl...

Chen, Zhou Among Final Candidates for Composition Department Position

Chen, Zhou Among Final Candidates for Composition Department Position

Louise Edwards, Staff Writer

September 26, 2014


Filed under ARTS, Features, Music

The shrill whistle of a piccolo cast an eerie, mysterious mood for the opening of Composer-in-Residence Chen Yi’s lecture on Sept. 22. This tranquil solo began like a loon call on an open lake but was quickly interrupted by thunderous percussion. The contrast in the dynamics and texture of these disparate...

Understated Opening to Standing Ovation: Faculty Recital Kicks Off Series

Jarrett Hoffman, Staff Writer

September 12, 2014


Filed under ARTS, Music

Around 9:30 p.m., Sept. 4, Conservatory faculty members emerged from the backstage of Warner Concert Hall to a near-rockstar reception. A swarm of students had gathered in the hallway around the hall’s exit to shower their professors with whoops of adoration for the strong performance that they had...

Shane McCrae Debuts Vulnerable Poetry Collection

Shane McCrae Debuts Vulnerable Poetry Collection

Vida Weisblum, Arts Editor

September 12, 2014


Filed under ARTS, Literature & Poetry

In a charming office of the iconic Yellow House on Tuesday morning, Shane McCrae, Oberlin’s newest assistant professor of Creative Writing, asks if it would be all right if he ate string cheese during his interview. An unconventional breakfast, perhaps, but one expects nothing less from an addition...

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