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Krislov Forms Task Force for New Admissions Dean

Louis Krauss, News editor
March 10
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Following the retirement of longtime Dean of Admissions Debra Chermonte last fall, College President Marvin Krislov created a search committee of 10 members to help select a replacement to lead the admissions office. Physics Professor and Search Committee Chair Yumi Ijiri said the group had met in the f...

Krislov Named President of Pace University

Krislov Named President of Pace University

Melissa Harris and Alexis Dill
February 17
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Oberlin College’s top administrative spots are up for grabs as searches ensue to replace President Marvin Krislov and Vice President of Finance and Administration Mike Frandsen. Krislov, who announced his impending departure in September, will leave for a new post as president of Pace University...

College, Gibson’s Resume Business As Trials Ensue

Louis Krauss, News Editor
February 3
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Following last semester’s arrest of College sophomore Elijah Aladin, which sparked intense protests in light of accusations of racial profiling, Aladin is once again facing felony charges and could be indicted by a Lorain County grand jury. Aladin was arrested Nov. 11 following an alleged shoplifting...

Students Must Re-examine Role of Presidency

Editorial Board
September 16
Filed under Editorials, OPINIONS, Recent Stories

Marvin Krislov announced Sept. 6 that he will be stepping down as president of the College, effective June 30, 2017. The news has received mixed reactions from students, many of whom hope that a new president might allow the College to reaffirm its commitment to progressive activism and accessibility to...

Next Oberlin President Must Promote Unity

Kameron Dunbar, Contributing Writer
September 9
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

The angst sweeping the country has trickled down to the microcosm of Oberlin. The year has been divisive for the country as a whole. We have a presidential candi­date calling for an entry ban on an entire religious group. Political polarization is at an all-time high. People are dissatisfied. What we...

Students, Alumni Demand Response to Alleged Anti-Semitism

Jake Berstein, Staff Writer
February 5
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Uncategorized

The Oberlin Alumni and Students Against Anti-Semitism sent an open letter to President Marvin Krislov on Jan. 3 concerning reports of anti-Semitism on campus and demanding specific action from the administration. Their letter prompted responses from Oberlin’s Students for a Free Palestine and Palestine...

Krislov Responds to ABUSUA Demands

Kerensa Loadholt, News Editor
February 5
Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories

While the list of ABUSUA student demands has attracted excessive media attention over the past eight weeks, it wasn’t until recently that College President Marvin Krislov issued an official response to the 14-page document. In his email, which was sent to the student body Jan. 20, Krislov says the...

Just Ask Us: Avoid Midterms Stress

Jolie De Feis and Mike Plotz
March 13
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

You’re stressed. We get it; you’re an Oberlin student (or alumnum, or prospie, or professor, or townsperson, or random internet surfer who was searching for “views in Berlin” and stumbled upon our little website), life is hard and, according to my great-uncle, it’s all downhill from here. Sorry....

Students Hold Emergency Convocation, Demand Institutional Support

Madeline Stocker, News Editor
December 14
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

After College President Marvin Krislov refused to suspend the standard grading system and call a school-wide meeting addressing recent national instances of police brutality against Black communities, a group of students of color decided they would hold one themselves. Roughly 200 students hud...

Krislov’s Response Fails to Address Concerns

Kiley Petersen, Staff Writer
December 12
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Oberlin College President Marvin Krislov, the Board of Trustees and the Oberlin administration have been put under a lot of pressure by students during the past several weeks, from the “Hands Up, Walk Out” call for action to the protest at the Board of Trustees function on Dec. 4. Their response...

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