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The Oberlin Review

College Lacks Opportunities to Study Business

Katie Lucey, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2017


Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Oberlin describes itself as an institution with “longstanding commitments to access, diversity, and inclusion,” according to its website. However, what Oberlin achieves in terms of commitment to social improvement, it lacks in academic paths for students who want to pursue a career in business or...

LaunchU Awards Innovative Startups $45,000

LaunchU Awards Innovative Startups $45,000

Melissa Harris, News Editor

March 31, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Three business ventures won a combined $45,000 at this month’s LaunchU competition. Since receiving the awards, each venture has taken off and is starting to grow with its newfound funding. The winning startups were chosen from the nine groups that presented ventures to a panel of judges at the...

Shift Space to Stay Open, Grow Client Base

Shift Space to Stay Open, Grow Client Base

Vergil Demery

April 15, 2016


Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Oberlin’s Shift Project, a coworking space that provides a professional workplace for aspiring entrepreneurs, will keep its doors open through the end of the school year. Cullen Naumoff, director of Sustainable Enterprise at the Oberlin Project, and College senior Scott Hulver direct the project, which...

Competitors Pitch Business Ideas at LaunchU

Competitors Pitch Business Ideas at LaunchU

Oliver Bok, News Editor

February 6, 2015


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Twenty teams of aspiring student and alumni entrepreneurs competed for $50,000 in investment money at the third annual LaunchU Pitch Competition held last Saturday. The competition was the culmination of the 2015 LaunchU Winter Term program, during which the teams honed their business plans, perfected...

Off the Cuff: Dean Ginsberg, OC ‘12 and Program Associate for Creativity and Leadership

September 13, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

How do you think Oberlin prepares students for entrepreneurial adventures? In the past year there’s been this thing called LaunchU which is a Winter Term program that [was] created by members of alumni who are on the College president’s advisory council.  The notion was basically to bolster entrep...

North Coast Toast Truck Opens for Business

Madeline Stocker, News Editor

September 6, 2013


Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

A locally owned food truck is taking root in Oberlin this semester, providing college and community members with a quick and easy means to grab a meal on the go. The truck, dubbed “North Coast Toast,” is owned and operated by College third-years Casey Silverstein, Jeremy Reimnitz and Evan Zierk. After...

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