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Grand Jury Produces Felony Charges in Gibson’s Case

Louis Krauss, News editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under Community News, NEWS

The three students involved in November’s altercation at Gibson’s Bakery have received robbery felony charges in the aftermath of last Wednesday’s grand jury hearing. College sophomores Cecelia Whettstone and Endia Lawrence were originally charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly attacking...

County Investigation Delays Gibson’s Trials

County Investigation Delays Gibson’s Trials

Louis Krauss, News Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The trials for two students charged with assault in the aftermath of last November’s incident at Gibson’s Bakery have been pushed back to May 15 and could lead to additional charges following Wednesday’s grand jury hearing. College sophomores Cecelia Whettstone and En­dia Lawrence were originally...

Off the Cuff: Liz Burgess, Owner of Ginko Gallery

Off the Cuff: Liz Burgess, Owner of Ginko Gallery

Louis Krauss, News Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Liz Burgess, OC ’73, is the current owner of Ginko Gallery, an art and arts supply store downtown. Burgess opened the shop with two friends after grad­uating from the College in 1973. In addition to art supplies, the shop also features studio space for resident artists and an exhibition room to showcase...

College Raises Tuition, Overhauls Room and Board

College Raises Tuition, Overhauls Room and Board

Louis Krauss, News Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Attending Oberlin College will cost $69,372 next academic year thanks to a 2.8-percent tuition increase announced by outgoing Vice President for Finance and Administration Mike Frandsen via email Tuesday. The email lists significant changes to student dining and housing options that raise minimum...

Border Patrol Agents Detain Undocumented Man

Border Patrol Agents Detain Undocumented Man

Louis Krauss, News Editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Federal Border Patrol Agents arrested a man on his way to Oberlin Municipal Court April 5 after learning his visa had expired. Naranbaatar Ganbaatar, a 30-year-old Mongolian citizen, was charged with felonious assault following an incident on Feb. 15 when he allegedly attacked a bus passenger on the way to...

On the Record with Pianist Vijay Iyer

On the Record with Pianist Vijay Iyer

Interview by Louis Krauss, News editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Music, On the Record, Recent Stories

Vijay Iyer is a world-renowned jazz pianist and composer who has also written music for various classical and electronic ensembles. Iyer visited Oberlin last weekend to attend a workshop performance of his new violin concerto, titled Trouble, by Oberlin Sinfonietta ahead of its worldwide premiere at O...

SPIDIE Issues Recommendations on School Diversity

Louis Krauss, News editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Looking to revamp the College’s policies on diversity requirements, the Strategic Plan Implementation Committee for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, or SPIDIE, will present its recommendations to general faculty for approval Wednesday. The hope is that administrators will begin discussing the recommend...

Student Confesses to Filming Athletes Showering

Student Confesses to Filming Athletes Showering

Louis Krauss, News Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Just weeks after a separate case of voyeurism charges in Oberlin, a Conservatory first year has been charged with filming undressed student-athletes in the Philips gym men’s locker room. In the two weeks before spring break, multiple male student athletes, including members of the basketball and swimming...

Krislov Forms Task Force for New Admissions Dean

Louis Krauss, News editor
March 10, 2017
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...

Off the Cuff: Jodi Dean, Professor of Political Science

Off the Cuff: Jodi Dean, Professor of Political Science

Louis Krauss, News editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Jodi Dean is a Political Science professor at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and has written multiple books on political theory and communist revolution. Dean’s 2016 book, Crowds and Party, explains why movements such as Occupy Wall Street were unable to maintain momentum after they ended and ex...

Senate Calls for Student-Rep Task Force

Senate Calls for Student-Rep Task Force

Louis Krauss, News Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Upon entering the Wright Laboratory of Physics hallway, trustees appeared stunned at the sight of over 150 students silently protesting the Board of Trustees’ initial rejection of Student Senate’s request for student representation on the board. Most trustees declined to comment upon entering the...

County Suffers from Worsening Heroin Epidemic

County Suffers from Worsening Heroin Epidemic

Louis Krauss, News Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Community News, NEWS

Once a secondary concern to police and anti-drug activists in the region, heroin addiction in Lorain County is reaching record highs. Now, local law enforcement is grappling with the devastating consequences of addiction and increasing rate of overdoses. Oberlin Interim Police Chief Michael McCloskey...

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