The Oberlin Review

Student Health Implements Saturday Hours

Molly Brand, Staff Writer

May 8, 2015

Student Health Services will now be open on Saturdays in addition to its normal Monday to Friday hours. The first Saturday hours were held May 2 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the pilot program will continue through the end of the semester and next year. On May 2, five students took advantage of the new hours, which was a good showing, according to Vice President and Dean of Students Eric Estes. “I’m sure [participation] will increase,” Estes said in an email to the Review. One administrative assistant and two nurse practitioners will be present at these Saturday hours, according to member of the student health working group and College junior Avalon McKee. All regular services will be provided, includin...

Office of Religious, Spiritual Life Holds New Week of Events

Office of Religious, Spiritual Life Holds New Week of Events

April 3, 2015

The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life will host Oberlin’s first ever Religious Life Week from April 3–12. Organizers hope the event will provide a space for students and community members of all faiths to come together, participate in various activities and discuss spiritual life. Additionally, the ORSL plans to reveal the findings of a six-month review process begun last October — a review which focused on evaluating ORSL’s services and identifying current trends that could inform...

Public Transportation Activists Reorganize

December 5, 2014

The Sustainable Transportation Coalition, a joint city-College effort to improve public transportation in Oberlin and Lorain County, established a new branch last month. The Sustainable Transportation Action Team is a group of nine students who takes ideas generated by the STC and researches their feasibility by examining the history of transportation in Oberlin and Lorain County. The STC grew out of several separate groups that were meeting to work on public transportation, including the Student Sen- ate’s public transit working group. The coalition began to meet at the beginning of this semester and includes Oberlin students, Kendal at Oberlin residents and members of the Oberlin City Council, Oberlin...

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