The Oberlin Review

Weekend of Action to Address BDS, Eco-Issues

Sydney Allen, Production Editor

April 8, 2016

Filed under Campus News, NEWS

A coalition of student groups, led by the Student Labor Action Committee, is hosting Oberlin’s second annual Weekend of Action this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. “We’d been talking for a while about wanting to improve connections among Oberlin’s various groups and share knowledge while also making space for more relaxed social interactions, and [the Weekend of Action] seemed [like] a good way to do both,” wrote SLAC Cochair Maxime Berclaz in an email to the Review. Last year’s series of events, which were held in March, featured more than 30 workshops and speakers, including a Prison Justice Workshop, an Anti-Imperialism Workshop and an Education Justice 101 event hosted by the Oberlin Young Educator...

Panel Addresses Pitfalls of U.S. School

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor

September 23, 2011

Filed under Campus News, NEWS

On Tuesday, Oberlin Young Educators, in conjunction with the Oberlin College Democrats and Oberlin College Republicans and Libertarians, hosted Education Nation, a panel to address issues in education policy reform, such as graduation rates, teacher wages and curriculum.  College senior Rene Kamm, co-chair of OYE, said the group began planning for the panel in May, in order to bring attention to the pitfalls of the American education system. “[Part of] our mission is to get people involved in education outreach, and the other aspect is to create a physical, open and inclusive forum on the issue of education and education reform — for the purpose of raising awareness and hopefully to build a critical mass o...

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