The Oberlin Review

OST Considers Implementing New Timecard Procedure

Jenna Gyimesi, News Editor

May 3, 2019

Oberlin’s Office of the Student Treasurer is considering adopting a new approach to timecard collection for certain stipended student organizations, including the Sexual Information Center, The Grape, and the Review. Recent confusion about the submission of timecards — whether individual student workers should submit their hours via a Google form as opposed to organizations submitting timecards — resulted in many students paid through OST not receiving payment for two pay periods, or about one month’s time. OST leadership said that the goal of transitioning into an online collection method is to combat the fact that some student organizations were receiving payment that did not correspond to their assigned stipend...

Sexual Information Center to Implement New Programs

Leo Lasdun, Senior Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

Oberlin’s Sexual Information Center will be increasing access to emergency contraceptives, pregnancy care, and important transportation services, in addition to hosting a program called the Oberlin Doula Collective, which was founded last summer. The SIC was recently given 1,000 units of emergency contraceptive by the company Vagisil and is in the process of distributing it this semester. “We have it for free in the Science Center and Mudd [library] as well as in our office so that it’s available for students to easily grab,” said College junior and SIC staffer Amanda Stavis. The SIC has established a number of ways to distribute the emergency contraceptive, including giving staffers buttons that read...

Students from Preventing and Responding to Sexual Misconduct painted a rock in Tappan Square to celebrate Consent Month,which aims to spread awareness of healthy sexual and consent practices.

Consent Month Reframes Sexual Conduct

April 6, 2018

Editor’s Note: This article contains mentions of sexual assualt, violence, and misconduct. Oberlin’s first official Consent Month debuts this April marking a collaborative effort between the Oberlin’s Office of Title IX, the student group Preventing and Responding to Sexual Misconduct, the Sexual Information Center, and the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. There will be speakers, programs, workshops, and events in the coming weeks to raise awareness around consent and healthy s...

College junior Maya Wergeles holds office hours in the Sexual Information Center. The SIC plans to host a week of events which take a broad, intersectional view of sex and sexuality.

Sexual Information Center Renames, Refocuses Safer Sex Week

March 6, 2015

The Sexual Information Center announced plans last week to host a weeklong series of events designed to replace and reimagine the goals of Safer Sex Week. The event, called Radical Explorations of Sexual Health and Personal Experience, was announced after the organization decided to discontinue Safer Sex Night last spring and undergo an ongoing reconfiguration of the group’s objectives. “We hope that the RESHAPE event will engage everyone, or at least as many people as possible, in issues...

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