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November 7, 2003
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Housing debates delay progress

Entering the critical phase to finish dormitory construction by next fall, Oberlin College is still at odds with the town over site plans and infrastructure, in a standoff that may cost the College nearly $300,000 in bond money and thousands more in lost housing revenue.

College opens Mideast forum

As tensions continue to boil in the Middle East and the possibility of arriving at a peaceful resolution seems more and more remote, Oberlin's administration is taking clear steps to improve the level of debate on campus.

More news
Elections results announced
Librarians defy Patriot Act
College remembers Beverly
Off the Cuff: Peter Stephan Jungk
Security Notebook
Community Events Calendar
News Briefs


Yeomen top Earlham, climb to second in NCAC

Last Saturday, the Yeomen emerged triumphantly from Dill Field after handing Earlham College a 37-14 loss.

Yeomen capture fourth place

The Oberlin men's and women's cross country teams concluded their seasons Saturday at the NCAC Championships.

More sports
Field hockey falls to Wooster
The Offside Trap: men's soccer season
Review soccer makes 'whine' out of the Grape
Volleyball closes with tourney loss
After delay, women's soccer falls to Witt
In the Locker Room with Reba Jones and Davi Shy
NCAC Roundup


Paying tribute: Religion professor A.G. Miller officiates at a memorial service for Multicultural Resource Center Director Rachel Beverly.
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Alumna strikes movie deal with best-seller

Last Monday, one of Oberlin's most prominent alumni authors, Tracy Chevalier, returned to campus to speak with students and to read from both her best-selling novel Girl with a Pearl Earring and her latest book, The Lady and the Unicorn.

Fifty minutes of Peaches

I knew the 'Sco was going to feel the sonic wrath of Peaches in an incredible way when, during sound check several hours before the doors opened for the show on October 16, several people poked their heads in and asked if there was any way the "decibels could be lowered."

More arts
Believe the Gossip
Good day, sunshine; good night, Sunshine Scouts
Rapturous marathon
Lee leads with passion
Dean and Gene of Ween
Sco fundraiser to target sex abuse
Accordion love
Pop Culture Digest: Director's cut of Alien still a classic
Arts Calendar


A tribute to Rachel Beverly
Local Wal-Mart unnecessary
Islamic, not Arabic, Studies
What the B-Boys Eat
Safer Sex coverage tasteless
Plum Creek essential to Oberlin's ecosystem
Student makes case in defense of Howard Dean
Ghosts and superstition
Counterpoint: History informs ME crisis
Perspectives: Increase student fees to support LCT?
Editorial: RA program in need of reform