May 3, 1996
Volume 124, Number 23
- Senate supports co-ed rooms
- In meetings and a speak-out, co-ed rooms have dominatted
- discussions this week
The co-ed housing debate not only continued but escalated over this week. Student Life Committee met last Friday afternoon to hammer out a final proposal concerning the co-ed rooms policy. Also, Student Senate sponsored a speak-out in favor of a proposal allowing co-ed rooms in one section for one year.
- Co-ed debate an example of campus politics
- Keith James accepts Security director job
Keith James, not Frank Wiley as was previously reported in the Review, will be the College's next Security Director. James accepted the position on Thursday evening and will start on July 1.
- College to decide fate of neighboring wetlands soon
- College must decide whether to sell, and to whom
The College will make a decision soon on whether or not to sell 30 acres of farmland. There have been bids made by the farmer currently leasing the land and also a community group. The land is currently returning to its natural wetland state.
- Robinson's suspension rescinded by Dye
- Robinson still on probation, Holford expelled
President Nancy Dye rescinded Dean of Student Life and Services Charlene Cole-Newkirk's decision to suspend junior Josh Robinson. He had been caught, along with dismissed student Matt Holford, drunk and disturbing the peace in South Hall last Wednesday morning.
- Meeting to address issues of multiculturalism held
Students respond to the Columbia University hunger strike for Ethnic Studies by addressing issues about diversity and multicultural studies. A forum was held last Friday.
- Punk show at Harkness shuts down
- Residents felt threatened by presence of out-of-town people
A punk music concert at Harkness was broken up early because of excessive noise and general disorder. Many non-students had come, and while there was not alcohol sold at the event, many attendees brought it with them.
- Senators discuss the dean of the College of A&S search
- Co-ed housing speak-out planned during Senate meeting
- New group forms to address men's issues
- Group's flyers vandalized
A group of men have started a men's gathering. Members feel that the group creates a much needed space for men to explore their masculinity and other issues of men in today's society.
- Consultant visits, discusses planning with students
- Kuttner shows students strategic draft
Elaine Kuttner, a planning consultant, met with students this week to involve them in the process of operating a Steering Committee for the College's long-term goals.
- De la Paz speaks Monday on Christianity, communism
- Prospective senators state positions on issues
- Res. Life brings in evaluators
Two outside evaluators visited Oberlin this week to look at the housing and dining options available for students. The evaluators will write reports and send them to the Student Life and Services in several weeks.
- Photo: Junior Nick Wauters makes his debut
- Photo: Working Commencement Week
- Photo: Blowing bubbles
- Security Notebook
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