News
Trustees Offer Dye 17 Years, Possible $1 Million
by John Bryne

College President Nancy S. Dye has been granted a contract extension through 2011 and may receive up to $1 million in deferred compensation, in a deal approved by the Board of Trustees this spring.
If Dye stays nine more years, she will have served the fourth longest of any other presidents in Oberlin’s history. Dye has been president since 1994-5, and will have served 17 years by 2011.
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Arts
Flying Fingers of Stablehorse Wow the Masses
by Blake Wilder

It was hot in so many ways last Sunday when the Cat in the Cream was filled way beyond capacity to see the hardcore bluegrass band Stablehorse. Despite the excess heat, crowds of 20 or 30 people gathered at both entrances just trying to push a little closer.
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Sports
Menís Soccer Back on the Ball for 2002 Season
by Blake Wilder

“Last year was one of those years. It had never happened to me in all my years of playing or coaching,” head coach Blake New said. “It just seemed to all come at one time.”
This statement only begins to describe the misery that the Oberlin College men’s soccer team faced last year. After losing five players in the first three weeks of training and being plagued with a persistent goalie problem, they struggled all year only to come up with a record of 1-15, and the team was winless in the conference.
That was last year’s story, not this year’s story.
“It’s a totally different team and a different attitude from last year,” senior Will Singer said.

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Perspectives
Dye Asks Moment of Silence

To the Oberlin College Community:

This academic year begins at a very difficult time in the history of the United States and the history of the world at large. We need no reminding that the first anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks is next Wednesday. The College will be observing the national moment of silence at 8:45 a.m. that morning, and I invite every member of the College community — students, staff, and faculty — and the surrounding Oberlin community to gather in Finney Chapel for a moment of music and silent reflection.
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