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Forrest Rose Honored with YB Staff Award

May 18, 2017
Hillary Hempstead
Forrest Rose, a staff member of nearly eleven years, is the recipient of the Yeworkwha Belachew (YB) Staff Award. This award is given annually to an Oberlin College staff member who has “gone above and beyond in service to the college.”
A group of people with shovels and a wheelbarrow plant a sapling.

Cherry Trees Return to Asia House

May 17, 2017
Communications Staff
On a sunny afternoon, student volunteers from Asia House worked with Grounds Services to plant two Kwanzan cherry trees inside the Asia House courtyard. While the yard once boasted cherry trees,...

All in for Oberlin a Great Success

May 16, 2017
Communications Staff
The annual fund team would like to express its sincere gratitude to the entire Oberlin community for their support of All in for Oberlin on April 27, 2017.

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Remembering Jonathan Demme

May 5, 2017
Marvin Krislov
I’ve been thinking a lot about Oberlin parents and families since I received the sad news last week that Jonathan Demme, the brilliant film director, had passed away. Although Oberlin isn’t his alma mater, Jonathan really came to appreciate the College, Conservatory, and our community. His visits always seemed to energize him, and he became a stalwart supporter of our cinema studies program and the Apollo Outreach Initiative, which offers filmmaking classes to local school kids.

Iron Chef, Stevenson Style

May 3, 2017
Communications Staff
On stage in Stevenson Dining Hall and surrounded by more than 600 spectators, chefs and student participants competed in the Iron Chef Challenge: Oberlin College. The themed event, modeled after...

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