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Students Perform in Fall Forward Showcase

November 23, 2015
Communications Staff
Students Aliya Tuzhilin (left) and Sakina Lavingia (right) combine their classical training in Odissi with contemporary influences to create Pallavi as part of the annual Fall Forward dance...
6 professors holding handwritten signs. Complete text follows.

Black Faculty and Staff Lead Teach-In

November 19, 2015
Communications Staff
On November 18, students, staff, and faculty packed Nancy Schrom Dye Lecture Hall for a black faculty- and staff-led teach-in to discuss the state of black life within and out of the context of higher education and recent events. The teach-in offered an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students of color to voice their thoughts and concerns about the recent events at the University of Missouri, Yale University, Ithaca College, Claremont McKenna College, and other campuses across the nation. Also addressed were the systemic problems, practices, and policies in higher education and possible steps forward for Oberlin to become more inclusive and diverse as a community and institution.

A&PS Members Meet to Discuss Their Skills

October 30, 2015
Communications Staff
Director of the Oberlin Annual Fund Connie Skingel (right) and others listen as a fellow Administrative and Professional Staff (A&PS) member speaks at the A&PS Speed Greet Skills Share...

Oberlin Observes Fall Recess

October 20, 2015
Communications Staff
Campus is uncommonly quiet this week, as a majority of students are off campus enjoying fall recess. Students, faculty, and staff who remain on campus are enjoying the changing scenery and warm...


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