Read feature, general interest, and campus-based news stories about the Oberlin College campus community.

Oberlin’s Commitment to Climate Action

December 10, 2015
Marvin Krislov
In the lead-up to the international climate talks in Paris, our college reiterated its commitment to climate action in a letter to the Obama administration, and our faculty affirmed Oberlin’s commitment to sustainability and combating climate change by approving an implementation plan for achieving our goals of becoming carbon neutral by 2025.

All Eyes on the Supreme Court

December 4, 2015
Marvin Krislov
The Supreme Court will hear arguments on December 9 in the Fisher v. University of Texas case challenging the university’s racially conscious admissions policy.

Safe Travels and Happy Thanksgiving

November 25, 2015
Marvin Krislov
Offering many thanks to those who attended the annual Oberlin Town and College Thanksgiving and Multi-faith Gathering this past Sunday, and wishing a Happy Thanksgiving to all.

Reflecting on Racism in Higher Education

November 13, 2015
Marvin Krislov
Recent events at the University of Missouri, Yale University, and other institutions across the country have prompted passionate discussions and demonstrations related to structural and systemic racism in American higher education.

Honoring Retired Ombudsperson Yeworkwha Belachew (YB)

November 5, 2015
Marvin Krislov
Yeworkwha Belachew (YB) has been a pillar of this community for the past 35 years. In October, we honored her by renaming the OCDC as the Yeworkwha Belachew Center for Dialogue at Oberlin College. We honor her today by creating a new staff award that will bear her name.

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