Hogwarts on Campus

March 29, 2017
Chloe Vassot
Whether playing Quidditch on the Oberlin Obliviators or becoming a member of the Oberlin Harry Potter Alliance, fans of the magical book series can find a little bit of Hogwarts on Oberlin's campus (and not just by looking at Peters Hall).

Alan Norton to Serve as Interim VP of Finance

March 29, 2017
Communications Staff
Alan Norton has been appointed interim vice president for finance and administration subject to Board approval and will assume oversight of the financial and business administration of the college when Mike Frandsen leaves the position to become the president of Wittenberg University on July 1.

Tex-Mex Bike Ride Reveals Character of a Country

March 28, 2017
Hillary Hempstead
In the fall of 2016, Allen Memorial Art Museum staff member Michael Reynolds cycled from El Paso, Texas to Veracruz, Mexico. Reynolds documented his journey and made a film about the people he met during his travels. His film will screen at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 22, in the meeting house at First Church in Oberlin.

Obies Take SXSW by Storm

March 27, 2017
Justine Goode
More than a dozen Oberlin alumni, as well as two current students, made appearances at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, including an improviser whose sidekick is a robot with an iPad for a face, a vocalist and bassist for a punk rock band who just turned 21, and a former editor of the Washington Post now exploring the intersection of virtual reality and journalism.

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