The only topic of extended discussion at Thursday’s Student-Trustee Forum was divestment from six companies profiting from Israeli policies regarding Palestine. Chair of the Board Clyde McGregor was absent so no trustee was authorized to speak on behalf of the Board, though many trustees took the chance to offer personal opinions.
Students and trustees will sit down together tomorrow night at 9pm around the long tables in Stevenson Dining hall for the Student-Trustee forum.
There’s a new addition to the format of the event. This forum will begin with about 10-15 minutes of mingling between students and trustees while they gather food and take their seats. The food will be standard reception fair, likely fruit, veggies, hummus and nachos and cheese.
We planned to get up at 8:15, cook a nice breakfast and have time to spare before the first day of Physics 051. I didn’t get up at 8:15 and neither did my housemate and EIC, Helena Thompson. Already, she wanted to skip: a committed second semester fifth-year. Continue reading
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Adrian Fenty ’92 opened this year’s convocation series with a talk on his efforts to reform the Washington, D.C. school system during his term as mayor. Continue reading
Welcome to Oberlin! For those of you seeking new content, for now…this is it. As I write this, we are out reporting and will have orientation coverage starting tomorrow. In addition, we’ll have boatloads of information up when The Guide launches and are currently working on a couple news stories that we’ll run when the rest of the student body return to campus.
Shayne Wells ’11 first met his councilmember Adrian Fenty ’92 when he was 16. Since then, he has volunteered for, interned with, and has acted as special assistant to the mayor of Washington, DC.
Patrick Doherty ‘11 stepped down from his position as Student Senate Liaison on Sunday. Former Outreach Coordinator Marlo Barrera ’12 has taken his place as Liaison. Continue reading
Karl Rove spoke to a packed Finney Chapel on Tuesday. He focused on four major issues: the stimulus bill, increased government spending, increased national debt and healthcare.