NEWS


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FAVA hires Jackson as new director

Kathleen Jackson has been hired to serve as the new executive director of the Firelands Association for the Visual Arts in Oberlin.She assumed the res...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Council poised to expand LGBTQ protections

Council poised to expand LGBTQ protections

Discrimination against sexual orientation and gender identity could soon be illegal in Oberlin.City council is considering an expansion of existing an...

September 20th, 2017 |  


DACA dreamers supported by council

DACA dreamers supported by council

In opposition to President Donald Trump’s plan to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals initiative, Oberlin city council adopted a r...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Seniors gleeful over new $10K computer lab

Seniors gleeful over new $10K computer lab

“This is my first time using a computer!” exclaimed Holly Henderson as she used her finger to move playing cards across the touch screen d...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Rusty water mains to be replaced this fall

Rusty water mains to be replaced this fall

A final bid has been accepted for the Shipherd Circle water line project and construction is set to start this fall.Oberlin city council approved the ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


School board reviews year, sets goals

Strengths, weaknesses, and goals of the Oberlin City Schools were laid bare Saturday in an annual board of education retreat.Educators delved into top...

September 18th, 2017 updated: September 18th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


FOOTBALL: Yarber posts four TDs in 1st win

After three non-conference games in which Oberlin ended up on the wrong end of the result, coach Mike Akers and his team were looking to change the ou...

September 18th, 2017 |  


FOOTBALL: Turnovers tank Phoenix home opener

FOOTBALL: Turnovers tank Phoenix home opener

A series of turnovers at inopportune times doomed the Phoenix in their home opener as they fell 49-30 to the Trinity Trojans.After two weeks on the ro...

September 15th, 2017 |  


FOOTBALL: Turnovers tank Phoenix home opener

FOOTBALL: Turnovers tank Phoenix home opener

A series of turnovers at inopportune times doomed the Phoenix in their home opener as they fell 49-30 to the Trinity Trojans.After two weeks on the ro...

September 11th, 2017 |  


FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Phoenix struggle in 35-16 opening loss

FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Phoenix struggle in 35-16 opening loss

Missed throws and other offensive headaches cost the Phoenix football team its home opener Friday as Oberlin fell 35-16 to the Vermilion Sailors.Oberl...

August 26th, 2017 |  


FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Phoenix hope to ride no-huddle offense to success

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Phoenix hope to ride no-huddle offense to success

After four years of underwhelming records, the Oberlin Phoenix hope to rise from the ashes under new head coach Mike Akers.He replaces Garrett Mack, w...

August 7th, 2017 |  


FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Former Avon standout raising expectations for Firelands

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Former Avon standout raising expectations for Firelands

While the atmosphere at the Firelands Falcons’ football practice was fast-paced and hard-hitting Aug. 4, songs such as Led Zeppelin’s R...

August 7th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Funding loss, rising costs close Ohio Dance Theatre
Maple syrup season runs deep in Lorain County, warmer weather alters usual timeline

Maple syrup season runs deep in Lorain County, warmer weather alters usual timeline

Maple syrup season usually encompasses the month of March, but warmer temperatures this year moved up that timeline for manufacturers in Lorain County...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


‘Oberlin Through Brown Eyes’ to record oral histories

‘Oberlin Through Brown Eyes’ to record oral histories

The everyday experiences of black Oberlinians are of tremendous value and ought to be preserved for future generations.That’s what Annessa Olive...

January 24th, 2017 |  


What are you thankful for?

What are you thankful for?

Photos by Jonathan Delozier | Civitas MediaWe traveled to schools in Amherst, Oberlin, and Wellington to ask students what they are grateful for this ...

November 21st, 2016 |  


50 YEARS: Cleve and Marie Canham

50 YEARS: Cleve and Marie Canham

Cleve and Marie Canham are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this month. They were wed Nov. 26, 1966, in Davenport, Iowa.They have two childr...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Treasures on display as Oberlin Archives celebrate 50 years

Treasures on display as Oberlin Archives celebrate 50 years

In 1985, Ken Grossi visited the Oberlin Archives for the first time.He was a graduate student at Case Western University, conducting research on the f...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Artist Stephen Tomasko exhibits at Kendal Gallery

Artist Stephen Tomasko exhibits at Kendal Gallery

Photographs, graphite drawings, and encaustic paintings by artist Stephen Tomasko will be on display from March 29 to May 16 at the Kendal Gallery.The...

March 25th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Soucy backs Rimbert, Jindra.

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Protecting those harmed by Equifax

Make Oberlin better for non-drivers

To the editor:Over the next few weeks, we have a wonderful opportunity to redress many of Oberlin’s failures of past decades. We can provide a s...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Yes on 16, no on 17

To the editor:Two issues related to the use of Oberlin’s renewable energy credits, or RECs, will be on the ballot this November. Why? Because vo...

September 18th, 2017 |  


As the Clash said, know your rights

As the Clash said, know your rights

In their 1982 single, The Clash claimed people have three basic rights: 1) the right not to be killed, 2) the right to food money, and 3) the right to...

September 18th, 2017 updated: September 18th, 2017. |  


I turned on, tuned in… then I dropped out

I turned on, tuned in… then I dropped out

They promised us “the revolution would not be televised.”That’s good, because if it was, I’d probably miss it.I have never bee...

September 18th, 2017 |  


DACA fight brings memories to surface

To the editor:Recent issues concerning immigration and DACA brings to mind the plight of my family and my wife’s in the earlier years of America...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Concerns for our country

To the editor:I have survived segregation, served in my country’s military. and served years in law enforcement. I have experienced many challen...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


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