About The Source November 7, 2007

President's Desk

On Gratitude and More Celebration
Inauguration Weekend was a wonderful celebration of the rich history and vibrant contemporary life of Oberlin College - the College of Arts and Sciences and the Conservatory of Music - and the City of Oberlin.

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Hot Topic

Your Resource for Community Service
Are you interested in taking part in community service activities, but don't know how to get started? The Community Service Resource Center is ready to help you on your way.

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The State of Art

To better understand the effect of globalization on contemporary art, five international curators, critics, and museum directors will give their perspectives on art now at Global Compass, a free public symposium this Friday and Saturday. [Read More]

Quick Hits

Oberlin Football Will Be Televised
Come to Savage Stadium Saturday at 1:00 p.m. to cheer for the Yeomen as they take on Allegheny. Then relive the excitement by watching the game on television. SportsTime Ohio (Channel 71 through the Cable Co-op) is scheduled to broadcast the game Sunday at noon. Get a jump on the action by checking out the game program on the athletics web pages. [Read More]

Bassist Russell Manning's Star Turn on JAZZIZ CD
For the third year in a row, a Conservatory student is featured in JAZZIZ magazine’s education issue. This year, the original song representing Oberlin is by senior Russell Manning. [Read More]

A More Modern Mode of Bowling
The sport of bowling is evolving, and the Oberlin College Lanes are keeping up to date. This past summer, the facility retired its six wood lanes in exchange for Brunswick ProAnvilane synthetic overlays. [Read More]

The Professor as Moderator, Videotaped
New York's Philoctetes Center has a treat for those who couldn't attend its recent roundtable discussion, The Critic as Thinker. A video of Professor Roger Copeland moderating the discussion with three of the last half century's most influential theater critics is up and running on the center’s web site. [Read More]

Librarians in Oberlin: A Correction
We made an error in the story "43 Librarians Descend on Oberlin," which appeared in last week's edition of The Source (October 31, Vol. 1, No. 4). [Read More]

Photo of the Week

Campus Profile

Ben Klebanoff '09
Ben Klebanoff '09
  "I enjoy seeing things work better because of my efforts."
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Upcoming Events

Ambassadors Mohammad Mahallati and William Miller
Friday, November 9, 4:30 p.m.
The first two in the Department of Religion's lecture series, Friendship in Muslim Ethics - Theory and Practice.

Get Your Flu Shot
Wednesday, November 14,
9 a.m.to 4 p.m.

Flu shots for faculty and staff, free with your CIGNA card.

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Oberlin in the News

Richard Haass '73 Appears on CBS News with Katie Couric

President Krislov on WEOL's Les In The Morning

Robert Spano '83 Named Conductor of the Year

Oberlin's TIMARA Program Called One of the Best


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