A straight former captain of Oberlin College’s soccer team and a gay soccer fan in England have teamed up to demand that the 2018 World Cup be removed from Russia for its human rights record.
Zach Lewis ’09 has collected almost 65,000 e-signatures so far.
Married but Single — Karla Murthy ’95 profiles Meg Coward ’95 and her wife Sarah’s difficulties living in a state that does not recognize same-sex marriages.
Have you registered for #ObieCRW 2014 yet? Here are just a few of the dozens of awesome events on tap for the weekend:
Early Bird Registration ends April 30. Register today!
After his service [in the Civil War], Koons attended Oberlin College, where he graduated in 1874 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.Koons’s time at Oberlin – a coed institution - was instrumental in relation to his belief in gender equality, which is evidenced by his actions during his tenure at UConn. Koons moved on to Yale University following his time at Oberlin, attaining his Ph.D. in 1881.
Hired in 1881 along with two other professors, Koons taught natural history for the newly implemented Storrs Agricultural College, which would later become the University of Connecticut.
This is a nifty story. I wonder what other schools have buildings named after Obies…
Author Bee Ridgway (AKA Bethany Schneider ’93) returns to campus this week to present her talk "Sex! Time Travel! Publishing!" She will also do a reading of her latest book The River of No Return.
Alumni in Service to Oberlin College (ASOC) was established four decades ago to help departments, programs, and student groups bring alumni back to campus to lecture and meet with current students and other members of the community.