The Alumni Association and the Young America Foundation, a group that promotes conservative causes on college campuses, also contributedfunding to this particular event.The Oberlin College Republicans were also responsible for bringing the speaker to campus.Obies tend to go the distance with a bit of metal in their nostrils.If you have a nose ring, stud or septum piercing, the hipster elite may grant you some eye contact, but don’t get too confident.For instance, PGPs, [preferred gender pronouns], are something that’s completely new to me.I learned that gender and sexual orientation are fluid, and that it’s not right to assume other people’s gender and orientation in binary terms.” – Pang Fei Chiang, Class of 2019 “I thought I was pretty liberal when I came to Oberlin, but quickly realized that compared to other people here I was pretty moderate.A black student accused an ice cream shop owner of racism after he told the student she was not allowed to sit at an outside table because she hadn’t purchased any items from his store.
Delivering the first lecture in the Ronald Reagan Political Lectureship Series, Malkin spoke about how “liberals see racism where it doesn’t exist, fabricate it when they can’t find it, and ignore it within their own ranks.” The lecture series is sponsored by Steven Shapiro, OC ’83.
But don’t get me wrong, the students here remain unique in their own ways.
People feel driven to create the new, challenge the system and change the world.
The albino squirrel has been a part of the college's history dating back to the 1970s and has become an endearing icon in recent years.
Often found in Tappan Square, the squirrels have held a special place in the hearts of many Obies.