RASAN shapes first portion of Take Back the Night into protest

RASAN has changed the initial segment of its Take Back the Night event into a protest that supports sexual assault survivors and confronts rape culture, followed by an open mic session. SABRINE BRISMEUR/PHOTO EDITOR

Last Thursday, the Rape and Sexual Assault Network (RASAN) held its annual Take Back the Night event, “an international evening of solidarity and support for survivors of sexual assault and their supporters/allies,” according to RASAN’s email publicizing the event.

College staff teach in McCann School co-op program

High schooler Phoenix Hebel works in Driscoll as part of McCann Technical School’s co-op program. NICHOLAS GOLDROSEN/MANAGING EDITOR

Teaching and learning at the College do not occur just in classrooms – they are a vital part of the dining halls and the Office of Information Technology (OIT) here as well.

CC discovers accounting oversight, to reallocate $225,000 into budget

College Council (CC) has discovered $225,000 that was previously unaccounted for in its accounts and is considering how to put the money back into its budget. 

At the beginning of this year’s term, CC Treasurer Jamie Vaccaro ’21 found that CC’s balance, as listed with the controller’s office, was vastly higher than expected, a discrepancy tracing back to the 2016 fiscal year.  

The controller’s office first made CC aware of the disparity in mid-February.

College awards first TIDE grants

Eight projects have received funding from the College’s first Towards Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (TIDE) grants, a series of grants of up to $5000 to various College departments, offices, faculty, staff and students “to help facilitate the infusion of diversity, equity, and inclusion into all aspects of our campus by leveraging the creativity and passion of the members of our community,”  Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Equity Leticia Smith-Evans Haynes ’98 announced in a Feb. 11 email.

Graffiti naming neo-Nazi group found in Thompson Hall

The name of a neo-Nazi and white supremacist group was written several times on a whiteboard in Thompson Hall this weekend. According to an all-campus email sent by Vice President for Campus Life Steve Klass, Dean of the College Marlene Sandstrom and Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Equity Leticia S.E. Haynes ’99, the graffiti was reported by a student to the College, and the responsible party is still unknown.

One in Two Thousand: Jad Hamdan ’19

Sophia Shin/Photo Editor

I first met Jad when we were both members of the College’s honor committee, and now I have the honor of being his friend. We sat down to chat about his theses, the great state of Ohio and the best bad joke he knows.