Category Archives: Oberlin – City

Oh, Oberlin: Dawn Neely-Randall talks about too much standardized testing

Through¬†almost five years in Oberlin I don’t think I spent the time talking with elementary language arts teacher Dawn Neely-Randall that I did today. And that’s a shame. The show today revolved around her recent activity as an advocate for … Continue reading

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Oh Oberlin, April 12: Interview with John Gates

Saturday I interviewed Oberlin resident John Gates, one-time elementary school teacher and principal (I had him as a teacher in second and fifth grade in the Oberlin City Schools). Gates is active now with the Oberlin Farmers Market. He also … Continue reading

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Issue 22 in Oberlin

Quick check. Who would be interested in a call-in show about Issue 22?¬†I could try to get this in for the May 3 episode of “Oh, Oberlin.”

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When recording my show goes awry

In my college days I did a blues radio show for three years with my roommate. Grinnell College, in the middle of an Iowa corn field, had a radio station that could be heard for maybe five miles in any … Continue reading

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Oh Oberlin March 15: Ev Tyree

Listen to the WOBC radio show here.

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Oh Oberlin, do you know who you lost?

The show for Saturday, March 15 is going to be a tribute to Ev Tyree who passed away Sunday, March 9. Any of us could run down a list of influential people in our lives and Mr. Tyree was certainly … Continue reading

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Listen: My interview with John Schroth

Click through to YouTube to listen to the March 1 episode of Oh Oberlin. Leave me a comment also about your sense if the show so far. Future questions for the Oberlin City Schools superintendent? Leave those too.

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Show 3: John Schroth

Saturday I welcome Oberlin City Schools Superintendent John Schroth for a conversation about the one campus concept, International Baccalaureate and snow days. Just in time for that, the forecast calls for snow. Listen to the first two shows, with Oberlin … Continue reading

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First show has aired

Oh Oberlin airs every Saturday at 5 p.m. on 91.5 WOBC. With co-host Tom Geller, I welcomed Oberlin City Manager Eric Norenberg into the studio this week. With any budget, I would load the audio here. Thanks to Tom for … Continue reading

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Going on air

Well. I guess I will be doing a weekly radio show on WOBC, 91.5 FM, in Oberlin starting this Saturday. My plan is to: *interview each week someone of interest from the city of Oberlin. That doesn’t have to be … Continue reading

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