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Oberlin College Is Paying
$36.6M to Local Bakery
Sep 9, 2022 4:55 AM CDT
Oberlin College Is Paying $36.6M to Local Bakery
Ohio's top court declined to hear appeal from college in libel case
- Oberlin College has agreed to pay more than $36 million to the owners of a bakery across the street from the Ohio college, ending a long-running legal battle. Gibson's Bakery was initially awarded $44 million in punitive and compensatory damages after it sued the private college, arguing it had...
Jury Ups Bakery's Award
From Oberlin College to $44M
Jun 14, 2019 6:57 AM CDT
Jury Ups Bakery's Award From Oberlin College to $44M
Protests hurt business, market says
- Owners of a market were awarded $44 million in damages this week in a lawsuit claiming Oberlin College hurt their business and libeled them—in a case some observers said embodied racial hypersensitivity and political correctness run amok. An Ohio jury awarded David Gibson, son Allyn Gibson and Gibson's...
Oberlin College Must
Pay Bakery $11M
Jun 10, 2019 10:35 AM CDT
Oberlin College Must Pay Bakery $11M
State jury finds college libeled owners, hurt business
- Two and a half years after mass protests regarding a local bakery, Oberlin College has been ordered to pay that bakery $11 million. The story started in November 2016, when Gibson's Bakery, which is across the street from the Ohio private college, suspected a black Oberlin student of shoplifting...
Mar 4, 2013 10:56 AM CST
Oberlin Cancels Classes Amid Racial Uproar
KKK-styled figure seen; epithets appear around campus
- Oberlin has canceled classes today after a person was seen near the Ohio college's African Heritage House in Ku Klux Klan-style robes, Gawker reports. The appearance follows a month of hate messages around campus, including Black History Month posters defaced with the N-word and "Whites Only" written above...
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