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The Oberlin Review

Administrators Rush to Finalize Clusters

Administrators Rush to Finalize Clusters

Melissa Harris, News editor

The College will soon finalize proposals for the new course cluster program, kicking off this fall at the Peter B. Lewis Gateway Center’s “StudiOC.” As the March 10 proposal deadline approaches for interested faculty members, students remain unaware which departments or course combina­tions will be available in the next course catalog released...

Police Catch Peeping Tom with Footage of Students

Louis Krauss and Andrea Wang

Police arrested a man in Erie County after finding videos on his phone containing footage of women, mostly Oberlin students, undressing in their off-campus houses. David Schindley, 45, from Huron, Ohio, filmed the videos while standing outside students’ houses between Jan. 12 and Feb. 5. According to Detective Robert Rieger from the Erie County Sher­iff’s...

Local Educators Urge State to Reduce Testing

Local Educators Urge State to Reduce Testing

Jack Brewster

As the Ohio Department of Edu­cation inches toward approving an education plan to comply with federal regulations, local teachers, parents and school board members are im­ploring the administration to amend the proposal. The regulations are part of the Every Student Succeeds Act, a federal ruling signed by former Presi­dent Barack Obama in 2015 that...

Rathskeller’s Future Unclear Under Financial Strains

Rathskeller’s Future Unclear Under Financial Strains

Eliza Guinn, Staff writer

The Rathskeller's abrupt closure at the beginning of the semester threw Campus Dining Service workers, students and community members into confusion and uncertainty about the future of the space. Four CDS workers have been assigned to the Rathskeller space since last semester, but the circumstances of their current work expectations remain unclear. On...

OSCA Cuts Business Ties with Gibson’s Bakery

February 24

Off the Cuff: Sophie Smith and Alicia Dinsmore, Activists

February 24

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Immigration Raid Discourse Requires Moral Intuition

Will Cramer, Contributing Writer

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have been arresting undocumented immigrants across the country for the past week, targeting those with and without criminal records. These raids mark a policy shift from former President Barack Obama’s executive orders that worked to ensure that law-abiding immigrants without prope...

With New EPA Head, Environmental Protection Falls to Citizens

Johan Cavert, Contributing Writer

Despite his ideological opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency, Senate confirmed former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the agency last Friday. Pruitt’s confirmation is further evidence that President Donald Trump and the Republican Party will neglect the health of our planet in favor of the fossil...

“Chris, you and I are going to have the meatloaf.”

“Chris, you and I are going to have the meatloaf.”

Emily Weakley, Contributor

Oberlin Lacks Reason to Place Trust in Board

Jeremy Poe, Contributing Writer

The Board of Trustees has seemingly done away with traditional public forums for students to speak to trustees, and the student body has yet to receive an explanation. Eliminating such access to the board is unprecedented and a significant cause for concern. The trustees seem determined to continue isolating themselves, giving the co...

RECs Best Invested in Community Programs

February 24

Progressives Should Focus on Local Activism

February 24

Disobedience Checks Unjust Laws

February 24

Cities Resist Trump’s Unconstitutional Order

February 24

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Who Ya Gonna Call?

Who Ya Gonna Call?

Izzy Rosenstein, This Week Editor

RECENT SCORES

  • Friday, February 24

    Women's Basketball

    Oberlin 54 - DePauw University 58

  • Tuesday, February 21

    Women's Basketball

    Oberlin 60 - Hiram College 43

  • Saturday, February 18

    Women's Basketball

    Oberlin 41 - DePauw University 60

  • Saturday, February 18

    Men's Basketball

    Oberlin 68 - DePauw University 71

  • Wednesday, February 15

    Men's Basketball

    Oberlin 87 - Allegheny College 78

  • Wednesday, February 15

    Women's Basketball

    Oberlin 67 - Allegheny College 40

  • Saturday, February 11

    Women's Basketball

    Oberlin 53 - Wittenberg University 50

  • Saturday, February 11

    Men's Basketball

    Oberlin 59 - Wabash College 65

  • Wednesday, February 8

    Men's Basketball

    Oberlin 80 - Kenyon College 60

  • Wednesday, February 8

    Women's Basketball

    Oberlin 52 - Kenyon College 41

Yeowomen Head to NCAC Semifinals

Yeowomen Head to NCAC Semifinals

Michaela Puterbaugh

Tuesday marked a pivotal point in Yeowomen basketball history as the squad, seeded fifth in the North Coast Athletic Conference tournament, defeated the fourth-seeded Hiram College Terriers 60–43 to become the first women’s basketball team to win a playoff game since 1999. With the win, Oberlin solidified a berth to the NCAC Semifinals today at...

In The Locker Room with Ultimate Frisbee

In The Locker Room with Ultimate Frisbee

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor

This week, the Review sat down with senior Maya Gillett, sophomore Faith Shaeffer and junior Caroline Beshers, members of the Preying Manti women’s ultimate Frisbee team, to discuss the camaraderie that is characteristic of the sport and the future of ultimate at Oberlin. This weekend, the team will travel to a US Association of Ultimate tournament i...

Dropping First Two Games, Yeomen Face Growing Pains

Dropping First Two Games, Yeomen Face Growing Pains

Alex McNicoll and James Cato

The men’s lacrosse team suffered season opening defeats this weekend, dropping its first two games against the John Carroll University Blue Streaks and Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets 19–6 and 18–5 respectively. After losing 10 seniors to graduation last year, seven of whom were starters, Head Coach Topher Grossman said this year’s...

DePauw Spoils Senior Day for Yeomen

February 24

Cool or Drool: Irving’s Flat Earth Nonsense

February 24

Rule Changes Ruining Baseball

February 24

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Established 1874.
Established 1874.