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The Oberlin Review

Krislov Named President of Pace University

Krislov Named President of Pace University

Melissa Harris and Alexis Dill

Oberlin College’s top administrative spots are up for grabs as searches ensue to replace President Marvin Krislov and Vice President of Finance and Administration Mike Frandsen. Krislov, who announced his impending departure in September, will leave for a new post as president of Pace University in New York City beginning Aug. 1. His decade of...

Cleveland State Report Reveals Housing Deficiencies

Cleveland State Report Reveals Housing Deficiencies

Olive Sherman

A recent study of Oberlin’s housing shows that the city has an aging housing stock and lacks affordable housing for seniors and low-income residents. City Council will reference the study, conducted between May and December 2016 by Cleveland State University, when considering future policies on housing as well as when the city creates its new comprehensive...

College Embraces New Technology, Research

College Embraces New Technology, Research

Karen Weiner

The College’s Chemistry and Biochemistry departments have added two new pieces of equipment to allow students and professors to separate compounds down to extremely small sizes to study their makeup. These large and expensive devices, known as chromatograph-spectrometers, will help the two departments in conducting research. Seeing as the previous...

Student Senate Pivots in Favor of Activism

Student Senate Pivots in Favor of Activism

Sydney Allen, Production Editor

As a group of newly elected representatives settle in, Student Senate is increasingly embracing its institutional influence and activist sentiments — a shift from just a few years ago when student interest and participation in Senate was at a low. Last week’s Senate election brought 25 students to the spotlight as they jockeyed and campaigned...

Off the Cuff: Zoé Samudzi, Medical Sociology Ph.D. Candidate

February 17

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New President Should Prioritize Communication

Editorial Board

Oberlin is undergoing an administrative makeover with President Marvin Krislov and Vice President for Finance and Administration Mike Frandsen both departing this spring. With these two major transitions, the College is approaching a decisive opportunity to address students’ major concerns with administrative shortcomings....

Oberlin Should Look to Universities as Financial Models

Jordan Joseph, Contributing Writer

It’s no secret that the College is facing a dire financial situation caused in part by an over-reliance on tuition as revenue. This crunch was exacerbated due to the unusually high number of enrollment withdrawals over the summer. Unfortunately, administrators have decided to place the brunt of the cuts on academic departments, ...

Student Senate Strives to Centralize Activism

Meg Parker, Contributing Writer

This op-ed is part of the Review’s Student Senate column. In an effort to increase communication and transparency, Student Senators provide personal perspectives on recent events on campus and in the community. Student Senate is an inherently political body. Former Student Senator and College sophomore Kameron Dunbar wrote an...

Kasich’s Opioid Regulations Backfire

Jackie Brant, Contributing Writer

Every five hours, someone overdoses on heroin in Ohio. One in every nine deaths from heroin overdoses in the U.S. occurs in Ohio, leading the nation. In Lorain County, approximately 140 people died from heroin overdoses in 2016, according to The Chronicle-Telegram. On the other hand, according to The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio...

Russian Connections Warrant Investigation

February 17

Administration Neglects Mental Health Needs

February 17

Immigration Ban Undermines Urban Values

February 17

Cravings

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Cravings

Cravings

Brian Tom, Contributor

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Women’s Tennis Splits Home Opener

Women’s Tennis Splits Home Opener

Sam Harris

Women’s tennis swept the Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets 9–0 in its first win of the season Saturday before falling to Division II Indiana University of Pennsylvania 7–2 later that afternoon. Led by veteran players but bolstered by a strong rookie class, Oberlin’s record stands at 1–2. Though the spring season has just begun, the sq...

Yeowomen Take Fifth in Conference Finale

Yeowomen Take Fifth in Conference Finale

James Cato

The swimming and diving teams shattered 20 personal records and two school records at the North Coast Athletic Conference Championships Feb. 8–11 at Denison University. Despite being low in numbers, the women captured fifth place overall while the men clinched eighth. “I think that everyone really put in their best work this past weekend,” ...

Lifetime Promotes NWSL

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor

Game 7 of the 2014 World Series. The Golden State Warriors’ Championship-clinching Game 6 victory over LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers. The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Which one had the most viewers? Hint: The answer will defy the myth that no one watches women’s sports. While two of the biggest games in baseball and basketball had 23 mill...

Track, Field Collects NCAC Athlete of the Week Awards

February 17

Huskies’ Dominance Hurts Competition, Interest in Women’s Basketball

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In The Locker Room with Men’s Lacrosse

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Summer Sun, Something’s Begun

Summer Sun, Something’s Begun

Izzy Rosenstein, This Week Editor

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Established 1874.