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The Oberlin Review

Local Officer Cleared of Charges

Louis Krauss, News Editor
September 30
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS

Oberlin Police Chief Juan Torres said he would not pursue further action in response to a report of local police harassment. City residents Monique Brooks-Cochran and her fiancé Arvis Townsend, who are both Black, filed the complaint after officer Bashshar Wiley allegedly harassed and monitored their...

Students Advocate for More Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Students Advocate for More Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Melissa Harris, Production Editor
September 30
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

When Conservatory students William Adams and Zoe Cutler brought up the lack of gender-neutral bathrooms in the Conservatory last year to Title IX coordinators, the initial feedback gave them hope. Administrators said they would consider making additional gender-neutral bathrooms a component of last...

Off the Cuff: Cindy Frantz, Psychology Professor

Off the Cuff: Cindy Frantz, Psychology Professor

Oliver Bok, News Editor
September 30
Filed under Features, NEWS, Off the Cuff

Cindy Frantz is a Psychology professor who studies social psychology with an emphasis on bias and discrimination. Frantz teaches classes about implicit bias and ran a workshop with faculty and staff on reducing implicit bias Thursday. Frantz also researches environmental psychology, works with the Env...

Trustees to Consider Philips Gym Expansion

Trustees to Consider Philips Gym Expansion

Louis Krauss, News Editor
September 16
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

The Board of Trustees will decide whether to approve the long-planned expansions to Philips gym at meetings taking place Oct. 6–8. The additions include renovating Robert Carr Pool and building a health and wellness center to house a new weight room, cardio facility, yoga room and general class-meeting...

Clinton Campaign Volunteers Flock to Oberlin Office

Clinton Campaign Volunteers Flock to Oberlin Office

September 16
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

Oberlin became the new home for one of Hillary Clinton's campaign offices Thursday, thrusting the town into the forefront of a heated battle for president in the waning days before the general election. On Thursday, Clinton’s Ohio team hosted a party to inaugurate the opening of its Oberl...

Report Unpacks Campus Climate on Disability

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
September 16
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Confusion, resentment, frustration, inadequate understanding and a passionate desire for change — these are some of the terms the Working Group on Disability and Access used to describe the current campus climate on disability. The working group released its preliminary report via email on Aug....

Off the Cuff: Michele Norris, Author and Former NPR Host

Off the Cuff: Michele Norris, Author and Former NPR Host

Louis Krauss, News Editor
September 16
Filed under Features, NEWS, Off the Cuff

Michele Norris is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist who spent nine years as the host of All Things Considered, NPR’s longest-running program. After graduating from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Norris began working as a print journalist at the Chicago Tribune, Los...

Microburst Winds Knock Out Power Lines, Trees

Microburst Winds Knock Out Power Lines, Trees

Eliza Guinn
September 16
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

More than 3,000 Oberlin residents lost power Saturday afternoon as a result of a microburst — a particularly severe storm characterized by winds up to 100 mph. Microbursts are similar to tornados, but differ in the winds and rain that push downward, collapsing trees rather than uprooting them up like...

Students Rally as OCOPE Negotiations Continue

Students Rally as OCOPE Negotiations Continue

Madeline Stocker, Editor-in-Chief
April 29
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Students, faculty and College employees from multiple labor unions gathered outside Hall Auditorium earlier today in support of campus workers currently engaging in contract negotiations with the College. The Oberlin College and Professional Employees, a union of campus workers, met with administrato...

Feature Photo: India Garden

Feature Photo: India Garden

Kerensa Loadholt, News Editor
April 22
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS

India Garden Head Chef Babul flips naan for the restaurant’s inaugural batch of customers. India Garden, the new Indian restaurant located at 65 East College Street, opened for business Thursday. The establishment takes the place of Magpie Pizza, which relocated to Sheffield Village in November 2015....

News Brief: Hotel Lawsuit Settled

Sydney Allen, Production editor
April 22
Filed under Campus News, Community News, Features, NEWS, Uncategorized

After last week’s lawsuit between the city of Oberlin and the College involving the Peter B. Lewis Gateway Center, the drama has finally come to an end. A settlement agreement was reached Wednesday between both parties. The Oberlin City Council unanimously approved the settlement, which resolves...

Feature Photo: Anti-Oppression Symposium

Feature Photo: Anti-Oppression Symposium

Adam Gittin, News Editor
March 11
Filed under Features, NEWS

Students gathered in the King Building Thursday evening for a teach-in on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict hosted by Students for a Free Palestine. Titled “Palestine 101,” the educational forum featured talks by double-degree first-year Alexandra Smith, College sophomore Christopher Kennedy and College...

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