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Feature Photo: City, Library, Renewal Levies on March 15 Ballot

Feature Photo: City, Library, Renewal Levies on March 15 Ballot

Adam Gittin, News Editor
March 4
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS

With Super Tuesday come and gone, it’s time for Ohioans to turn toward their own state’s primary on March 15. In addition to the presidential candidates, several levies will be on the ballot for renewal. The League of Women Voters of the Oberlin Area, a non-partisan voter mobilization organization,...

Feature Photo: Voter Registration

Review Staff
February 5
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Uncategorized

                      Double degree junior Jeremy Poe and College sophomores Mia Antezzo and Eli Hovland, all mem- bers of the Student Voter Coalition, table outside Mudd. The organization, wh...

Feature Photo: Kent Wong, UCLA professor and activist

Feature Photo: Kent Wong, UCLA professor and activist

Oliver Bok, News Editor
September 25
Filed under Features, NEWS

Kent Wong, professor at University of California, Los Angeles and director of the Center for Labor Research and Education, gave a talk at the College yesterday titled “Undocumented and Unafraid: A New Civil Rights Movement Led by Immigrant Youth.” Wong discussed his experiences working with undocume...

Kenyon Graduate Brings Synth-Pop to Cat

Kenyon Graduate Brings Synth-Pop to Cat

Lya Finston
September 18
Filed under ARTS, Features, Music, Recent Stories

College junior Sammy Mellman joined bands Half Waif and Sedna’s not alone. for a cohesive and friendly show at the Cat in the Cream Saturday night, creating a warm atmosphere of sweet tunes and even sweeter friendship. Half Waif, the synth-pop project of Kenyon College graduate Nandi Rose Plunkett,...

Featured Photo: Regina Benjamin

Featured Photo: Regina Benjamin

Oliver Bok, News Editor
February 27
Filed under Features, NEWS

Regina Benjamin, former Surgeon General and current professor of Public Health Sciences at Xavier University of Louisiana, speaks to an audience in Finney Chapel on Wednesday night as part of the Convocation Series. Benjamin talked about her experiences working as a doctor in rural Alabama and how her...

Brooklyn Electronic Act Interrupts Busy Schedule for Intimate Performance

Mohit Dubey
February 6
Filed under ARTS, Features, Music

The Latin American rhythms and ethereal electronics of Helado Negro will fill the Cat in the Cream this Saturday. Armed with a laptop, a keyboard and smooth vocals in both Spanish and English, Helado Negro, the stage name of Brooklyn-based musician Roberto Carlos Lange, will perform songs from his catalog...

Solarity Aims for Organizational Accessibility

Solarity Aims for Organizational Accessibility

Sarah Conner and Madeline Stocker, Contributing Writer and News Editor
October 10
Filed under Features, NEWS

In response to a recent increase in membership, the student leaders of Solarity, an organization that strives to unify the student body through large-scale music and dance productions, have made a number of structural and aspirational changes to their organization. Solarity’s co-chairs, C...

Student Innovators Bridge Digital Divide

Molly Brand
September 26
Filed under Features, NEWS

After successfully creating a device that allows underfunded schools to engage students with audiovisual content related to their lessons, five College students are attempting to raise $50,000 in order to take their project to the next level. The device, which the students are promoting through Lum...

Athletics Department Adopts New Trans* Policy

Kristopher Fraser, Staff Writer
May 2
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Oberlin’s Transgender Participatory Advisory Commit- tee has drafted a new set of athletic guidelines that requires inclusion and improved conditions for current and future trans* athletes. In late 2011, the NCAA established its own guidelines for trans* athletes. Almost immediately, the College form...

Ohio a Major Hub for Interstate Trafficking

Louis Krauss, Staff Writer
April 19
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS

The Human Trafficking Collective conducted two sessions this past week, in which the group’s Director Mindi Kuebler educated students and community members about the pervasiveness of human trafficking in Ohio. The state’s key location between major Midwest and East Coast cities makes Ohio a convenient...

Senate to Host Forums in order to Dispel Rumors, Seek Input on Tobacco Ban

Rachel Weinstein, News Editor
April 6
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Uncategorized

Despite a semester of setbacks, Student Senate continues to reform the College’s smoking policy in hopes of voting on its amendments before the end of the semester. Last updated on March 14, the proposed policy appears on the Office of Student Wellness website, with a bolded disclaimer stating,...

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