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The Oberlin Review

Off the Cuff with Helene Gayle

John Light, Editor-in-Chief
April 29
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

I hear from our College president that your brother went to Oberlin, and attending his Commencement weekend helped influence your decision to go into public health. What’s the story there? D.A. Henderson was the Commencement speaker, and I heard him and I was in medical school at the time. I...

Off the Cuff with Kathleen DeBoer, “Gotta Job Yet?!” Panelist

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor
April 15
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

The OECD has a long and interesting history, starting with the overseeing of the Marshall Plan after WWII. Can you explain its purpose then and how it’s evolved until now? If you’re familiar with George Marshall’s speech, you know that Europe needed to be rebuilt after WWII. I overheard some...

Off the Cuff with Tom Rosenstiel

Liv Combe, News Editor
April 6
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

How did you get into the field of journalism? I knew from the time I was in high school that I was considering journalism as a career, and I was editor of the Review as a junior. About three months before graduating, I got a call from the Washington columnist Jack Anderson with whom I had interned b...

Off the Cuff: Stanley Nelson, Documentary Filmmaker

Off the Cuff: Stanley Nelson, Documentary Filmmaker

Liv Combe, News Editor
March 18
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

When did you first get into documentary filmmaking? I got into it when I was in college. I was bouncing around film school and I took a film class and liked it, and it kind of stuck. Then when I got out of school I got a job with a documentary film company in New York. How do you go about gatherin...

Off the Cuff: Nell Irvin Painter

Carolyn Bick, Staff Writer
February 25
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

I was wondering about The History of White People. You’ve said before that we’re actually all black. Did I? Yeah. Well, in the sense that we all have African ancestry. The earliest homo sapiens are from Africa, and so everybody’s carrying around little bits of their DNA. If you want to...

Off The Cuff: Sex Educators Marshall Miller and Rachel Dart

Off The Cuff: Sex Educators Marshall Miller and Rachel Dart

Sophia Yapalater
February 11
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Off the Cuff

What got you interested in sex education? Rachel Dart: My best friend in high school was a sex educator. I thought what she did was awesome, and went to her with all of my questions. Later, when I was in school at NYU, I started working with their peer educator program and began teaching sex education ...

Off the Cuff: Beejhy Barhany

Off the Cuff: Beejhy Barhany

Max Anzilotti
February 11
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Why did you decide to form BINA? We formed it in the beginning to network and help one another any way we could -- with a job, with housing. We just wanted to create a network for newcomers, which we knew from experience that it isn’t easy to be. So we said, “Why don’t we form a small organiza...

Off the Cuff: Lee Doren, “Crasher-in-Chief”

Ian Seeley and Sam Jewler
December 4
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

So, you had no hesitation coming to Oberlin? No, not one bit. I really enjoy speaking to students because I had very similar experiences, obviously. You can tell I’m not that much older than all of you. Do you have any personal experience with [professors using their classrooms to promote th...

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