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Palestine 101: Problematic and Polarizing

Zach Lewis, Eliana Golding, and Shoshana Silverman
December 11, 2009
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: Recently we attended Palestine 101. We write this as supporters of Israel and of a free Palestine. As potential allies, we are disappointed that the approach, content and language of this presentation were so alienating and polarizing. The method of this presentation included harmful...

The Review Ineffectively Addresses AMP

David R. Ashenhurst
December 11, 2009
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: You could knock me over with a feather: The Oberlin News-Tribune, with far less time to put it together, actually presented the American Municipal Power Generating Station story better than The Oberlin Review did. That’s almost the first time in my memory, and certainly the first on a st...

Re-examining Safe Spaces

Avital Isaacs
December 4, 2009
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: William Elman’s letter to the editors in the last Review [“Safe Spaces Impede Interaction,” Nov. 20] seems to tread over familiar rhetorical territory, rather than address new “trends” in Oberlin’s culture. It may seem to him, and others, that Oberlin’s safe spaces e...

Get the College Off Coal Power

Phoebe Flaherty
December 4, 2009
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: In addition to being known as a progressive, socially liberal school, Oberlin College finds itself with a green reputation; the integration of the co-op system, sustainable buildings such as the AJLC and residences such as SEED House demonstrate ways in which the College and students...

Oberlin Assists Town’s College Applicants

Bo Arbogast
December 4, 2009
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: It’s that time of year again — not the holidays, the college application season! For the past several years, the College community has been reaching out to students at Oberlin High School to help young people prepare their college essays. The college essay is only one part of a...

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