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The Oberlin Review

Community Organizes Against Hate Incidents

Elizabeth Kuhr and Duncan Standish
March 15
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Uncategorized

Reacting to this semester’s hateful speech and actions, many Oberlin students have begun organizing in an effort to address various community concerns. Among these are a late-night walking escort service called Walk-Line, a group trying to foster more unity between North and South campus and several...

The Future of Socialism

Sean Para, Columnist
March 15
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

The death of Hugo Chávez last week was a landmark event. It will have a dramatic impact on the future not only of Venezuela, but also for socialism as a political ideology. Hugo Chávez came to power in 1999, promising major reforms and the institution of socialism for the impoverished nation. Though...

Mental and Emotional Wellness Vital for Future

Simone Brodner, James Luttrell, and Sinem Semsioglu
March 15
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

Recent events have stirred conversations throughout campus about what kind of changes our community needs and how to implement them. As three students actively concerned about our community in the present and the future, we would like to underline the issue of students’ mental health and inadequate...

All Hail the King

Nate Levinson, Staff Writer
March 15
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

It’s rare to watch a sporting event and see something or someone historically great that no one has seen before. We watch because, as former Jets head coach Herm Edwards famously said, teams "play to win the game." But to be truly wowed by athletic feats on the field is uncommon. In recent memory, I’ve...

Security Report: March 7 – March 12, 2013

Staff
March 15
Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, March 7 1:05 a.m. A student reported witnessing an individual attempting to climb up the north wall of King Building at approximately 12:30 a.m. Officers responded, but did not locate the individual. 1:21 a.m. Two students reported the theft of two cell phones from their coat pocke...

Status Quo Reigns Supreme at Vatican

March 15
Filed under Editorials, OPINIONS

When Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected pope on Wednesday, the event was hailed as a sign that the Catholic church was finally, mercifully beginning to evolve to reflect the interests of its 21st-century membership. Bergoglio — or Francis I, as he will be known from here on out — is a native...

Kenya Reads to Open New Community Center

Kasey Cheydleur
March 15
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Kenya Reads is more than just a literacy program for Kenyan students in the slum of Kiamaina — it aspires to fundamentally change a community through education and opportunity. Started by two Oberlin students, College juniors Shauna Godfrey and Pete Njamunge, Kenya Reads is the culmination of years...

Oberlin-Wide Skillshare System Would Facilitate Connection

Daniel Lobb, Peter Saudek, and Essie Weiss-Tisman
March 15
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

In light of recent events in this community, we would like to encourage courageously creative brainstorming in the continuous effort to foster a more cohesive Oberlin. The ongoing forums at Afrikan Heritage House and the community conversations facilitated by One Town, especially, have showcased a willingness...

Struggling with Allyship, or, It Takes a Village

Ryan Brazell
March 15
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

As an open and visible member of the trans* community, I know intimately how it feels to be subjected to micro- and macroaggressions on a regular basis, even in historically and notoriously liberal pockets of the country like Oberlin and the Bay Area (where I currently live). My whiteness, however, affords...

OSWell Organizes Workshops, Expands Programs

Taylor Field and Matan Zeimer
March 15
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Last week, the Office of Student Wellness organized a series of events under the umbrella title “Anxiety and Beyond: Anxiety Awareness Week.” This series, which was motivated by a national trend in college students reporting more anxiety, came at an ideal time for the Oberlin community as it r...

Men’s Tennis Strong in Victory over Grove City

Taylor Swift
March 15
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

Grove City College proved to be no threat to the men’s tennis team last Saturday as the Yeomen cruised to a solid 6–3 victory over the Wolverines. After over a week with no matches, the Yeomen came out ready to fight for their fifth consecutive victory, rising to a 5–1 overall record. The Yeomen...

Oberlin Athletics in Solidarity

Rose Stoloff, Staff Writer
March 15
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

On Monday, March 4, the Oberlin community came together in a demonstration of solidarity. Within the larger group, smaller communities of students congregated to offer support and to discuss the multitude of thoughts plaguing everyone. The Athletics department was no exception. After meeting with...

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