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The Oberlin Review

OCS Utilizes Local Produce

OCS Utilizes Local Produce

Louie Krauss, Staff Writer
March 15
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Beginning this year, Oberlin will take part in Plant a Row for the Hungry, a national program that helps provide freshly grown produce to families in need. Through this program, the College’s gardens will donate an extra row of fruits and vegetables to Oberlin Community Services, a responsive community...

Professors Sue College, Cite Discrimination

Professors Sue College, Cite Discrimination

Rosemary Boeglin and Julia Herbst
March 15
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Assistant Professor of French and Cinema Studies Grace An filed a lawsuit against the College on March 5, claiming that the institution failed to address repeated instances of sex-based harassment by fellow French Department faculty member Professor Ali Yedes, who is also a member of the Comparative...

Executive Powers Grow at Expense of Other Branches of Government

Sean Para, Columnist
March 15
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

Recent allegations in Congress against the CIA have highlighted a major trend in U.S. constitutional history in the past century. Since the administration of Theodore Roosevelt, the federal government has gained power relative to state governments, while within the federal government, the executive branch...

Israel, Palestine Must Move Toward Future of Collaboration

Jonathan Jue-Wong, Contributing Writer
March 15
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

I did not grow up with an innate love or loyalty to the state of Israel. My first memory of “Israel” as a nation stemmed from a political cartoon I found when I was perhaps six or seven years old. In the cartoon, two military pilots are seated in F-16 fighters — one is American, the other Israeli,...

Clarifying What We Mean by “Community” at Oberlin

Machmud Makhmudov, Student Senator and Contributing Writer
March 15
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Of the few moments that I can recall from freshman orientation, I still distinctly remember my first time sitting in North Quad. It was the type of warm, end-of-summer night that lasts forever while making no promises of any more to come. I sat in the middle of the grassy field with the rest of the newest...

Epigenetics Dramatically Alters How Scientists Think About Their Discipline

Joshua Kogan, Columnist
March 15
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

Epigenetics is a field of scientific research that has seen explosive growth over the past decade or so. It is starting to come to the attention of the general public, featured in numerous publications including The New York Times and now The Oberlin Review. I’ve become convinced that everybody, re...

Student Senate Reaches an Impasse

Aidan Apel, College fourth-year
March 15
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editor: Student Senate kicked off its spring semester with what many are euphemizing as a ‘divide.’ “From the start, it was clear we were not wanted on Senate. Within the first 20 minutes, some senators called for a re-election,” according to a newly elected senator who wished to remain...

ROI Commentary Grievously Misplaces Valuation

Max Coleman, College fourth-year
March 15
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editor: Last week’s Review article, “Oberlin College Ranked U.S.’s Worst Return on Investment,” [The Oberlin Review. March 7. 2014] likely succeeded in alienating a majority of the Oberlin community. In the article, which criticizes Oberlin’s social justice focus, Aidan Apel writes: ...

Dean’s Office Requires Student Participation

Eric Estes, Dean of Students
March 15
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editor: During the week of March 10, the Office of the Dean of Students will survey randomly selected students from all classes to assist us in evaluating the class dean system. It is a very brief survey that should take you only about five minutes to complete. We would like to determine...

Students, Union Rally for Farmworkers

Students, Union Rally for Farmworkers

Kris Fraser, Staff Writer
March 14
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Oberlin students picketed a Wendy’s in Columbus, OH this past Sunday, joining a Florida worker’s union in a march for farmworker justice. Protesters attempted to pressure Wendy’s into signing Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ Fair Food Agreement, legislation that both guarantees farmers a penny...

Black Aims to Shock Audience in Stand-Up Show

Matt Sprung, Staff Writer
March 14
Filed under ARTS

Michael Ian Black strolled onto the stage of Finney Chapel Wednesday night and started off with the obvi­ous question: “What the fuck is going on outside with this weather?” This was immediately followed by, “This is the worst thing that’s ever happened to me.” Black, a comedian, actor and...

$10 Term Bill Fee Funds Carbon Neutrality Efforts

Waylon Cunningham, Contributer
March 14
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Next semester, an extra $10 will be tacked onto term bills in order to finance Oberlin’s Green EDGE Fund. The Board of Trustees approved increasing a proposal last week to increase the Green EDGE Fund to $30 per semester. Additional funding will be directed toward the new Carbon Management Fund, an...

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