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The Oberlin Review

Student Senators Call for Financial Aid Transparency, Engagement

Jordan Ecker and Ty Wagner
November 21
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS, Student Senate

Oberlin College Student Senate is committed to investigating Oberlin’s finances by gathering as much information as possible, synthesizing this information so that students can engage with it, creating discussions about Oberlin’s financial direction particularly involving financial aid and making...

TIME Misses Point with Poll, Apology

Taylor Field, Staff Writer
November 21
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

TIME magazine announced its fourth annual poll on Nov. 12 in order to determine “Which Word Should Be Banned in 2015?” The poll lists 15 options for words to be banished, and beneath the poll, TIME elaborates on “the type of person who would like to see each nominee launched into the deepest, ...

Activists Concerned Over Black Student Enrollment Numbers

Oliver Bok, Staff Writer
November 21
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Uncategorized

Members of Student Senate formed a task force in response to the efforts of student activists, who expressed concern at a recent plenary that the percentage of black students and other students of color at Oberlin is too low. According to College junior and Student Senator Nick Canavan, the new task force t...

New Shelter Provides Transitional Housing

Emma Paul, Staff Writer
November 21
Filed under Community News, NEWS

After four years of work, Valor Home will open a veteran’s shelter in Lorain by the end of this month. Meant to house veterans for up to two years, Valor Home, a program that is part of Family & Community Services, provides transitional housing with a mission, according to their website, ...

Feature Photo: Todxs Unidxs por Ayotzinapa (All United for Ayotzinapa)

Feature Photo: Todxs Unidxs por Ayotzinapa (All United for Ayotzinapa)

Madeline Stocker, News Editor
November 21
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

In accordance with an international day of action, Oberlin students posted dozens of posters throughout campus that display the faces of the 43 students from the Raul Isidro Burgos Rural Teachers’ College of Ayotzinapa in Iguala, Guererro, Mexico, who were kidnapped by the Mexican police late in Sep...

Attendance at CDS Policy Symposium Essential for Food Justice

Aliya Tuzhilin, Helena Bader, Eleanor Catlin, and Ayami Kan
November 21
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: Oberlin students and CDS employees have the incredible opportunity to help write a food policy for Oberlin College that will guide the College and CDS in its purchasing and employment practices. This Saturday, we, the Real Food Challenge, are hosting a symposium to discuss a draft...

Creative Writing Alumni Visit Oberlin For Flawed Yet Enjoyable Fiction Reading

Aviva Blonder, Staff Writer
November 21
Filed under ARTS, Literature & Poetry

According to Edan Lepucki, OC ’02, it was the “apotheosis of achievement” to return to campus and read aloud from her latest novel alongside fellow Oberlin graduate Jacob Bacharach, OC ’03, Thursday, Nov. 13. Her opening remarks reflected the tone of the evening: casual, but not without significance...

AAAC Features Blue Scholars in Showcase

AAAC Features Blue Scholars in Showcase

Adam Chazin-Grey
November 21
Filed under ARTS, Music, Recent Stories

Promoting inclusivity and self-expression is central to Blue Scholars’s mission; last Friday night, a frenzied mass of Oberlin students displayed wild enthusiasm for the pair’s vision at their ’Sco concert. The Oberlin Hip-Hop Collective and the Asia America Art Collective brought the Seattle-based...

Security Report

November 21
Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Nov. 13 1:18 p.m. A student reported the theft of a laptop from the lobby of South Hall. The laptop, valued at $1,000, was in a silver case with pink, black and white stickers. Friday, Nov. 14 8:02 a.m. An officer on patrol in the basement of Burton Hall observed a table with a broken leg in ...

Arthur, Urso, Women’s Cross Country Returns to NCAA Championships

Arthur, Urso, Women’s Cross Country Returns to NCAA Championships

Sarena Malsin, Staff Writer
November 21
Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS

The women’s cross country team placed second in the 2014 NCAA Great Lakes Regional race last Saturday, Nov. 15, earning them a bid to the NCAA Championships for the sixth consecutive year. The Yeomen will also send juniors Geno Arthur and Joshua Urso to the championship after the duo finished in third...

OCRL Encourages Respect, Tolerance

Oberlin College Republicans and Libertarians
November 21
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: Oberlin preaches tolerance of individuals and groups, but recently, we, the Oberlin College Republicans and Libertarians, as a club have seriously had to question the true tolerance of the Oberlin community. Responses to the climate debate and other recent demonstrations have shown...

On the Record with Founders of New Campus Zine ‘Treasures’

Colin Roshak, Staff Writer
November 21
Filed under ARTS, On the Record

This week, College juniors Sadie Oliver-Grey and Katalina Cabrera spoke with the Review about their new zine publication, “Treasures.”Afterasuccessfulfirst printing, Oliver-Grey and Cabrera are on the lookout for fresh creative talent and welcome submissions in the effort to expand and develop thei...

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