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The Oberlin Review

Tyler Sloan

October 29
Filed under Uncategorized

Tyler Sloan is a senior double major in Politics and Law and Society from New York, NY. She began writing for The Oberlin Review her first semester of college and hasn't looked back. She has worked as a staff writer, Sports editor, News editor and is currently Editor-in-Chief. As of this fall, her by...

Hazel Galloway

Hazel Galloway

October 29
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Hazel Galloway is a fourth-year Biology major who started at the Review in 2014 as a copy editor, and has also served as This Week editor (2014-2015), production manager (fall 2015), and currently as web manager. Despite having moved on in life, grammar and the style guide remain near to her heart....

AMAM’s “Conversations” Explores Asian Artistic Influence

Julia Peterson, Production Editor
October 28
Filed under ARTS, Features, Visual Art

The Allen’s newest exhibit, Conversations: Past and Present in Asia and America challenges the popular assumption that art embodies a strict chronological progression from past to present and influence to influenced. To Curator of Asian Art Kevin Greenwood, it is a much more active process of cultural ...

On the Record with Artist Christi Birchfield

On the Record with Artist Christi Birchfield

Interview by Vida Weisblum, Editor-in-Chief
October 28
Filed under ARTS, On the Record

This past Wednesday, 2016 Creative Workforce Fellowship award-winning artist Christi Birchfield visited Oberlin for a talk about her work as a multimedia artist with a passion for printmaking. Having received her BFA in printmaking from the Cleveland Institute of Art and an MFA in visual art at Columbia ...

Freedom of Speech Threatened in Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

Editorial Board
October 28
Filed under Editorials, OPINIONS

When the Bundy Brothers were being acquitted for their January occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, several activists and journalists were getting thrown behind bars for protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, a 1,172-mile long route that would transport 470,000 ba...

Council Chooses Hillard for City Manager

Council Chooses Hillard for City Manager

Eliza Guinn, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

After months of uncertainty surrounding Oberlin’s lack of a permanent city manager, City Council unanimously selected Robert Hillard to fill the position Thursday evening. Hillard was previously the city manager for Allegan, MI, where he served from 2005–2016. The pick comes as a bit o...

Committee Forms to Begin Presidential Search

Louis Krauss, News Editor
October 28
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

The College will soon finalize the members of the Presidential Search Committee, which will eventually select the replacement for current President Marvin Krislov. After announcing the six trustees on the committee Oct. 10, elections were held for five additional representatives, one from e...

Campaigns Vie for Lorain Votes

Campaigns Vie for Lorain Votes

Sydney Allen, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

As a battleground county in a swing state, Lorain County will play a critical role in the bitter struggle to decide the next president Nov. 8. Both the Republican and Democratic campaigns have headquarters downtown in the City of Lorain, in addition to a Hillary for Ohio base here in Oberli...

Historic Prison Strike Protests Legal Slavery

Sami Mericle, Opinions Editor
October 28
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

In the 21st century, it is unbelievable that much of the U.S. population can be legally enslaved. A national prison strike protesting just that has reached at least 29 prisons in 22 states, garnering appallingly little media attention since it commenced on Sept. 9. The strike was staged to commemorat...

Feminism Will Become Law Under Clinton

Amber Scherer, Contributing Writer
October 28
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

As a country, we’ve finally made it through all three presidential debates. The matches were tense and personal, which gave us a deep look at the candidates’ characters. One resorted to insult, accusation and primal displays of arrogance while the other prioritized policy over performance. She may not make gre...

Gym Renovations Necessary

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
October 28
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The walls of Philips Gym are lined with photos of those who came before us — the varsity athletes and coaches that dedicated their time, their bodies, their hearts and souls to representing Oberlin to the best of their ability. Earlier this month, it was announced that Philips will soon be turned...

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