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Editorial Board
May 19, 2017
Filed under Editorials, OPINIONS

Oberlin students are often presented as coddled, spoiled and so obsessed with political correctness that we have lost touch with reality, choosing to embrace a liberal utopia instead of facing the “real world.” If four years working at The Oberlin Review have taught us anything, it is that this port...

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May 6, 2017
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Old B Kitchen Closes Doors After 40 Years

Old B Kitchen Closes Doors After 40 Years

Jenna Gyimesi
May 5, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

A passerby can often find students sprawled across Old Barrows co-op’s front lawn with makeshift plates and homemade food on the days Oberlin’s erratic weather permits. But pizza night and special meals will soon be a thing of a past for this co-op’s members with the deteriorating kitchen shutt...

Students, CDS Workers Protest Bon Appétit

Students, CDS Workers Protest Bon Appétit

Melissa Harris, News editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Dining halls across campus were unusually empty Monday as hundreds boycotted Bon Appétit Management Company to stand in solidarity with Campus Dining Services staff. The protest, initiated by the Student Labor Action Coalition, aimed to push the College to separate from Bon Appétit and switch to a s...

Tennis Downs Denison at NCACs

Tennis Downs Denison at NCACs

Julie Schreiber, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

Oberlin tennis earned exhilarating back-to-back victories over rival Denison University Big Red, as both the men’s and women’s teams won their Sunday matches to finish third in the North Coast Athletic Conference Championships. The Yeomen made program history with their 5–2 win, beating the Big...

Insta Animals

Insta Animals

Izzy Rosenstein, This Week Editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under THIS WEEK

https://issuu.com/theoberlinreview/docs/5.5.2017/8

On the Record: Heather Marlowe, Playwright

On the Record: Heather Marlowe, Playwright

Victoria Garber, Arts and Culture editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under ARTS, On the Record, Theater & Film

Editor’s note: This article discusses sexual assault. Playwright, actor and activist Heather Marlowe graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2009 with a degree in art history before moving to San Francisco, where she dedicated much of her time to theater classes. Motivated by h...

Tobacco Ban Underscores College’s Flawed Governance

Jordan Ecker, Contributing Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Oberlin students received an email Monday from Vice President and Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo urging “members of the Oberlin community” to please respect the campus’ “tobacco-free” policy. The message wasn’t that there was a ban on cigarettes and that we would be punished ...

In The Locker Room with Sports Editors

In The Locker Room with Sports Editors

Jackie McDermott and Darren Zaslau, Sports Editors
May 5, 2017
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review’s Sports editors, Jackie McDermott and Darren Zaslau, sat down with each other to reflect on a year of covering Oberlin athletics, favorite memories of the Review and the best and most challenging parts of the job. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Darre...

Environmental Studies Fails in Interdisciplinary Approach

Sami Mericle and Kiley Petersen
May 5, 2017
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

As graduating Environmental Studies majors, we want to address the elephant in the AJLC: Most majors are deeply dissatisfied with the Environmental Studies program. Environmental Studies is a huge draw to the College for potential Oberlin students who, like us, were wowed by the beauty and d...

College Should Prioritize Healthy Working Environment Over Free Speech

Daniel Markus, Arts and Culture Editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Imagine the following scenario: You work in an office. One day at work, the company brings in a speaker to give a presentation about business development. Midway through, the presenter starts making incredibly disparaging comments about women. What would you do? Most likely, you would file a compla...

Krislov’s Legacy: A Retrospective

Krislov’s Legacy: A Retrospective

Tyler Sloan and Oliver Bok
May 5, 2017
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Fourteenth President Marvin Krislov departs from Oberlin this semester after a decade at the College to head Pace University in New York City. His legacy reflects the complex reality of leading a small liberal arts institution for many years, with an early honeymoon period followed by ongoing internal conf...

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