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Alumna Offers Advice for New Graduates

Wendy Uhlmann, OC '83
May 5, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: For seniors, graduation is in less than three weeks. Here are some tips from the perspective of an Alumni Leadership Council member, but mostly written from my experiences as an alumna, parent of two Obies and university faculty member. Take time to celebrate your accomplishment o...

Graduates of Oberlin Must Continue Justice Work

Anh Lê, Parent
April 29, 2016
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: My son, College senior Minh-Jeffrey Lê, will be graduating with a degree in Economics from Oberlin College in May. My family and I applaud and congratulate Minh-Jeffrey and all of the graduating seniors. We also send our warmest and best wishes to all Oberlin College students a...

Your Satisfaction Will Follow “U”

Josh Ashkinaze, Columnist
April 1, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

In late March, somebody on Reddit posted a question: “What event divided your life into ‘before’ and ‘after’?” One answer was, “I think I’m still in the ‘before’ stage of my life, if I’m being honest.” And this resonated with me because I probably am too. But it would be nice to...

Just Ask Us: To Do List Before Graduation

Jolie De Feis and Mike Plotz
May 8, 2015
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

Disclaimer: “Just Ask Us and We’ll Tell Ya” is a satirical column, and the Review does not condone illegal activity of any kind. Hear ye, hear ye. It has come time for our final Review article, and boy, are we sad. As seasoned Oberlin students and soon-to-be graduates, we know what is best fo...

Post-Graduation Plans Draw Unnecessary Judgment

Editorial Board
April 24, 2015
Filed under Editorials, OPINIONS

With the announcement that Michelle Obama will speak at this year’s Commencement, graduation is looking more exciting. But for those of us in the class of 2015, any excitement about accepting a diploma is compounded with anxiety about what comes next. And that’s more than just a question we’re...

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