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The Oberlin Review

Oberlin Should Seek Out Local Apparel Suppliers

Jackie Brant, Columnist
April 28, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

As the Review reported last week, an investigation by the Worker Rights Consortium released last December revealed that Nike had been using a sweatshop as a supplier for its collegiate clothing, violating its anti-sweatshop agreement with the College. As a college dedicated to social justice, Oberlin ...

Limited Number of Humanities Classes Pigeonholes Students

Jackie Brant, Columnist
April 21, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

Registration season is a stressful time for many students. We worry about when our registration slot will be, if we will get into the classes we need and, if we don’t, if we will be able to successfully navigate add/drop period. As a first-year this spring, I had the second-to-last registration...

LA Legislature Misses Mark on HIV

Jackie Brant, Columnist
April 7, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

In a fight to end the stigmatization of HIV and AIDS, Democratic lawmakers in Los Angeles are seeking to pass legislation that would reduce the charge for not telling your partner that you have HIV before engaging in unprotected sex from a felony to a misdemeanor. This law would also apply to situations...

Cities Resist Trump’s Unconstitutional Order

Jackie Brant, Contributing Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Since President Donald Trump assumed office in January, one of his top priorities has been the strict enforcement of immigration laws, including the zealous deportation of undocumented immigrants. His main action to this point has been to issue several flawed executive orders, including one that bars...

Kasich’s Opioid Regulations Backfire

Jackie Brant, Contributing Writer
February 17, 2017
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Every five hours, someone overdoses on heroin in Ohio. One in every nine deaths from heroin overdoses in the U.S. occurs in Ohio, leading the nation. In Lorain County, approximately 140 people died from heroin overdoses in 2016, according to The Chronicle-Telegram. On the other hand, according to ...

Philosophy Departments Lack Diversity

Jackie Brant, Contributing Writer
February 10, 2017
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Despite having been warned about unequal gender distribution in the field, I was disappointed when I walked into my first day of Problems of Philosophy last semester and found few women in the room. While I’m admittedly only in my first year, my experience as a Philosophy major has shown me that, even...

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