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The Oberlin Review

Standing Rock Serves as Model for Future Protests

Editorial Board
December 9
Filed under Editorials, OPINIONS

In a major victory for the Standing Rock Sioux, the Army Corps of Engineers announced Sunday that it would reroute the Dakota Access Pipeline away from native land. Though the Sioux’s success is still tentative — President-elect Donald Trump could pressure the Army to reverse the decision when he takes...

Music Activism Makes Waves at Oberlin, Beyond

Julia Peterson, Production Editor
December 9
Filed under ARTS, Features, Music

Since the founding of Oberlin Conservatory in 1865, music has been one of the Oberlin community’s most powerful attributes. Now, with sociopolitical tensions from Standing Rock, ND, to the White House coming to a head, music stands to join both faculty-led and student organized conversations and movements...

Stein Touts Pseudoscience for Votes

Nick Bassman, Contributing Writer
September 30
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS, Recent Stories

Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein represents a much-needed voice on progressive issues. As 2016’s most nuanced and righteously dissident candidate on issues from race to renewable energy, Stein has made her campaign a rallying point for leftists, so it feels like a betrayal when she entertains ...

Dakota Access Pipeline Protests Mirror Oberlin’s Anti-Pipeline Campaign

CJ Blair, Contributing Writer
September 16
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS, Recent Stories

The federal government’s request to halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline was met by cheers from the thousands of Native people gathered in protest at Standing Rock last Friday. This order, however, coming on the heels of a ruling that dismissed the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s anti-pipeline...

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