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The Oberlin Review

Intersectional Comedian D’Lo Brings Variety Show to Oberlin

Intersectional Comedian D’Lo Brings Variety Show to Oberlin

Daniel Markus, Arts editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Features, Literature & Poetry, Recent Stories

A unique blend of stand-up comedy, poetry and storytelling awaits guests at the Cat in the Cream Sunday as actor and comedian D’Lo brings his touring variety show, D’FaQTo Life (pronounced “de facto”) to Oberlin. The show will be his first in Oberlin since 2013, when he performed as part of Co...

Women, Trans, Non-Binary Gym Hour Cancelled

Jacqueline McDermott
February 19, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Enthusiasm transformed into confusion for many after the Oberlin Athletics department reneged on its plan to add an hour designated for women, transgender and non-binary students to Philips gym’s regular Sunday schedule. The Oberlin Student Senate sent an email on Wednesday, Feb. 10, announcing...

How I Became More Feminine on T

Elly Higgins, Contributing Writer
September 11, 2015
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Even as a non-binary person, it’s important to recognize that in a lot of ways I am privileged within the trans community. As a white, trans masculine person, my voice is often prioritized over my trans feminine siblings and my siblings of color. Though I didn’t have the easiest time getting access...

Tabloids Promote Harmful View of Transgender Identity

Kiley Petersen, Opinions Editor
February 6, 2015
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Recent headlines in gossip magazines like InTouch, People and Us Weekly proclaim the news that former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner is transitioning to live openly as a woman. While I tend to regard tabloid news with as much respect and credibility as Jenny McCarthy’s anti-vaccine movement, the story ...

Allyship Training Overdue

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
September 12, 2014
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

In what has been an important step in the right direction for Oberlin College Athletics this fall, the department required all fall varsity athletes to attend a two-hour trans allyship workshop for the first time during preseason in late August. Student facilitators from the Multicultural Resource Cent...

Editorial: Trans Inclusion Policy Marks Progress in Oberlin Athletics

Emily Clarke
November 9, 2012
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Even at a progressive school like Oberlin, trans athletes must navigate an unsupportive, invasive and alienating web of obstacles in order to participate in sports at the club or varsity level. To the unions and associations that govern college sports, trans bodies constitute a potential advantage to...

OSCA Policy Addresses ResEd Housing Issues

The OSCA Board of Directors
December 11, 2009
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

Last week the OSCA board passed a historic proposal affirming every student’s right to safe and comfortable housing. Transgender and gender-variant students who are having significant, unresolvable issues within ResEd are now able to jump the wait list into co-op housing. Why was this proposal necessary?...

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