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Afrikan Heritage House faculty and residents hold an Umoja meeting over Zoom, as shown in the documentary

“Boxes Will Be Provided” Challenges Oberlin to Do More For Black Students

Atheena Frizzell July 9, 2020

When the College moved to remote learning this past spring, students enrolled in the Historic and Contemporary Debates in African American Education course knew they had to document the experience. Their...

College third-year Grace Smith takes a selfie with Queer Eye’s fashion expert Tan France while filming the show last summer.

On the Record: What It’s Like To Be On an Episode of Queer Eye

Gigi Ewing, Senior Associate Editor July 5, 2020

Editor’s note: Grace Smith has worked as a production editor for the Review, and was uninvolved with the editing of this interview. Smith is not working at the Review during the summer term. Rising...

SleepWalker’s 2020 Freshman List

Amari Newman and Quentin Zimbalist July 3, 2020

We are SleepWalker Entertainment. Starting off in 2018 as a radio show on Oberlin College’s WOBC 91.5 FM dedicated to highlighting underground hip-hop and the community that surrounds it, we have expanded...

College fourth-year and Arts & Culture Editor Aly Fogel.

Arts & Culture: A Year in “Review”

Kate Fishman and Jaimie Yue May 25, 2020

Editor's note: This article appears as part of a series in which the Review's graduating editors reflect on how their sections have evolved, the biggest stories of the year, and their time at the paper...

College fourth-year and Production Manager Devyn Malouf.

Devyn Malouf, Production Manager

Ivy Fernandez Smith, Production Manager May 25, 2020

College fourth-year Devyn Malouf, a Psychology major, has served as The Oberlin Review’s production manager since 2019’s Commencement & Reunion Weekend. Malouf first began working as a production...

Art by College fourth-year Sam Battle. “I really like to make art about nature, especially using topics from biology that a lot of people aren't super familiar with as metaphors,” Battle said. “I like being able to educate people about the crazy things their bodies can do, as well as connecting that to emotion and feeling.”

Students Create Art in Place 

Anna Farber May 5, 2020

    Art is always created in context — a truth made all the more apparent by the events of the past few months. Student artists at Oberlin, separated from campus resources, have had...

Performance-Based Courses, Capstones Transition Online

Kate Fishman, Associate Editor May 3, 2020

Transitioning to online learning in March was disruptive across departments, and for many graduating Dance majors the transition to online learning meant drastically changing their visions for final capstone...

“This Ain’t No Video Game, We Want Outta This Circus:” Oberlin Artist Explores Stigma During COVID-19

Casey Troost, Staff Writer May 3, 2020

A new collaborative art project created by Oberlin resident Tekikki Walker, OC ’12, and Calgary-based Simone Saunders was unveiled online on April 29 as part of The Social Distancing Festival. The...

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“What are you watching, Obies?” Survey Results: Rewatching Feel-Good Movies and TV

Kushagra Kar, Production Editor April 23, 2020

Editor’s note: This is the fourth and final article in the Review’s series responding to the “What are you watching, Obies?” survey created by Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant...

Molly Baz cooking from home in Bon Appétit’s recent video, “Pro Chefs Make 13 Kinds of Pantry Pasta | Test Kitchen Talks @ Home.”

“What are you watching, Obies?” Survey Results: Fill up on a YouTube Cooking Show

Kate Fishman, Associate Editor April 17, 2020

Editor’s note: This is the third article in the Review’s ongoing series responding to the “What are you watching, Obies?” survey created by Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor...

Former G.W. Zoo owner Joe Exotic, star of the Netflix series

“What are you watching, Obies?” Survey Results: “Tiger King” Places In Top Three Across Categories

Aly Fogel, Associate Editor April 14, 2020

Editor’s note: This article is part of the Review’s ongoing series responding to the “What are you watching, Obies?” survey created by Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor...

Jim brightens everyone’s day with the Dunder-Mifflin Olympiad in

“What are you watching, Obies?” Survey Results: Initial Reflections

Leah Vonderheide April 13, 2020

Editor's note: This article is the first of the Review's ongoing series responding to the "What are you watching, Obies?" survey created by Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor...

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