Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

The Oberlin College Bookstore is now selling Commencement regalia in preparation for the in-person ceremony on May 14.

Peter Baker to Speak at Modified, In-Person Commencement Ceremonies

Youssouf Doumbia , Writer April 14, 2021

Oberlin administrators, students, and parents are in the midst of Commencement planning after the College announced plans for a modified in-person ceremony on March 25. To comply with campus- and state-mandated...

Students and community members helped each other get to their vaccination appointments in Lorain County and surrounding areas.

Students, Community Members Support One Another in Getting to Vaccination Sites

Yuetong Chen April 7, 2021

After Ohio expanded vaccine availability to anyone over 16 on March 29, all Obies are finally eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines. While the College recently announced an on-campus vaccine clinic, over...

Students receive the Pfizer vaccine at The Lodge of New Russia Township on March 31.

College Loosens ObieSafe Measures as Vaccines Become Available

Gigi Ewing, Managing Editor April 2, 2021

Earlier today the College announced that it will open a vaccination clinic for students at Hales Gymnasium late next week. After almost two semesters of implementing a strict layered health strategy to...

“Go the Distance” is a new campaign launched by the Office of the Dean of Students to encourage students to continue social distancing through the coming months.

“Go the Distance” Campaign Encourages Students to Follow COVID Safety Measures

Anisa Curry Vietze, Editor-in-Chief March 19, 2021

New ObieSafe posters and signage will appear around campus in the coming days as part of the College’s “Go the Distance” campaign. Administrators created the campaign to remind students of the need...

Faculty and staff distributed packing boxes to students in the Root Room in Carnegie Building beginning March 13. Students in College housing were required to vacate campus by Monday, March 16 at noon.

A Community in Isolation and Collaboration: COVID-19 Year in Review

Gigi Ewing, Ella Moxley, and Nico Vickers March 12, 2021

The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic on March 11, 2020, sending the whole world into a tailspin. A year later, life on campus looks strikingly different than before the pandemic,...

International Admissions Adapts to COVID-19 Challenges, Looks to Future

Lauren Krainess March 12, 2021

With restrictions on travel, the international admissions and student life teams created new strategies for recruiting international students to apply for the class of 2025. The College is optimistic that...

The Counseling Center has noted decreased demand for services this semester despite the pandemic.

Despite Pandemic Stressors, Fewer Students Seek Counseling Services

Anisa Curry Vietze, Editor-in-Chief March 5, 2021

Editor’s note: This article contains mentions of mental illness and suicide. In a year marked by isolation, grief, and anxiety over a deadly disease, Oberlin’s Counseling Center expected to see...

Weekly COVID-19 Update

March 5, 2021

Lorain County Updates Lorain County’s weekly COVID-19 caseload continues to decrease. From Feb. 26 to March 4, the county reported 209 cases and 11 hospitalizations. These numbers follow 234 cases...

Weekly COVID-19 Update

February 26, 2021

Lorain County Updates COVID-19 cases for Lorain County have continued to trend downward this week. From Feb. 18 to Feb. 25 the county had 234 cases, five hospitalizations, and zero deaths. This is significantly...

Oberlin Community Services has faced an increase in demand for financial assistance over the last year.

Community Orgs Care for City Residents Amid Financial Hardship

Alexa Stevens, Production Staff February 19, 2021

Oberlin social service organizations have had to alter their practices in order to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has increased need across the community.  Demand for emergency assistance...

Weekly COVID-19 Update

February 19, 2021

Lorain County Updates In the last week between Feb. 11 and Feb. 18, Lorain County had 286 new COVID-19 cases, 24 new hospitalizations, and two new deaths. This number has been declining in the past...

Kendal at Oberlin administered its final vaccine clinic on Thursday, Feb. 11.

Kendal at Oberlin Finishes Series of Vaccination Clinics, Celebrates Success

Ella Moxley, News Editor February 12, 2021

Local retirement home Kendal at Oberlin completed its last of three COVID-19 vaccination clinics this Thursday. Nearly a year into the pandemic, the living facility has experienced just one positive COVID-19...

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