Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Weekly COVID-19 Update

February 12, 2021

Lorain County Updates In the last week, Lorain County had 383 new COVID-19 cases,16 new hospitalizations, and no new deaths. The county has received 11,535 vaccine doses, and, as of Monday, Feb. 8,...

Courtesy of Director of Artistic Programming and External Relations Thea Boyd and Daniel Heinrich

A Celebration of Black Artistry; The Con Performs Its Way Through Black History Month

L. Joshua Jackson, Arts and Culture Editor February 5, 2021

The past year at Oberlin has been marked by the hard work of Black students, alumni, and professors pushing for more equitable practices around campus. In June, President Carmen Twillie Ambar announced...

Oberlin resident Josie Gruber used the What do you have? What do you need? group to find this beautiful Norfolk pine. She also then used the group to pass the plant along to someone else, upon realizing it was too big for her space.

Oberlin Facebook Group Connects Residents to Resources, Each Other

Anna Farber, Arts and Culture Editor December 4, 2020

As any longtime resident will know, the people of Oberlin are always looking for a way to help each other out, and not even a global pandemic could get in the way of that. In a creative solution to some...

During the fall semester, students were tested for COVID-19 in the Heisman Club Field House.

Weekly COVID-19 Update

December 4, 2020

Lorain County Updates In the past two weeks, between Nov. 19 and Dec. 3, Lorain County saw 2,285 new COVID-19 cases. A total of 7,777 confirmed cases have been recorded in Lorain County as of Dec. 3,...

Justin Emeka

One Generation to The Next: Justin Emeka Talks Black Artistry, Facilitates Dialogue in Theater Spaces

L. Joshua Jackson, Arts and Culture Editor December 4, 2020

As Associate Professor in both Theater and Africana Studies, Justin Emeka, OC ’95, has built a unique position for himself at Oberlin. This semester, Emeka worked with Professor of Theater, Matthew Wright...

College administrators hope that by delaying the spring semester, students will avoid the worst of the winter cold and will be able to spend more time outside to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Spring Semester Delayed Three Weeks as COVID-19 Cases Surge

Nico Vickers and Anisa Curry Vietze December 2, 2020

The College postponed the start of the spring 2021 semester from its original start date of Jan. 7 to Feb. 1, in response to the surge in COVID-19 cases nationwide and in Lorain County. President Carmen...

Oberlin City Schools will move to hybrid learning next January, after a fall semester of remote education.

Oberlin City Schools Extend Remote Learning Period

Ella Moxley, Gigi Ewing, and Walter Thomas-Patterson November 20, 2020

In response to rapidly rising COVID-19 cases in Lorain County, Oberlin City Schools have extended remote learning until Jan. 19, after which they will shift to a hybrid model. This change extends a taxing...

Weekly COVID-19 Update

November 20, 2020

Lorain County Updates Lorain County saw 1,191 new COVID-19 cases between Nov. 12 and Nov. 19 — 1,162 of which were classified as community spread. A total 5,022 cases have been recorded in Lorain...

Students were tested for COVID-19 once a month at the Heisman Club Field House during the spring 2020 semester. Testing currently takes place at Hales Gymnasium.

DeWine Warns Ohio Colleges Might Not Reopen in January

Anisa Curry Vietze, Editor-in-Chief November 13, 2020

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine warned in a press conference yesterday that colleges and universities might not be allowed to welcome students back to campus in January if COVID-19 cases do not decline in the...

Mike Rainaldi

Mike Rainaldi: Reimagining Intercultural Learning in the Absence of Study Away

Anna Farber, Arts and Culture Editor November 13, 2020

Last spring, he shepherded over 100 students who were studying abroad home from their host countries. Now, with the suspension of Oberlin’s Study Away program this semester, Director of International...

Oberlin Dance Company creates healing spaces among students and faculty.

Dance Dialogue Series Aims to Create Healing Spaces

L. Joshua Jackson, Arts and Culture Editor November 11, 2020

Galvanized by a summer marked by nationwide protests and conversations about racism, many in Oberlin have sought to create more inclusive spaces for Black students across the campus community. Talise Campbell,...

College Reports Six New COVID-19 Cases in One Day

Gigi Ewing and Ella Moxley October 21, 2020

After three consecutive weeks with zero new COVID-19 cases on campus, six people tested positive for the virus yesterday, including four students, one faculty member, and one staff member. These six positive...

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