Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

The Oberlin Farmers Market will not take place this winter due to a lack of vendor
interest.

Winter Market Closes Due to Lack of Vendor Interest

Ella Moxley , News Editor October 29, 2021

The Oberlin Winter Market will not open this year after the Market was unable to recruit enough vendors to pay rent on a host facility. The Winter Market, an indoor farmers market that sells produce, meat,...

Students, Activists Rally for Transit Funding

Students, Activists Rally for Transit Funding

Shannon Schulz October 29, 2021

Students from Oberlin’s Sunrise hub joined 14 other Greater Cleveland organizations last Sunday to demand increased federal funding for public transportation, which is part of the Build Back Better Act. The...

Boosters Come to Campus While Staff Vaccinations Lag

Eric Schank, Production Editor & Senior Staff Writer October 29, 2021

On Wednesday, an ObieSafe update released information about new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations published last week, which gave a description about who is eligible to seek a...

Security Report

October 29, 2021

Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 1:11 a.m. A Campus Safety officer on patrol around Warner Center observed two students walking through Wilder Bowl calling out the name of another student. Officers were informed...

Associate Professor and Chair of Africana Studies Charles Peterson

Professor Charles Peterson on Teaching and Scholarship

Nikki Keating, Contributing News Editor October 29, 2021

Associate Professor and Chair of Africana Studies Charles Peterson was named the new director of the Gertrude B. Lemle Teaching Center on July 1. The Center is the College’s teaching and scholarship...

Members of the Class of 2020 walked for a belated Commencement, which the Office of Alumni Relations hosted during Homecoming weekend.

Delayed Commencement Ceremony Brings Back Graduates

Kush Bulmer, News Editor October 22, 2021

This weekend, 172 recent graduates returned to Oberlin for the Special Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony after the original ceremony was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Saturday’s ceremony took...

The Oberlin Planning Commission recently approved plans for an ALDI grocery store, which will be the first retail outlet built in the Oberlin Crossing shopping center.

New ALDI Promises More Grocery Options, Economic Growth

Ella Moxley, News Editor October 22, 2021

On Sept. 15, the Oberlin Planning Commission approved plans to build a new ALDI grocery store in the City. Two years ago, Oberlin City Council rezoned nearly 28 acres of land at the proposed ALDI site...

Departments  have worked to expand course offerings in response to a large first-year class.

Departments Adapt to Accommodate Large Number of First Years

Ella Moxley, News Editor October 22, 2021

Last week, Oberlin completed a census of students at the College and Conservatory and found that an especially large number of students are enrolled for the 2021–2022 academic year. The rise in enrollment...

Students participating in the Sophomore Opportunities and Academic Resources reorientation
program gather for an ice cream social.

SOAR Re-orients Second-Years to Oberlin

Juanita Alabi October 22, 2021

After completing an unorthodox first year of college due to the COVID-19 pandemic, second-years are back on campus hoping to find their place at Oberlin. In order to support second-years, many of whom...

Kurt Russell (left) recieves his award from
State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Mr. Paolo DeMaria

Off the Cuff with Ohio Teacher of the Year Kurt Russell

Walter Thomas-Patterson, Conservatory Editor October 22, 2021

Kurt Russell is a social studies teacher at Oberlin High School and the 2022 Ohio Teacher of the Year. Russell has been an educator for the last 25 years. After listening to feedback from students about...

Weekly COVID-19 Update

October 22, 2021

Oberlin College Updates On Monday, the College announced that the outdoor mask mandate and restrictions on indoor dining had been lifted after a successful first two weeks of classes. Between Sept....

Security Notebook

October 22, 2021

Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021 12:40 a.m. Campus Safety Officers were requested to assist a student ill from alcohol consumption at East Hall. Officers spoke with the student, who was able to answer all questions...

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