The Oberlin Review

New Anonymous Confessional Site Picks Up Where OCon Left Off

December 4, 2009

Ever since Oberlin Confessional, Oberlin’s anonymous confession website, crashed almost two months ago, many students have been without their anonymous gossip fix. A new website,, has recently...

Off the Cuff: Lee Doren, “Crasher-in-Chief”

Lee Doren is the director (a.k.a. “crash- er-in-chief”) of Bureaucrash, a division of the libertarian think tank Competitive Enterprise. He also maintains a YouTube channel called “How the World Works.” Doren was brought to Oberlin as part of the Ronald Reagan Political Lectureship Series to give a talk titled “Avoiding Leftist Indoctrination at College.” A few hours before his lecture, he spoke with the Review about the dangers of bias in higher educa- tion, how to reject arguments that global warming exists, and why one should learn and debate fearlessly.
December 4, 2009

So, you had no hesitation coming to Oberlin? No, not one bit. I really enjoy speaking to students because I had very similar experiences, obviously. You can tell I’m not that much older than all of...

Security Report: Feb. 16 – Feb. 29

March 2, 2009

Thursday, Feb. 23 9:24 p.m. Officers and the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a call from the Oberlin Inn to assist two people stuck in the elevator. A work order was placed for repairs. 10...

OPD Offers Law Enforcement Training to Citizens

February 28, 2009

In a move designed to improve relations among the town, College and local law enforcement officials, Oberlin Chief of Police Tom Miller has instituted the police department's new Citizen's Police Academy. "Our...

Soup Kitchens Feel the Pinch as Layoffs Continue

February 28, 2009

As unemployment increases, Lorain Country residents are further tightening their belts by turning to food pantries and soup kitchens. But these organizations are also suffering from decreased resources...

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