Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Friendship Day Celebrates Interfaith, Cross-Cultural Friendships

Friendship Day Celebrates Interfaith, Cross-Cultural Friendships

Kasey Cheydleur April 13, 2012

The third annual Friendship Day Celebration showcased cooperation between diverse groups as the Root Room was filled with a multitude of people from all faiths and cultures on Tuesday, April 10. Chinese...

Students opposed to fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, expressed their dissent at Wednesdays lecture titled Frack Yes! with Daniel Simmons, Director of Regulatory and State Affairs at the Institute for Energy Research.

“Frack Yes!” Talk Incites Protest

Julia Herbst, Staff Writer April 13, 2012

Hydraulic fracturing advocates and opponents met Wednesday, April 11, for a screening of Gasland followed by a lecture titled “Frack Yes!” given by Daniel Simmons, director of regulatory and state...

Shooting, Aftermath Illuminate Dark History of Racial Discrimination

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor April 6, 2012

Unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was followed, shot and killed by self-declared neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman on February 26 in Sanford, Florida. In the weeks since, dialogue surrounding...

Security Report: March 29 – April 3, 2012

Staff April 6, 2012

Friday, March 29 7:52 a.m. A member of the custodial staff reported a suspicious individual looking into vehicles in the Conservatory parking lot. The individual was described as being a 40- to...

Ecolympics Encourages Energy Conservation, Competition

Joseph Dilworth, Staff Writer April 6, 2012

Along with group showers, ice cream socials and dorm rivalries, the Ecolympics have returned. The competition began Tuesday and will run for a total of three weeks, during which dorms will battle in three...

Feature: Economics Major Decodes Game Theory for the Layman

Dean Ginsberg April 6, 2012

Game theory is one of the most important and least acknowleged methods of strategy. Steven Brams, mathematical political scientist and game theorist who teaches as a politics professor at New York University,...

Off the Cuff: Andre Patton, Drag Ball Committee president

Alex Howard, News Editor April 6, 2012

What is the difference between drag, cross-dressing and transgender? I am going to tackle transgender first. It is a process that a lot of people aren’t as well aware of and it’s one that a lot...

Dialogue Explores Line Between Public and Private

Joseph Dilworth, Staff Writer March 16, 2012

Within a small college community such as Oberlin, the line between what’s personal and what’s public often becomes blurred. Campus organizers hoped to more clearly distinguish the two during a...

Panels Shed Light on Linguistics

Aimee Stern March 16, 2012

This week’s Symposium on Language and Linguistics, hosted by the departments of Anthropology, Computer Science and Psychology, was designed to fill the gap in Oberlin’s academic curriculum for students...

Bon Appetit Introduces New Animal Welfare Policy

Abby Collier March 16, 2012

Bon Appétit will offer the program to Oberlin along with 400 other institutions and corporations including Google, Disney Land and the Art Institute of Chicago. The program “will be setting a...

Heritage Center Celebrates Women’s History

Elizabeth Dobbins March 16, 2012

The Oberlin Heritage Center is celebrating the close of Women’s History Month by hosting the presentation “‘You Cannot Resist the Call’: Oberlin and Women’s Changing Roles in the Nation” with...

Symposium Honors Anniversary of Fukushima Disaster

Joelle Lingat, Staff Writer March 16, 2012

The Fukushima: Lessons Learned? Symposium, held in Craig Lecture Hall the weekend of March 9–10, featured three different panels in honor of the one-year anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear...

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