Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

History Department Searches for New Early/Native American History Professor

Julia Herbst February 10, 2012

The History department is currently undergoing a search to fill the tenure-track position of assistant professor of Early/Native American history. The decision to create this position was due in large...

Billie Streets Speaks on Athletics, Success

Emma Eisenberg, Staff Writer February 10, 2012

Billie Streets, OC ’86, remembers her years playing for the Oberlin women’s basketball team in a way many Division III athletes would understand: “We were not good — we had fun, but we really...

Oberlin Meditators Help Students Manage Stress, Mental Health

Julia Herbst November 11, 2011

It’s Tuesday night at 8:15 p.m., and Wilder 325 is filled with students seated on cushions and meditating in the semi-darkness. Most of these students are members of the Oberlin Meditators and regularly...

Peace and Conflict Studies rooted in Oberlin history

Katherine Hamilton, Staff Writer November 11, 2011

Given Oberlin’s long-standing reputation for activism, it’s not surprising that many students are concerned with resolving conflict and creating positive change in the world. However, many students...

Security Notebook: Nov. 3 – 8, 2011

Staff November 11, 2011

Thursday, Nov. 3 12:20 p.m. Staff at Philips Gym reported an unauthorized individual in the weight room area. Officers approached one male who produced an ID and left the area. Oberlin Police also...

Last spring, Oberlin students and community members gathered in Tappan Square to protest SB-5, a bill that would limit the ability of unions to negotiate for pensions and health insurance and ban public employees from striking.

State Issue 2 faces final vote as Issues 1, 3 put to voters

Robin Wasserman, Staff Writer November 11, 2011

Arising in the middle of the recent heated and often harsh bipartisan debate about class, the role of government and how to move forward in tough economic times, Ohio’s decision this Tuesday, Nov. 8...

State Issue 2 defeated 61-39

Robin Wasserman, Staff Writer November 11, 2011

This Tuesday, public workers and their supporters across Ohio declared a major victory with the 61–39 defeat of the controversial State Issue 2, which would have restricted public sector workers’ collective...

Innocent Man Speaks on Criminal Justice System

Joseph Dilworth, Staff Writer November 11, 2011

Joseph D’Ambrosio spent more than 21 years awaiting death in a jail cell the size of a bathroom for a crime that he did not commit. D’Ambrosio and Reverend Neil Kookoothe spoke to an audience at First...

Mugging of Professor Sparks Evaluation of Campus Security

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor November 11, 2011

Last Sunday afternoon, History professor Gary Kornblith was hosting a Civil War film festival in King 106. As he was bringing in a box of supplies, he passed by two young men sitting by the Rice parking...

Professors Form Petition to Support the Occupy Movement

Alex Howard, Staff Writer November 11, 2011

As the Occupy Wall Street movement continues to spread to cities across the country and the world, four Oberlin professors are doing their part to show solidarity with the protesters. They formed an...

Off the Cuff with Eddie Miller

Allegra Kirkland, News Editor November 11, 2011

Did you do any farming-related activities when you were younger or did you not get into it until college? I worked at George Jones in high school. It was going abroad and seeing a rainforest [in Costa...

New Travel Warning Restricts Student’s Study Abroad Options

Emma Eisenberg, Staff Writer November 4, 2011

The Winter Term trip to Mexico has a 30-year tradition in the Hispanic Studies department. This year, however, the trip is still being vetted by the Office of Study Away, thanks to a new policy restricting...

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