The Oberlin Review

Making Space for a Longer Fall Reading Period

Sam Jewler, Ian Seeley, and Lila Leatherman December 11, 2009

From smoking cigarettes to running through the library naked, Oberlin students always find a way to cope with the stress of their impending finals. Reading period is never easy, but it might get a little...

Speaker Rey Cordova, HIV-Positive Since Birth, Gives Face to HIV/AIDS

Fajer Saeed December 11, 2009

As someone who was born HIV-positive, Rey Cordova has spent his entire life dealing with the stigma of HIV/ AIDS. Last Friday, Cordova, 29, gave a talk titled “Growing Up Positive: A Young American’s...

Litoff Building Already Earns Award

Alexandria Cho, Staff Writer December 11, 2009

The Litoff building — the newest addition to the Conservatory and soon-to-be-home of jazz studies, music history and music theory — is making fast progress in ways that transcend its construction schedule. The...

Obies at War: Alumni, Family Find Reasons for Enlistment

Piper Niehaus, Editor-In-Chief December 11, 2009

Though many people join the armed forces following the example of an older family member, Bill Krissoff, OC ’68, did the opposite. Krissoff’s sons both became commissioned officers in the Marine Corps and,...

Oberlin’s Peta2 Ranking Beaten by Wesleyan’s Veggie Vote Mobilization

Julian Spiro, Staff Writer December 11, 2009

Despite Oberlin’s many tofu scrambles and vegan baked goods, the school just missed out on Peta2’s Most Vegetarian-Friendly College title. Oberlin improved from last year’s sixth-place finish in...

Green Referendum Falls Short of Quorum After Seven Weeks

Fajer Saeed December 11, 2009

Each year, Oberlin’s Student Senate is required to put together a referendum to gather student opinions and amend the Student Constitution if necessary. Although the Student Senate has tried unsuccessfully...

Green Energy Forum

Sam Szabo, Holly Roney, and Elise Shulman-Reed December 4, 2009

When College President Marvin Krislov signed off on Oberlin College’s Climate Action Plan this fall, he committed the school to achieving carbon emission neutrality by the year 2025. Although the plan...

Oberlin Faculty Members Endorse Open Access

Ian Seeley, News Editor December 4, 2009

In a unanimous decision, the Oberlin College General Faculty voted on Nov. 18 to allow open access to their peer-reviewed journal articles in Oberlin’s institutional repository. Although the policy...

Gas to Power New AMP Plant

Holly Roney and Elise Shulman-Reed December 4, 2009

The lights in Ohio might soon start to get a little greener. On Nov. 25, American Municipal Power announced that it would be converting its American Municipal Power Generating Station project from a pulverized...

Security Report: Nov. 19 – Dec. 3, 2009

Staff December 4, 2009

Thursday, Nov. 19 11:43 p.m. An officer responded to a report that alcohol was being stored in a common kitchenette in Fairchild. Three bottles of beer were confiscated and discarded. Friday, Nov....

WOBC Expands Mission

Daniel Dudley, Staff Writer December 4, 2009

Although students tend to associate WOBC with its broad range of playlists, Oberlin’s radio station is working this year to reach out to the community by increasing accessibility and self-generating...

New Anonymous Confessional Site Picks Up Where OCon Left Off

Kira Cohen, Staff Writer 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, Obietalk.com, has recently...

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