Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Slanderous Graffiti Enrages Students, Draws Attention of Administration

Erica Reyes, Staff Writer April 22, 2011

On Sunday, April 17, Safety and Security was alerted to graffiti spray-painted on the exterior south side of Dascomb Hall that combined a racial and a homophobic slur. A student claimed responsibility...

Oberlin Alum Gives Talk on Chemical Detective Work

Veronica Burnham, Staff Writer April 22, 2011

This past Wednesday, the College welcomed back one of its esteemed alumnae for a talk on the interdisciplinary nature of art history and art conservation. Claire Barry, OC ’77, came as a part of...

Student Organization of the Week: Exhibition Initiative

Carmelita Rosner, Staff Writer April 22, 2011

Toward the end of the 2010 Winter Term, College seniors Anna Poe-Kest and Martha Moldovan were brainstorming ways to gain experience in art curation before they graduated. They decided on the Exhibition...

The Role of Religion in a Secular Bubble: Part 2

Julia Herbst April 22, 2011

While the specifics of each student’s situation vary, being religious at Oberlin can be a challenging and even isolating experience for many. Presidential scholar of Islam Jafar Mahallati has...

Security Report: March 31 – April 6

Staff April 15, 2011

Thursday, March 31 12:27 a.m. Officers and the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at South Hall. Smoke from burnt food activated the alarm, which was silenced and reset. Friday, April...

Eight Seniors Receive Shansi Grants

Carmelita Rosner, Staff Writer April 15, 2011

Following graduation this May, Oberlin seniors Claire McGregor, Joseph Campbell, Skylar Sweetman, Jazmin Guerrero, Zoe McLaughlin, Sara Kadi, Peter Edmondson and Matthew Furda will each be spending two...

Once the show got started, Drag Ball lived up to the hype.

Drag Ball: The Show Went On

John Light, Editor-In-Chief April 15, 2011

Early on Friday, April 8, President of the Drag Ball Committee and College senior Hunter O’Neill received an e-mail from City of Oberlin Fire Marshal Dennis Kirin informing him that he had limited Drag...

Off the Cuff with Kathleen DeBoer, “Gotta Job Yet?!” Panelist

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor April 15, 2011

The OECD has a long and interesting history, starting with the overseeing of the Marshall Plan after WWII. Can you explain its purpose then and how it’s evolved until now? If you’re familiar with...

Student Senate Discusses Plans for Community in 2025

Erica Reyes, Staff Writer April 15, 2011

On Monday, Student Senate met with Cheri Ryan and Lizette Torres of the Public Services Institute to discuss the city of Oberlin’s 2025 Strategic Plan, which is made up of the city’s ideas for improvements...

Send Silence Packing Brings Suicide Awareness to Campus

Max Anzilotti, Staff Writer April 15, 2011

Eleven hundred backpacks, representing the approximate number of college students whose lives are lost to suicide each year, were displayed in the Science Center on Monday as part of Send Silence Packing,...

The Role of Religion in a Secular Bubble: A Two-Part Feature

Julia Herbst April 15, 2011

As a school with a diverse religious and spiritual population and a long religious history, questions about how the administration does and should manage religious life are cause for much discussion. This...

In Their Own Words: Experiences of Obies in Japan

Liv Combe, News Editor April 15, 2011

When the magnitude nine earthquake struck Japan on March 11, the ensuing tsunami and disasters brought international attention to the country. As the death toll continued to rise, Dean of Study Away Ellen...

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