Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Director of Allen Memorial Art Museum Moves to Cornell

Nancy Roane, Staff Writer November 4, 2011

After seven years as John G.W. Cowles director of the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Stephanie Wiles will leave Nov. 7 to become director of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University. The...

LGBTQ Website Promotes Awareness, Answers Questions

Nancy Roane, Staff Writer October 14, 2011

The founders of the website www.everyoneisgay.com visited Oberlin this week to speak on making change in the LGBTQ rights movement. The Oberlin Queer Wellness Coalition, a new group on campus formed to...

Oberlin Bids Farewell to Dean Gates

Sarah Washington, Staff Writer October 14, 2011

On Tuesday, students, faculty and community members came together to bid farewell to current Dean of Students Linda Gates. As people lined up one by one in the Root Room of Carnegie to wish her luck...

Oberlin Students Seek Role in Occupy Movement

Alex Howard, Staff Writer October 14, 2011

Almost one month after the Occupy Wall Street protest began in New York City, roughly 350 cities across the nation from the Northeast to the West Coast to the South have been occupied by protesters seeking...

Security Report: Oct. 6- Oct. 12, 2011

Staff October 14, 2011

Thursday, Oct. 6 12:10 a.m. A student reported that the passenger window of her vehicle was broken while it was parked in Hales parking lot, and a backpack was taken. The Oberlin Police Department...

Oberlin students stood among Ohio residents in support of the Occupy Cleveland movement, an offshoot of Occupy Wall Street.

Occupy Cleveland Inspires Despite Small Crowd

Sam Jewler, OC '10 October 14, 2011

Some 150 people, including at least a dozen Oberlin students, gathered in downtown Cleveland’s Willard Park last Saturday to hold one of Occupy Cleveland’s first general assemblies since the group's...

Politician John Lawrence Lifts D.C. Curtain

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor October 14, 2011

John Lawrence, OC ’70 and chief of staff to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, is coming to speak at Oberlin on Monday. Hosted by the Oberlin Initiative in Electoral Politics and the Alumni Association,...

Off the Cuff with Bob Drogin

Liv Combe, Editor-in-Chief October 14, 2011

What was it like working [as managing editor] at the Review back in the 70s? I only worked there the last year and a half while I was at Oberlin, and I fell into it sort of by accident. It changed...

Mexican Rights Advocate to Speak on Abandoned Communities

Robin Wasserman October 14, 2011

Jaqueline García Salamanca, advocate for Mexican rights, will lead a discussion next Thursday, Oct. 20, covering what some see as the often overlooked side of migration issues: the communities that immigrants...

Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, expressed doubts about how the recent civil uprisings in the Middle East will provide positive, enduring change for the region.

CFR President Haass Predicts Gloomy Future for Middle East

Claire Read October 14, 2011

Richard Haass, OC ’73 and president of the Council on Foreign Relations, a nonprofit organization that aims to educate U.S. citizens about international politics, visited Oberlin last Thursday to share...

Former Mayor of Juárez returns to Oberlin, Inspires Debate

Julia Herbst October 14, 2011

Members of the Oberlin community flocked to Craig Lecture Hall last Sunday to hear José Reyes Ferriz, mayor of Ciudad Juárez from 2007 to 2010, speak about U.S. Mexico relations and the 2012 elections. According...

Building Bikes, Building Community

Kate Melanson October 7, 2011

Bicycles were fixed, registered, ridden and won at the first annual Lorain County Bike Festival last Saturday in Oberlin’s Depot Park. The date was chosen to mark 350.org’s Moving Planet Day, on which...

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