Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Off the Cuff with Edwidge Danticat

Liv Combe, Editor-In-Chief April 20, 2012

In Create Dangerously you write that “this immigrant artist, like many other artists, is a leech and I needed to latch on.” You call yourself as a writer a liar, a parasite, a leech, and yet you...

Recent instances of vandalism at Afrikan Heritage House have been perceived by residents as attacks on their community and culture. The drawing of penises on artwork is one example of the vandalism occurring in this safe space.

Student Community Invites Discussion on Racial Issues

Alex Howard, News Editor April 20, 2012

Discomfort and discontent with hate crimes occurring at Ohio State University and the perceived racism and prejudice existing within the Oberlin community have elicited discussion and action from students...

Coya White Hat-Artichoker to Give Lecture, Lead Workshop

Elizabeth Dobbins, Staff Writer April 20, 2012

Coya White Hat-Artichoker, a queer Sicangu Lakota — a Native North American identity — will give a lecture in Hallock Auditorium at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 27.. The lecture, “Land, Desire...

Author, journalist, historian and advocate Kati Marton gave a lecture Wednesday, April 11 titled A Chronicle of a Turbulent Century.

Off the Cuff with Kati Marton

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor April 13, 2012

You spoke on the importance of fact-based journalism and have been an advocate for the protection of journalists. Can you tell me what you identify to be the primary issues that arise from a lack of objective...

Panel Discusses Race Issues in Queer Community

Katherine Hamilton, Staff Writer April 13, 2012

Students and Multicultural Resource Center staff gathered in Wilder on Wednesday for a panel on race and racism in the queer community. The event was part of this year’s Queerfest, an annual series of...

Pershall Speaks on Mental Illness, Importance of Friendship

Ceciliah Scheeler April 13, 2012

Stacy Pershall, author of Loud in the House of Myself: Memoir of a Strange Girl spoke to students Wednesday evening about her lifelong struggle with mental illness, misdiagnosis and a revolving door...

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,...

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