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The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

A group of Oberlin and Ohio educations and education experts discussed the film Waiting for Superman Wednesday night in West Lecture Hall. Panelists included College President Marvin Krislov, Malcolm Cash, OC ’90, senior lecturer of African and African American Studies at Ohio State University, Doug Sheldon, Oberlin Ohio Education Association president, Alexis Rainbow, OC ’82, headmaster of Lorain Arts Academy, and Geoff Andrews, superintendent of Oberlin City Schools.

Waiting for “Superman” Draws Crowd, Criticism From Ohio Educators

Andrew Willens , News Editor February 18, 2011

Over 200 students discussed America’s educational system with President Marvin Krislov and a panel of top Ohio and Oberlin educators after a film screening of Waiting for “Superman” Wednesday night. The...

AMP Ohio Scraps Plans to Build Meigs County Gas Plant

Lila Leatherman, News Editor February 18, 2011

After years of planning and discussion, American Municipal Power–Ohio has decided not to build its gas-powered power plant in Meigs County, Ohio, choosing instead to buy a gas plant that is currently...

Active Minds at Oberlin Responds to Loughner Shooting

Carmelita Rosner February 18, 2011

While Oberlin students were away on Winter Term, 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner of Tucson, AZ shot 19 people, including U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D-Arizona). A few months earlier, he dropped...

Community Service Fair Showcases Local Volunteer Opportunities

Eva Sachs, Staff Writer February 18, 2011

This semester, the College continues to live up to its motto of “learning and labor.” On Tuesday, The Science Center was cluttered with tables and people presenting and learning about volunteer organizations....

The College Confirms: Former DC Mayor Fenty Will Teach Next Fall

Caroline Hui, Monica Klein, and John Light February 11, 2011

A version of this article that ran on February 11th stated that Fenty will co-teach a Politics class this spring semester. That was incorrect. Fenty will co-teach POLT 105 next fall and will make an as-yet-unscheduled...

Isabelle Rozendaal, the Oberlin College senior whose protests against mountaintop removal have put her at odds with coal giant Massey Energy Company.

Oberlin Student May Face Domestic Terrorism Charges

Andrew Willens , News Editor February 11, 2011

College senior Isabelle Rozendaal and four others were arrested last January for protesting mountaintop removal mining at Coal River Mountain in Marfork, West Virginia. Though criminal charges against...

Marshall Miller and Rachel Dart came to Oberlin to present their sexual education program, “I Heart Female Orgasm,” on Wednesday, Feb. 9.

Off The Cuff: Sex Educators Marshall Miller and Rachel Dart

Sophia Yapalater February 11, 2011

What got you interested in sex education? Rachel Dart: My best friend in high school was a sex educator. I thought what she did was awesome, and went to her with all of my questions. Later, when I...

Aladdin’s Eatery Opens, Replaces Java Zone

Rosemary Boeglin, Staff Writer February 11, 2011

While Oberlin was in recess for winter term, Aladdin’s Eatery, a Middle Eastern restaurant franchise, moved into the space formerly inhabited by Java Zone. Aladdin’s Eatery had scoped out Oberlin...

Beejhy Barhany, founder of BINA

Off the Cuff: Beejhy Barhany

Max Anzilotti February 11, 2011

Why did you decide to form BINA? We formed it in the beginning to network and help one another any way we could -- with a job, with housing. We just wanted to create a network for newcomers, which we...

Security Report: Feb. 3 – Feb. 9, 2011

Staff February 11, 2011

Friday, Feb. 4 5:40 p.m. Officers assisted a staff member who slipped and fell on the ice by the Adam Joseph Lewis Center. The employee was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. Saturday,...

Increased Number of Obies Go Abroad

Sam Szabo, Staff Writer December 11, 2009

Although students considering studying abroad during their college career know they are not alone, a new report shows just how common the decision is for Oberlin students. According to the report, Oberlin...

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...

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