Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Off the Cuff: Andre Patton, Drag Ball Committee president

Alex Howard, News Editor April 6, 2012

What is the difference between drag, cross-dressing and transgender? I am going to tackle transgender first. It is a process that a lot of people aren’t as well aware of and it’s one that a lot...

Dialogue Explores Line Between Public and Private

Joseph Dilworth, Staff Writer March 16, 2012

Within a small college community such as Oberlin, the line between what’s personal and what’s public often becomes blurred. Campus organizers hoped to more clearly distinguish the two during a...

Panels Shed Light on Linguistics

Aimee Stern March 16, 2012

This week’s Symposium on Language and Linguistics, hosted by the departments of Anthropology, Computer Science and Psychology, was designed to fill the gap in Oberlin’s academic curriculum for students...

Bon Appetit Introduces New Animal Welfare Policy

Abby Collier March 16, 2012

Bon Appétit will offer the program to Oberlin along with 400 other institutions and corporations including Google, Disney Land and the Art Institute of Chicago. The program “will be setting a...

Heritage Center Celebrates Women’s History

Elizabeth Dobbins March 16, 2012

The Oberlin Heritage Center is celebrating the close of Women’s History Month by hosting the presentation “‘You Cannot Resist the Call’: Oberlin and Women’s Changing Roles in the Nation” with...

Symposium Honors Anniversary of Fukushima Disaster

Joelle Lingat, Staff Writer March 16, 2012

The Fukushima: Lessons Learned? Symposium, held in Craig Lecture Hall the weekend of March 9–10, featured three different panels in honor of the one-year anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear...

Economist Speaks on Unintended Harmful Effects of Graduated Drivers Licenses

Julia Herbst March 16, 2012

Research Economist and Associate Policy Adviser Melinda Pitts, who works at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, spoke to students and faculty members on Monday, March 12 about her recent paper, “Restricted...

Off the Cuff with Judge Susan Richard Nelson

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor March 9, 2012

You have a long history in litigation centered on product liability and tort cases, perhaps the most impactful of which was your 1998 tobacco case that resulted in a multi-billion dollar settlement. How...

Constitutionality, Necessity of Affirmative Action Resurfaces

Alex Howard, News Editor March 9, 2012

With the recent Supreme Court decision to hear the case of Fisher v. University of Texas, the debate about the constitutionality of affirmative action programs and the necessity of ensuring a diverse...

Security Report: March 1 – March 6, 2012

Staff March 9, 2012

Thursday, March 1 8:51 a.m. Custodial staff reported finding a light pole globe in a trash can at Burton Hall. The globe was transported to Facilities Operations. 11:31 a.m. Custodial staff reported...

MCAT Changes Structure, Requires Wider Breadth of Knowledge

Joseph Dilworth, Staff Writer March 9, 2012

Aspiring doctors typically enter medical school with strong backgrounds in the natural sciences, but recent changes to the Medical College Admission Test suggest that universities are seeking candidates...

Ohio Primaries Predict National Trends, Withhold Clear GOP Victor

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor March 9, 2012

The state of Ohio is the paradigmatic bellwether state. Since 1896, citizens of Ohio have voted for the victor of presidential elections over 93 percent of the time and have the longest perfect streak...

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