Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Big Parade Comes to Town

Jessica Lam, Staff Writer May 13, 2011

Warmth and sunshine — a welcome respite from the dreary weather of the past few weeks on campus — marked the 10th annual Big Parade and Festival on Saturday, May 7. Preparation began early in the morning...

Wilder Press to Publish Anthologies, Novella

Julia Herbst, Staff Writer May 13, 2011

On May 27, Wilder Voice Press will celebrate the release of its first published books: two anthologies and a collection of poetry written by Oberlin students. Staff members of the Wilder Voice literary...

Visiting Speaker Inspects MySpace Friendships

Liv Combe, News Editor May 13, 2011

In an era when The Social Network is nominated for an Academy Award and the news of Osama bin Laden’s death is heard first on Twitter, it’s safe to assume that most people are active on one online...

FEATURE: “Swerve” Bike Shop Opens Downtown

Angus Chen, Staff Writer May 13, 2011

Oberlin is now home to a new bike store called “Swerve.” Swerve’s entirely glass front wall and minimalist interior give it a modern look and feel that is largely absent from Main Street. At first...

Ronald Reagan Political Lectureship Series Attracts Local Conservatives, Few Students

John Light, Editor-In-Chief May 6, 2011

This past week, the Oberlin Republicans and Libertarians took to task the centuries- old adage, “Not to be a socialist at 20 is proof of want of heart; to be one at 30 is proof of want of head.” On...

Former Senator Feingold Speaks on Campaign Finance

Caroline Hui, Staff Writer May 6, 2011

Former Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) came to Oberlin on Wednesday to speak about campaign finance reform, the issue for which he is arguably most well-known. Feingold began his career as a public servant...

City of Oberlin Develops Plan for a Greener Community

Sarah Washington May 6, 2011

Oberlin College’s students, staff and faculty are dedicated to making the College a cleaner and greener place through projects such as the construction of the AJLC Environmental Studies building and...

Security Report: April 22 – April 26

Staff May 6, 2011

Friday, April 22 12:39 p.m. Officers responded to a report of graffiti on a bench between the Kohl Building and Robertson Hall. The bench was vandalized with black marker. Facilities staff responded...

OC Dems Hold Rally to Petition Against S.B. 5

Max Anzilotti, Staff Writer May 6, 2011

Oberlin’s Student Labor Action Coalition held its second rally against Ohio Senate Bill 5, a new law that weakens the collective bargaining rights of public workers, on Tuesday in West Lecture Hall....

Student Organization of the Week: Harry Potter Alliance

Jessica Lam, Staff Writer May 6, 2011

The Harry Potter Alliance is an international nonprofit organization that uses lessons from J.K. Rowling’s best-selling series as inspiration for tackling issues such as literacy, equality and human...

Off the Cuff: Douglas Farah and David Kaplan

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor May 6, 2011

Mr. Farah, you described globalization as the “proverbial gasoline to the mix” of organized crime. Can you discuss how globalization acts to fuel the industry? Farah: Globalization changes everything....

62 Students Inducted into Sigma Xi Science Honor Society

Veronica Burnham, Staff Writer May 6, 2011

Science students and faculty alike crowded the Science Center atrium this past Monday, May 2, to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Sigma Xi. Described as the science-research version of Phi Beta Kappa,...

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