Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

President and Co-Chair Erica Rothberg practices her oratory skills as members of the forensics debate team look on. The team is currently preparing for the National tournament.

Forensics Team Heads to Nationals

Carmelita Rosner, Staff Writer March 11, 2011

In addition to the sports teams and individual athletes, the Forensics team — Oberlin’s debate squad — will join the ranks of those heading to Nationals. Created three years ago, the Forensics...

Savage Refutes Accusations of Prejudice

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor March 4, 2011

Dan Savage, founder of the It Gets Better Project and author of sex column “Savage Love,” gave what he referred to as the “spacey Theraflu version of his speech” to a crowd of students Thursday...

Students Protest Senate Bill 5 in Wilder Bowl

Jessica Lam, Staff Writer March 4, 2011

With chants of “Kill the bill” and “I say budget, you say bullshit,” a march for solidarity with the unions to be affected by Senate Bill 5, along with a discussion panel with several faculty members...

Security Report: Feb. 24 – March 1, 2011

Staff March 4, 2011

Thursday, Feb. 24 4:01 a.m. Officers and the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm on the third floor of Dascomb Hall. The alarm was activated by smoke from burnt popcorn. The area...

OSCA No Longer Allowed to Serve Leftovers

Ian Seeley, Managing Editor March 4, 2011

On March 1, the Lorain County General Health District denied the Oberlin Student Cooperative Association’s application to continue functioning as a licensed risk level IV food service operation....

Steinem Speaks on Forty Years of Feminism

Beatrice Rothbaum, Editor-In-Chief March 4, 2011

Gloria Steinem arrived in Oberlin in style on Wednesday, urging students toward direct action and offering aspiring activists, organizers and those hungry for change a glimpse of what half a century of...

Haiti Trip Success Despite Perceived Lack of College Support

Eva Sachs, Staff Writer February 25, 2011

All Hands Volunteers, a non-profit organization that provides assistance to survivors of natural disasters around the world, sent seven Oberlin students to Haiti for two weeks over Winter Term. As of Feb....

Illness Afflicts Tank Co-op

Ian Seeley, Managing Editor February 25, 2011

Last week, several students in Tank Co-op began reporting flu-like symptoms, prompting the Oberlin Student Cooperative Association to close the co-op for further inspection. In a statement, OSCA President...

College Senior Pete Sabo makes his exit..

Sabo removed from Student Senate

Caroline Hui, Staff Writer February 25, 2011

College senior Pete Sabo was removed from the Student Senate last week, according to former Senate Liaison Marlo Barrera, College junior. Student Senators adhere to a point system that penalizes them...

Off the Cuff: Nell Irvin Painter

Carolyn Bick, Staff Writer February 25, 2011

I was wondering about The History of White People. You’ve said before that we’re actually all black. Did I? Yeah. Well, in the sense that we all have African ancestry. The earliest homo sapiens...

Students Rally in Columbus in Support of Union Rights

Elise Shulman-Reed, News Editor February 25, 2011

Thousands gathered on Tuesday in Columbus, Ohio, to support public-sector union employees’ right to collective bargaining. Fifty-five Oberlin students made the trek to the state house to join in the...

Non-Profits, College, Local Businesses, History Contribute to Downtown Growth

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor February 25, 2011

The East College Street Project has become home to several new businesses in recent months. Although Gary Boyle, City of Oberlin Planning Director, said the city does what it can to make Oberlin attractive...

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