Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

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,...

Physics Student Presents Honors Thesis on Carbon Capture Methods

Eli Bixby April 29, 2011

In an environmentalist’s ideal world, the emission of greenhouse gases would be cut to nearly nothing. This is a lofty goal and one that remains unrealistic — for now. Many scientists from a variety...

Solarity Seeks to Revitalize Social Scene

Caroline Hui April 29, 2011

By the end of their first semester, current College sophomores Eli Clark-Davis and Tom Hake were fed up with nightlife at Oberlin. They disliked how the house parties were always so crowded, hot and sweaty....

Ninde Scholars Program Aids in College Prep

Jessica Lam April 29, 2011

In 2002, Oberlin residents Dick and Ann Ninde offered a challenge grant toward the goal of making it possible for all Oberlin High School students to attend college. With the help of other community members...

Off the Cuff with Helene Gayle

John Light, Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2011

I hear from our College president that your brother went to Oberlin, and attending his Commencement weekend helped influence your decision to go into public health. What’s the story there? D.A....

Security Report: April 14 – April 20, 2011

Staff April 29, 2011

Thursday, April 14 3:07 a.m. Officers and the Oberlin Police Department responded to a 911 call at Barrows Hall. A search of the building was made, and it was determined there was no emergency present....

Potential Changes to Academic Calendar Proposed

Julia Herbst April 29, 2011

After three years of discussion, the Academic Calendar Committee has recently put forth a five-part plan of recommended changes to the academic calendar. If approved by the general faculty, these changes...

FEATURE: Bill McKibben: (Re)Connecting Globally and Locally

Carmelita Rosner April 29, 2011

In 2010, The Boston Globe called him “probably the nation’s leading environmentalist.” Time Magazine described him as “the world’s best journalist.” Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental...

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