Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

The Role of Religion in a Secular Bubble: A Two-Part Feature

Julia Herbst April 15, 2011

As a school with a diverse religious and spiritual population and a long religious history, questions about how the administration does and should manage religious life are cause for much discussion. This...

In Their Own Words: Experiences of Obies in Japan

Liv Combe, News Editor April 15, 2011

When the magnitude nine earthquake struck Japan on March 11, the ensuing tsunami and disasters brought international attention to the country. As the death toll continued to rise, Dean of Study Away Ellen...

Friendship Day Held to Promote Global Peace

Julia Herbst April 6, 2011

This Friday marks Oberlin’s second annual Friendship Day, a festival developed through collaboration between the Religion department and the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life. “Basically,...

Security Report: March 17 – March 23, 2011

Staff April 6, 2011

Thursday, March 17 10:30 a.m. Custodial staff reported a burning odor in Langston Hall. Officers found a student burning incense on the second floor. The incense and holder were confiscated and the...

Eric Estes Named Dean of Student Life and Services

Liv Combe, News Editor April 6, 2011

On March 25, Eric Estes was appointed to take over the position of Dean of Student Life and Services. Current Dean Linda Gates, who has held the position for six years, will be retiring, and Estes’s...

Free Store Fourth Birthday Party Draws Crowd

Max Anzilotti , Staff Writer April 6, 2011

When a Free Store throws a party, one expects to get free stuff. There certainly was plenty of it at the Free Store’s fourth birthday party, which was held in the store itself — a small room in the...

Oberlin President Travels on Burning Plane, Survives

John Light, Editor-in-Chief April 6, 2011

On March 17, many students were getting ready for midterms the following week and finalizing their plans for spring break. College President Marvin Krislov was some 200 miles south-east, napping on a Continental...

Off the Cuff with Tom Rosenstiel

Liv Combe, News Editor April 6, 2011

How did you get into the field of journalism? I knew from the time I was in high school that I was considering journalism as a career, and I was editor of the Review as a junior. About three months...

Peace-Seeking Organization Screens Documentary

Jessica Lam, Staff Writer April 6, 2011

On Wednesday, March 30, the group Invisible Children hosted a screening of its latest documentary, Tony, as part of its Congo Tour. The screening will fund the group’s efforts to protect and rehabilitate...

Braving inclement weather, over 100 Oberlin community members convened in Tappan Square to protest against Ohio Senate Bill 5. Professor of Politics and East Asian Studies Marc Blecher expressed hope that such wide support bodes well for a referendum to repeal the bill in the fall.

Community Rallies Against Senate Bill 5 in Tappan Square

Beatrice Rothbaum, Editor-In-Chief March 18, 2011

On Tuesday afternoon at the bandstand in Tappan Square, over 100 members of Oberlin College and the Lorain County community gathered outside in the rain to rally against Senate Bill 5, which would eliminate...

Stanley Nelson,
award-winning documentary filmmaker.

Off the Cuff: Stanley Nelson, Documentary Filmmaker

Liv Combe, News Editor March 18, 2011

When did you first get into documentary filmmaking? I got into it when I was in college. I was bouncing around film school and I took a film class and liked it, and it kind of stuck. Then when I got...

Candidates for Dean Position Come to Campus

Julia Herbst March 18, 2011

The Dean of Students Search Committee welcomed to campus this week the top three candidates applying to succeed current Dean of Students Linda Gates, who has decided to retire after over 20 years at Oberlin. The...

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