Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

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...

Oberlin First-year Chosen for 2011 Student Freedom Ride

Liv Combe, News Editor April 22, 2011

When documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson came to campus last month for an early screening of his latest work, Freedom Riders, he also talked about the upcoming Student Freedom Ride that will be taking...

Community Symposium Provides Forum for Student Concerns

Abby Hawkins, Staff Writer April 22, 2011

The Community at Oberlin Symposium kicked off last Sunday, April 17, with a panel discussion titled “OBerlin Wall?: Perspectives on a North/South Campus Divide.” The 30 students in attendance expressed...

Security Report: April 7 – April 13, 2011

Staff April 22, 2011

Thursday, April 7 2:47 p.m. A resident of Langston Hall reported the theft of a Wii console, sensor bar, power cables, a Wiimote and nunchuck from his room sometime over Spring break. Estimated value...

Slanderous Graffiti Enrages Students, Draws Attention of Administration

Erica Reyes, Staff Writer April 22, 2011

On Sunday, April 17, Safety and Security was alerted to graffiti spray-painted on the exterior south side of Dascomb Hall that combined a racial and a homophobic slur. A student claimed responsibility...

Oberlin Alum Gives Talk on Chemical Detective Work

Veronica Burnham, Staff Writer April 22, 2011

This past Wednesday, the College welcomed back one of its esteemed alumnae for a talk on the interdisciplinary nature of art history and art conservation. Claire Barry, OC ’77, came as a part of...

Student Organization of the Week: Exhibition Initiative

Carmelita Rosner, Staff Writer April 22, 2011

Toward the end of the 2010 Winter Term, College seniors Anna Poe-Kest and Martha Moldovan were brainstorming ways to gain experience in art curation before they graduated. They decided on the Exhibition...

The Role of Religion in a Secular Bubble: Part 2

Julia Herbst April 22, 2011

While the specifics of each student’s situation vary, being religious at Oberlin can be a challenging and even isolating experience for many. Presidential scholar of Islam Jafar Mahallati has...

Security Report: March 31 – April 6

Staff April 15, 2011

Thursday, March 31 12:27 a.m. Officers and the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at South Hall. Smoke from burnt food activated the alarm, which was silenced and reset. Friday, April...

Eight Seniors Receive Shansi Grants

Carmelita Rosner, Staff Writer April 15, 2011

Following graduation this May, Oberlin seniors Claire McGregor, Joseph Campbell, Skylar Sweetman, Jazmin Guerrero, Zoe McLaughlin, Sara Kadi, Peter Edmondson and Matthew Furda will each be spending two...

Once the show got started, Drag Ball lived up to the hype.

Drag Ball: The Show Went On

John Light, Editor-In-Chief April 15, 2011

Early on Friday, April 8, President of the Drag Ball Committee and College senior Hunter O’Neill received an e-mail from City of Oberlin Fire Marshal Dennis Kirin informing him that he had limited Drag...

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