Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

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...

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...

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