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The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Pancakes, Bacon Mark the Start of the New Semester

Pancakes, Bacon Mark the Start of the New Semester

Ella Moxley, News Editor October 8, 2021

At Monday’s Welcome Back Late Night Breakfast, students gathered around Stevenson Dining Hall to eat pancakes and reconnect with old friends. Administrators and staff members worked the Stevenson...

Security Notebook

October 8, 2021

Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 7:36 p.m. Campus Safety officers met with a College electrician who stated that a contractor knocked over a light pole on the northwest drive of South Hall. The pole...

Starting this week, students with demonstrated financial need will receive direct deposits ranging from $600–$1500. The block grants come from money the College received under the American Rescue Plan Act.

College to Distribute Federal Funds to Students in Need, 75% of Campus to Receive Funds

Ella Moxley, News Editor August 20, 2021

Today the Oberlin Office of Financial Aid will begin distributing block grants to students after the College received nearly $4 million from the federal government under the American Rescue Plan Act of...

Residential Education is currently preparing for fall move-in, when the College will welcome one of the largest incoming first-year classes in recent history.

ResEd Asks Students to Live Off Campus Amid Housing Shortage, Delays

Gigi Ewing and Kush Bulmer August 20, 2021

After several missed deadlines in releasing housing assignments this semester, Residential Education is now asking returning students to live off campus to accommodate the largest number of students Oberlin...

This summer, Oberlin College began work on the Sustainable Infrastructure Project, which will ultimately create geothermal wells to help move the College closer to its 2025 goal of carbon neutrality.

Expansion of Sustainable Infrastructure to City Unclear as Project Continues

Eric Schank, Production Editor & Senior Staff Writer August 20, 2021

When the College launched the Sustainable Infrastructure Project, it advertised that the project would expand to include the broader City community, such as City government buildings, churches, public...

City Addresses Community Equity Needs Through Social Equity Working Group

Nina Auslander-Padgham, Staff Writer August 20, 2021

The City of Oberlin, under the leadership of City Manager Rob Hillard, launched a Social Equity Working Group in March 2020, to address various equity needs in the Oberlin community. After the initial...

Former Librarian at Vanderbilt University Valerie Hotchkiss was recently named the next Azariah Smith Root director of libraries.

Oberlin Welcomes New Azariah Smith Root Director of Libraries, Valerie Hotchkiss

Katie Kunka, Production Manager August 20, 2021

The College has appointed Valerie Hotchkiss as the new Azariah Smith Root director of libraries, according to a Tuesday Campus Digest email. Hotchkiss’ appointment is long-awaited, as the position has...

Oberlin College recently raised $80 million in Certified Climate Bonds for its Sustainable Infrastructure Project.

Oberlin Raised $80 Million in Climate Bonds to Fund Sustainable Infrastructure Project

Ella Moxley, News Editor August 20, 2021

The College raised $80 million dollars for the Sustainable Infrastructure Project through climate bonds this July. Oberlin is the second institution of higher education in the U.S. to use climate bonds...

Security Notebook

August 20, 2021

Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 4:30 p.m. AVI Foodsystems staff reported a bat trapped in a window in the dining room at Talcott Hall. A Campus Safety officer and maintenance technician responded and removed...

The College released a statement to the student body last Saturday that a student on campus tested positive for COVID-19.

College Departs from CDC Recommendations, No Longer Requires Testing for Individuals Exposed to COVID-19

Gigi Ewing, Managing Editor August 13, 2021

The College will no longer test vaccinated individuals who are exposed to COVID-19 unless they are symptomatic, according to an announcement earlier today. This change is in line with Ohio Department of...

As students and faculty report exposure to toxic mold in Oberlin campus buildings like Goldsmith Apartments, Representatives Joe Miller and Allison Russo cosponsor the Ohio Safe Indoor Air Act.

Students Report Mold in Campus Buildings, New Bill Aims to Raise Awareness About Health Risks

Kush Bulmer, News Editor August 13, 2021

Some students claim that mold issues in College buildings have been recurrent in recent years and detrimental to their health, interfering with their coursework and jobs. For students who say they have...

Karen Goff

Off the Cuff with Incoming Dean of Students Karen C. Goff

Anisa Curry Vietze, Editor-in-Chief August 13, 2021

Karen C. Goff will join Oberlin on Sept. 20 as vice president and dean of students. Goff comes to Oberlin with approximately 20 years of experience in higher education, most recently as vice president...

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