The Oberlin Review

In Memory of Ammar Abo-El-Naga, OC ’21

In Memory of Ammar Abo-El-Naga, OC ’21

Sydney Allen, Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The staff of The Oberlin Review extends our condolences to the family and friends of Ammar Abo-El-Naga, who died Aug. 21, 2018 at the age of 18. Ammar, a native of Egypt, studied neuroscience at Oberlin, where he was entering his sophomore year. As a Bonner Scholar, he frequently volunteered at both ...

Brief: Portal Connects Oberlin Students in Dialogue

Sydney Allen, Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2018


Filed under Campus News

Passersby might have noticed an anomaly in Wilder Bowl yesterday, as a large gold shipping container took residence in the field outside DeCafé with little explanation. Thus, we welcome Oberlin’s very own Portal system, which will be based in Wilder from Sept. 6 to Nov. 10. The Portal, which was coordinated t...

Faculty Join National Advocacy Group Amid Personnel Changes

Gabby Greene, News Editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Recent Stories

Amid concern over the ongoing Academic and Administrative Program Review and staffing changes this summer, over 58 Oberlin College and Conservatory faculty members have joined the American Academy of University Professors. At 64 members, the AAUP of Oberlin does not have the numbers to become its ow...

OTC: Tré Quarles, OC ’18

OTC: Tré Quarles, OC ’18

Gabby Greene and Roman Broszkowski

September 7, 2018


Filed under Off the Cuff

Gabby Greene: What brought you back to Oberlin? Tré Quarles: When I was given the opportunity that I could work here over the summer, I thought that was a great idea as far as having set employment for a certain amount of time after graduation, which isn’t always certain. I do love Oberlin and I love ...

Students, Testimonial Project Call for CDS Changes

Students, Testimonial Project Call for CDS Changes

Hannah Robinson, Layout Editor

May 11, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Editor’s Note: The petition and the link to the testimonials mentioned in this article can be found in the Opinions section of The Oberlin Review. College students are circulating a petition calling on Oberlin’s administration to sever ties with the current dining management company, Bon Appéti...

Off the Cuff: Melissa Harris and Christian Bolles, Editors-in-Chief

Sydney Allen and Nathan Carpenter

May 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

College seniors Melissa Harris and Christian Bolles are the outgoing Editors-in-Chief of The Oberlin Review. Harris has been involved with the Review since her first semester at Oberlin, when she started out her journalism career as a staff writer. Since then she has worked as a Review Production Editor ...

Security Notebook

May 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Security Report

Thursday, May 3, 2018 10:30 a.m. Service Building staff reported that the cable lock to the parts cage had been cut by an unknown person(s). Nothing is missing at this time, and the person(s) did not gain entry to the cage. 6:20 p.m. A student reported the theft of their unlocked bicycle from the bi...

Senate, OST Delay Appointing SFC Chairs

Melissa Harris, Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Student Senate and the Office of the Student Treasurer will delay the Student Finance Committee member appointments until this fall rather than completing them before the end of the semester — an action that’s part of Senate and the OST’s recent plan to restructure the student finance system to bec...

Consignment Store All Things Great Opens Downtown

Consignment Store All Things Great Opens Downtown

Gabby Greene, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

All Things Great, a consignment and vintage store, will open tomorrow on Main Street in the location formerly occupied by Ade’s Place. Co-owners Laurel Kirtz and Kate Harvey hope that the store will help students and community members repurpose their unwanted items and reduce waste, while acting ...

College Passes Enrollment Goal for Class of 2022

Devyn Malouf, Production Editor

May 11, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Oberlin College Offices of Admissions and Financial Aid are cautiously celebrating a successful recruiting season for the class of 2022. Based on early admissions numbers, the office projects that it has surpassed its enrollment goals for the 2018–19 school year. As of May 4, 868 students committe...

Issue 1, Joe Miller Sweep on Election Day

Issue 1, Joe Miller Sweep on Election Day

Alex Davies, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

As the Ohio primary polls closed Tuesday evening, overall pivoting in numbers toward Republican candidates across the state, Oberlin’s District 56 came away with Rob Weber as the uncontested Republican state candidate and Joe Miller as the narrow winner among four Democratic state representative candidates. T...

ResEd Decommissions 17 Village Houses

ResEd Decommissions 17 Village Houses

Sydney Allen and Lila Michaels

May 4, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

As housing selection for the 2018–19 academic year wraps up, many students have been left disappointed as Residential Education struggles to meet demand for Village Housing and private dorm rooms after decommissioning 17 Village Houses due to disrepair. The change is partially a result of Oberlin...

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