The Oberlin Review

SHILs Offer Support, Advocate for Students

SHILs Offer Support, Advocate for Students

Miriam Khanukaev

April 12, 2019


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Editor’s Note: This article contains mentions of sexual misconduct and assault. In recognition of Consent Month at Oberlin, a number of educational events for the community will be hosted throughout the month of April. This marks a collaborative effort by group of organizations including the student...

OTC: Susan Orlean, Author, Journalist

OTC: Susan Orlean, Author, Journalist

Sydney Allen, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Susan Orlean is an award-winning, bestselling author and journalist. Orlean has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1992 and has contributed to publications including The Boston Globe, Rolling Stone, Vogue, and Esquire, among others. In October 2018, she published The Library Book, which tel...

Security Notebook

April 12, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, April 4, 2019 11:10 a.m. Campus Safety officers were requested to assist a student with an injured ankle at the Professional Services Building. The student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. 3:15 p.m. Officers were requested to assist an ill student in the basement of Wilder Hall...

OSCA and College Discuss Future Partnership

OSCA and College Discuss Future Partnership

Jenna Gyimesi, News Editor

April 5, 2019


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Oberlin College and the Oberlin Student Cooperative Association have begun the process of collaboratively discussing the terms of the financial relationship between the College and OSCA, which feeds 590 students and houses 180. These conversations were prompted by data revealed by the Academic and Administr...

Students Organize CDS Boycott

Keifer Ludwig

April 5, 2019


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Oberlin students staged a boycott last Tuesday to protest Campus Dining Services after receiving two emails from the Office of Residential Education and Dean of Students Office regarding meal plan changes. Leaders of the boycott encouraged students to abstain from attending any of the CDS dining halls ...

Legion Community Garden Faces Uncertain Future

Legion Community Garden Faces Uncertain Future

Leo Lasdun, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019


Filed under Community News, NEWS

The future of Oberlin’s Legion Field Community Garden — which has been operating for nearly 10 years — is uncertain as it seeks to secure a new fiscal agent. The garden, which grows on city-owned land on South Professor Street, was previously backed by a 10-year contract between the City of Oberl...

Kosher Passover Meals Come to DeCafé

Kosher Passover Meals Come to DeCafé

Anisa Curry Vietze, News Editor

April 5, 2019


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Uncategorized

With help from both Chabad at Oberlin and Campus Dining Services, DeCafé will now offer kosher food during the week of Passover. Keeping kosher can be more difficult during Passover because the holiday comes with additional dietary restrictions and laws. Additionally, many Jews who do not otherwise...

OTC: Nick Petzak, Director of Fellowships and Awards

OTC: Nick Petzak, Director of Fellowships and Awards

Ella Moxley, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

For the 10th year in a row, Director of Fellowships and Awards Nick Petzak has led Oberlin to be recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholarship students. The Fulbright Program, which historically has a percentage award rate in the low 20s, sends students to over 140 countries to engage in res...

Security Notebook

April 5, 2019


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, March 21, 2019 9:46 p.m. Residential Education staff conducting life safety inspections in Burton Hall reported locating empty beer cans, a glass bong, and a bagged smoke detector in a room on the second floor. The bong was turned over to the Oberlin Police Department, and the plastic bag was re...

AAPR Announces Areas of Recommendation to Oberlin Community

AAPR Announces Areas of Recommendation to Oberlin Community

Sydney Allen and Nathan Carpenter

March 15, 2019


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

After months of research, data collection, and deliberation, members of the Academic and Administrative Program Review steering committee presented their proposed areas of recommendation to the Oberlin community in a series of three presentations for faculty, staff, and students this week. The presentations ca...

A New Type of ExCo: Reading Oberlin’s Landscape

A New Type of ExCo: Reading Oberlin’s Landscape

Jane Hobson

March 15, 2019


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

A new ExCo called Reading the Oberlin Landscape is helping students cultivate a stronger sense of place and connection to Oberlin. Will Wickham, a College senior, is the course’s creator and sole instructor. He is using this ExCo as the base of his Environmental Studies capstone project, and he aims t...

Garrett Cultivates Opposition to Jordan in Ohio

Ella Moxley

March 15, 2019


Filed under Community News, NEWS

Former three-time congressional candidate Janet Garrett has formed The Jordan Watch Political Action Committee to generate support to unseat Ohio’s District 4 Representative, Jim Jordan. Garrett, a former schoolteacher and Oberlin native, ran against Jordan in 2014, 2016, and 2018. However, she will not ...

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