The Oberlin Review

Security Notebook

November 30, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Nov. 22 12:13 a.m. A student reported that a suspicious, unidentified male knocked on their door. The student answered the door, and the male apologized and said he was at the wrong room. The student was advised to call Campus Safety immediately if the incident occurred again. Friday, Nov. 23 12:13 a.m. Offi...

MRC Program Supports Trans Students

MRC Program Supports Trans Students

Gabby Greene, News Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The Multicultural Resource Center launched new programming this week for the College’s third annual Trans Week of Action. Beginning last Sunday, students and staff organized events aimed at providing safe spaces and resources for trans students. The programming ends on Trans Day of Remembrance this Sunday w...

Karega Sues College, Claiming Discrimination

Sydney Allen, Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Joy Karega, a former assistant professor of Rhetoric and Composition at Oberlin, filed a lawsuit against the College last Friday claiming breach of contract and employment discrimination on the basis of race and gender. The lawsuit, filed with the U.S. District Court in Cleveland, seeks $855,000 in damages. In...

City Continues to Grow, Community Weighs Benefits

City Continues to Grow, Community Weighs Benefits

Roman Broszkowski, Senior Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS

The city of Oberlin is welcoming a number of local businesses and restaurants in the coming months, including Oberlin Nutrition, a health drink and smoothie shop which will open on 175 South Main Street in late November; Catrina's, a taco restaurant which will take the place of Red's Chinese Bistro; ...

Sophomores Guided Through SOAR

Sophomores Guided Through SOAR

Jenna Gyimesi, News Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The newly-created Sophomore Opportunities and Academic Resources program will offer sophomores academic and career advising tailored to their specific interests. Participants will be paired with a SOAR leader — a junior or senior knowledgeable and experienced in their major — who will guide them th...

Lorain County Rising Leads Protest

Lorain County Rising Leads Protest

Anisa Curry Vietze, Senior Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS

Local activist group Lorain County Rising led a rapid response rally in Tappan Square on Thursday. The protest was in support of the investigation led by Robert Mueller, the former FBI agent who oversees the Justice Department’s investigation as special counsel of potential foreign interferences in the 2016 e...

Security Notebook

November 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 3:21 p.m. Campus Safety officers were requested to assist a student in the Rice Hall parking lot who was injured after falling off a scooter. The student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 9:04 a.m. Officers, members of the Oberlin Fire Department, and mem...

Josh Voorhees, Political Journalist

Josh Voorhees, Political Journalist

Kameron Dunbar

November 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Josh Voorhees, an American political journalist and senior writer for Slate, delivered a lecture on Monday titled “Blue Waves and Red Walls: Making Sense of the 2018 Midterm Election.” Voorhees has taught in London, has covered national politics in Iowa City, and is now based in Northeast Ohio. He s...

Students Phone Representatives In Protest

Students Phone Representatives In Protest

Gabby Greene, News Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Features, NEWS

Editor’s Note: This caption contains mention of abortion, rape, and incest. Students call Oberlin representatives Democrat Dan Ramos of the Ohio House and Republican State Senator Gayle Manning to protest the passing of HB 258, more commonly known as a “heartbeat bill.” The bill outlaws abortions af...

Oberlin Community News Bulletin

Jenna Gyimesi, News Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS

Community Voices Requested about Climate Action The Oberlin Environmental Dashboard Communications team wants to hear from community members about the ways in which they are taking action against climate change. A workshop will be held Saturday, Nov. 17 at 1:30 p.m. at the Oberlin Public Library to ...

Students Take in Election Results at ‘Sco Watch Party

Students Take in Election Results at ‘Sco Watch Party

Sydney Allen and Maria Turner

November 9, 2018


Filed under Features, NEWS

College junior Ezra Andres-Tysch views the 2018 midterm elections at a watch party in the ’Sco. The election season brought a red wave to Ohio as the Governorship, Attorney General, and nearly every high-ranking state position went Republican, with the exception of Democrat Sherrod Brown for the U.S. ...

MRC Faces Staffing Shortage

MRC Faces Staffing Shortage

Jenna Gyimesi and Anisa Curry Vietze

November 9, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Four full-time staff members resigned from positions at the Multicultural Resource Center within the last six months. The office was once staffed by five full-time staffers. The MRC is currently run by Assistant Vice President Adrian Bautista, who is serving as the interim director, Student Li...

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