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The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

The College will pay Gibson’s Bakery $36.59 million in damages, ending five years of
litigation.

College to Pay $36M, Concluding Gibson’s Litigation

Kushagra Kar, Editor-in-Chief September 9, 2022

Oberlin College announced yesterday that it would pay Gibson’s Bakery the sum of $36.59 million in damages as awarded by the Lorain County Court of Common Pleas in 2019. This decision follows the Ohio...

Bon Secours Mercy Health Changes Position on Reproductive Care Services

Lauren Krainess, Managing Editor September 9, 2022

Last week, Bon Secours, the parent company of the College’s new health care affiliate Harness Health Partners, announced it will not provide students with certain reproductive and gender-affirming...

College New Hires Emphasize Diverse Skill Set, Community Relationships

Nikki Keating, News Editor September 9, 2022

Over the past two semesters, the College has restaffed multiple offices, divisions, and departments. The Multicultural Resource Commons, for one, has brought on a full staff for the first time since 2020....

Students shared their thoughts on fall semester COVID-19 protocols.

Planned ObieSafe Protocol Updates To Take Effect Sept. 11

Sofia Tomasic, Senior Staff Writer September 9, 2022

ObieSafe’s COVID-19 policy for this fall is a shift from previous semesters. Return testing was not required for students at the beginning of this year, and masking will be entirely optional starting...

Scott Hwang, Senior Assistant Dean and Director of the Multicultural Resource Commons

Scott Hwang, Senior Assistant Dean and Director of the Multicultural Resource Commons

Ava Miller, Senior Staff Writer September 9, 2022

In early June, Scott Hwang was named Senior Assistant Dean and Director of the Multicultural Resource Commons. Hwang holds a bachelor’s degree from Gordon College and a master’s in higher education...

SIP Phase Two Complete, Phase Three to Wrap Up in 2025

Emma Benardete, Editor-in-Chief September 9, 2022

The College completed most of the second phase of the three-stage Sustainable Infrastructure Project over the summer. The ongoing project, which has a target completion year of 2025, is slated to improve...

Students express dissatisfaction with their current housing situations.

Students Living in Common Rooms Due to ResEd Housing Shortage

Alexa Stevens, News Editor September 9, 2022

The Admissions Office has seen a steady increase in the number of applications to the College over the past few years. According to Manuel Carballo, vice president and dean of admissions and financial...

Security Notebook

September 9, 2022

Friday, Sept. 2, 2022 Campus Safety officers responded to a report of a bat in the first-floor hallway of Severance Hall. Officers and Oberlin Fire Department members responded to a report of a student...

The Carnegie Building currently houses many administrative offices that will work to implement the Presidential Initiative.

Presidential Initiative Report Released, Proposes DEI Recommendations

Anisa Curry Vietze and Kushagra Kar May 20, 2022

After nearly two years of data collection, focus groups, and reviews of campus life, the Presidential Initiative on Racial Equity and Diversity committee published a comprehensive report on Wednesday....

Alliance Against Islamic Regime of Iran Apologists protests against Professor of Religion Mohammad Jafar Mahallati at the law offices of ​​Greenberg Traurig in Berlin.

Activists to Protest Mahallati at Commencement

Gigi Ewing, Managing Editor May 20, 2022

After a series of international protests, the Alliance Against Islamic Regime of Iran Apologists will return to Oberlin to protest at the class of 2022 Commencement on June 5. The protest will mark the...

Student Finance Committee to Return to Pre-COVID Funding Practices

Lauren Krainess, Managing Editor May 20, 2022

The Student Finance Committee was able to fund student organizations in excess through the 2021–22 academic year. SFC manages and distributes the student activity fund, and for the past two years...

Student organizations and alumni are asking the College to match its commitment to the Sustainable Infrastructure Program with a commitment to divest the endowment from fossil fuels.

Student Groups Demand Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Sofia Tomasic, Senior Staff Writer May 20, 2022

Students for Energy Justice, Sunrise Movement, and a group of alumni have written a letter to the Board of Trustees requesting a pledge to divest Oberlin’s endowment from fossil fuels by 2025,...

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