Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Security Report

June 18, 2021

Saturday, June 12, 2021 7:40 a.m. A Campus Safety officer on patrol observed several prohibited items in plain view on the porch of a Village Housing Unit on North Professor Street. A glass bong with...

Over the last few weeks, several high-profile staff members in the division of Student Life have announced their resignation, including Assistant Vice President of Student Life Adrian Bautista.

Bautista Becomes Fourth Student Life Dean to Leave Oberlin in Two Months

Anisa Curry Vietze, Editor-in-Chief June 11, 2021

Assistant Vice President of Student Life Adrian Bautista is leaving Oberlin on July 16 for a position at Skidmore College, making him the fourth dean in the Division of Student Life to leave in the past...

More than 800 predominantly second-year and third-year students are currently attending in-person summer classes on Oberlin’s campus.

Oberlin Admissions, Enrollment Strong Despite COVID-19 Uncertainty

Ella Moxley, News Editor June 11, 2021

The pandemic impacted colleges’ admissions strategies across the country, with more and more college students taking leave and high school seniors opting for a gap year. However, for Oberlin, both enrollment...

This week the College redistributed many of the items left on campus during the rushed move-out in spring of 2020.

College Gives Away Student Belongings

Gigi Ewing, News Editor June 11, 2021

After a 10-month process of returning the belongings students left on campus in March 2020, the College opened access to students and community members to take unclaimed items on Wednesday. The College...

Over the last few weeks, nearly 100 trees have been cut down on campus to complete the Sustainable Infrastructure Program. As part of the plan, all trees will be replaced with trees native to northeast Ohio.

Sustainable Infrastructure Project Requires Removal of Nearly 100 Trees

Kush Bulmer, Production Editor June 11, 2021

As students began their first few weeks of summer classes, 97 trees were cut down in Wilder Bowl, along West College Street, and at the intersection of North Professor and Elm Street. The trees needed...

The quick turnover between the spring and summer semesters resulted in a challenging move-in. Several students arrived on campus to find their accommodations were not yet cleaned or prepared for new residents.

After Chaotic Move-in Process, College Compensates Students Living in Temporary Housing

Aaron Morales Dolich , Writer June 11, 2021

When students arrived on campus on May 20 for summer move-in, some found that their new accommodations were unclean or previous occupants had not yet left. The College has since compensated the returning...

The Rathskeller, which traditionally serves burgers and sandwiches, will be closed this summer alongside Umami, Lord-Saunders Dining Hall, and McGregor Skybar.

Four Dining Halls Close for Summer Semester, Others Operate with Reduced Hours

Walter Thomas-Patterson, Senior Staff Writer June 11, 2021

Students returned to campus for the summer semester to find several new changes to the College’s dining halls. The College has negotiated a modified dining plan with AVI Foodsystems that leaves three...

Security Notebook

June 11, 2021

Thursday, June 3, 2021 9:20 a.m. Campus Safety officers were requested at a Goldsmith Village Housing Unit to assist with a Life Safety inspection. In plain view on a coffee table was a large glass...

Security Report

June 4, 2021

Friday, May 28, 2021 8:28 p.m. A student reported that she found her bicycle, which had been put in storage, outside on the south side of Burton Hall, unlocked. The student reported that the bicycle...

The Apollo Theatre will reopen today after being closed for more than a year due to the pandemic.

Post-Vax, Oberlin Businesses Re-open, Welcome Back Patrons

Ella Moxley, News Editor June 4, 2021

On Wednesday June 2 many Ohio Department of Health orders related to COVID-19 were lifted, giving many Oberlin businesses the opportunity to reopen, expand hours, or loosen health restrictions. This past...

Chief White House correspondent for The New York Times, Peter Baker, delivered the 2021 Commencement address.

Off the Cuff with Peter Baker, Commencement Speaker and Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times

Katherine MacPhail, Editor-in-Chief June 4, 2021

Peter Baker is the chief White House correspondent for The New York Times. Before joining The New York Times, Baker spent 20 years at The Washington Post writing about U.S. politics. He has covered five...

Ohio ACLU Sues Grafton Correctional Institute for Garnishing COVID-19 Relief Funds

Amelia Connelly June 4, 2021

On April 12, The Ohio Justice & Policy Center and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, the Grafton Correctional Institute,...

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