The Oberlin Review

Project Unbound Fundraises for Human Trafficking Victims

Project Unbound Fundraises for Human Trafficking Victims

Yan Jin

November 9, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Project Unbound, an Oberlin-based anti-human trafficking organization, will host their annual fall fundraiser for the Human Trafficking Collaborative of Lorain County on Friday, Nov. 16. The event will be the group’s second in as many weeks; they held a workshop yesterday titled “The Neurological...

Oberlin Remembers Hate Crime Victims

Oberlin Remembers Hate Crime Victims

Gabby Greene, News Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Features, NEWS

Students gathered in Peters Hall last Friday to honor those targeted by recent racist, anti-Semitic, and xenophobic attacks, including the shootings at the Tree of Life Synagogue and Kroger grocery store, among other events. Rabbi Shlomo Elkan (center) spoke on the events and their impact. Students,...

Trustworthy Tattoo to Open Downtown

Trustworthy Tattoo to Open Downtown

Justin Godfrey

November 9, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS

Trustworthy Tattoo will open in downtown Oberlin at 53 South Main Street by the end of this month. Owner Shawn Patton, Oberlin native and Amherst resident, has 13 years of tattoo experience. Trustworthy Tattoo is filling the niche of a highly-demanded, locally-based tattoo shop. The new ...

Students, Alumni Present Ambar Tom Reid Petition

Students, Alumni Present Ambar Tom Reid Petition

Roman Broszkowski, Senior Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Nearly 40 students, alumni, faculty, and community members crowded into President Carmen Ambar’s office Monday afternoon as part of a delegation meant to show support for former Associate Director of the Student Union Tom Reid, OC ’80. Reid — who had worked at Oberlin since graduating — was let go...

Josh Keating, OC ’07, Slate Editor

Josh Keating, OC ’07, Slate Editor

Sydney Allen and Nathan Carpenter

November 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Josh Keating, OC ’07, is a writer and editor at Slate magazine focusing on international news and foreign policy. He returned to campus in October to meet with students, faculty, and staff and to discuss his new book Invisible Countries, which investigates ideas around nationhood, borders, and...

Security Notebook

November 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 12:37 a.m. Campus Safety officers were requested to assist with an intoxicated student at Lord House. An ambulance was requested, and the student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. 1:30 p.m. Officers were requested to assist with a safety inspecti...

Oberlin Community News Bulletin

November 9, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS

Underground History Tour Highlights Freedom Seekers The Oberlin Heritage Center will lead two walking tours through town, sharing the stories of some of the over 3,000 African Americans who passed through and hid in Oberlin while escaping enslavement. The two tours are being offered Parents’ Week...

Sanctuary Space Established by First Church

Sanctuary Space Established by First Church

Anisa Curry Vietze

November 2, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The First Church in Oberlin United Church of Christ opened a sanctuary space for undocumented immigrants beginning mid-October. It is a space iwhere people in need of shelter who have been marked for deportation can temporarily live while they sort out the legality of their immigration status. Sanc...

Student Participation Reconsidered by College Faculty

Nathan Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Editor’s note: Editor-in-Chief Sydney Allen is a member of the Sophomore Experience Advising Task Force. She was uninvolved with the reporting of this story. Oberlin College faculty will vote next Wednesday on whether to allow student representatives to attend their regular meetings as voting membe...

CoWork Oberlin Provides Community Workspace

Jenna Gyimesi and Maranda Phillips

November 2, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS

LaunchHouse and the Oberlin Business Partnership are joining forces to open CoWork Oberlin, a coworking space that offers both seasoned and up-and-coming entrepreneurs an area to collaborate on projects in a supportive environment. The workspace, located at 235 Artino Street, will host a grand openi...

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