Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Signs placed on West Lorain Street points to the illegal crossing warning students of traffic laws.

Oberlin Campus Safety Installs Signs Warning students Against Jaywalking on West Lorain Street

Nikki Keating, News Editor December 2, 2022

In late November, Oberlin College placed signs between the Science Center and Wilder Bowl on West Lorain Street. The signs warn that this section of the road is not a designated crosswalk. Students are...

A recent Lorain County Public Health inspection found three health code violations in the Rathskeller kitchen.

Lorain County Public Health Reports Health Code Violations in Rathskeller

Alexa Stevens, News Editor November 18, 2022

On Oct. 1, an anonymous complaint was submitted to Lorain County Public Health alleging that several individuals had fallen ill with food poisoning as a result of dining in the Rathskeller. On Oct. 6,...

Shuming Chen

Assistant Professor Shuming Chen Receives $55,000 in Grant Funds for Chemistry Research

Alexa Stevens, News Editor November 18, 2022

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Shuming Chen was recently awarded a $55,000 grant from the American Chemical Society for her project “Probing Complex Post-Transition State Bifurcations...

ASA Invited to Yale African Innovation Symposium

ASA Invited to Yale African Innovation Symposium

Nikki Keating, News Editor November 18, 2022

The Oberlin African Student Association was recently invited to participate in the Yale Africa Innovation Symposium held Nov. 11–12. This two-day conference aimed to deconstruct traditional views of...

Universal Free Lunch Waivers Expire for Oberlin City Schools

Ava Miller, Senior Staff Writer November 18, 2022

Federal funding has provided waivers allowing schools to give students free lunches regardless of income since the beginning of the pandemic. Congressional funding for the waivers expired in late June,...

Kahn Hall now features compost receptacles, which
students can use to compost accepted materials.

Kahn Hall Pilots Campus-Wide Compost Program

Nikki Keating, News Editor November 18, 2022

Kahn Hall now has compost bins located on the first floor and two additional bins will on all other floors. The program is sponsored by the Office of Environmental Sustainability and the Resource Conservation...

Central Heating Plant operates and distributes heating to
dorms.

Sustainable Infrastructure Project to Transition Campus Heating to Geothermal System by 2024, Faces Challenges

Sofia Tomasic, Senior Staff Writer November 18, 2022

As part of a plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2025, the College aims to transition building heating systems from steam to exclusively hot water for a more energy-efficient geothermal system, this change...

The new locker system will begin operation in January of next year and digitize the mailroom system.

Mailroom Prepares to Implement Electronic Lockers

Yendi Kai Foo November 18, 2022

The mailroom recently placed electronic lockers next to the Rathskeller. The lockers, scheduled to start operating Jan. 2, 2023, are a result of the Sustainable Infrastructure Program, which will implement...

In Memory of Maura Olivero

In Memory of Maura Olivero

November 11, 2022

March 15, 2001 – November 4, 2022 Conservatory fourth-year Maura Olivero passed away on Friday, Nov. 4. Olivero was a Trumpet major and is remembered by friends, colleagues, and professors as a talented,...

SFC to Disburse Student Activities Fund at Pre-Pandemic Rate

SFC to Disburse Student Activities Fund at Pre-Pandemic Rate

Ava Miller, Senior Staff Writer November 11, 2022

As of May 2022, the Student Finance Committee has spent the entirety of the surplus funds it had available in the 2021-22 academic year. SFC was able to grant more funds to student organizations than it...

Mold and water damage were found in OSCA buildings.

OSCA Threatens College with Legal Action Over Alleged Rent Contract Violations

Emma Benardete, Editor-in-Chief November 11, 2022

An independent inspection conducted by Pardee Environmental Sept. 25 found significant evidence of mold growth in Tank Hall, Keep Cottage, and Harkness House — all of which are rented to the Oberlin...

Breakdown of 2022 Lorain County Election Results

Kayla Kim, Contributing Sports Editor November 11, 2022

This past Tuesday, Lorain County residents headed to the polls to vote in statewide and local elections. Continuing a 2020 trend, Lorain County voted primarily Republican; out of the 23 total races Lorain...

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