Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Letter from the Editors

Kushagra Kar, Nikki Keating, and Emma Benardete April 28, 2023

Since 1833, Oberlin has been a site of progressive thought and activist initiatives toward making a better world. Over time, the definition of progressivism has changed, along with the values of this place...

Oberlin students march out of Mudd.

Decade of Student Activism Preceded Oberlin’s Divestment from Apartheid-Era South Africa

Karthik Ranganadhan and Gautami Kunde April 28, 2023

Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, college students across the country protested and demanded their colleges divest from companies that were doing business with South Africa due to ongoing apartheid.  This...

Candice Raynor

OTC: Candice Raynor Professor, Director and Faculty in Residence of the Afrikan Heritage House

Nikki Keating, Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2023

Candice Raynor is an Africana Studies professor at Oberlin College. Outside of her work in the department, she works within the Afrikan Heritage House with Black students on programming and other events...

College Implements Activism Monitoring Measures for Students, Faculty, Staff

Alexa Stevens, News Editor April 28, 2023

In the wake of Oberlin College v. Gibsons Bros., Inc., which began in 2016, College administrators have implemented a series of policies designed to monitor student, faculty, and staff activist endeavors....

Upcoming Events

April 28, 2023

Friday, April 28 7-9 p.m.: Edie Carey in Concert at Mill on Main Edie Carey, award-winning pop-folk singer and songwriter, is set to perform, per the event description, a “humor-filled” concert....

World Headlines

Ava Miller , News Editor April 28, 2023

India to Pass China This Week as World’s Most Populous Nation, According to UN According to projections by the United Nations, India is poised to overtake China as the world’s most populous nation...

Student Organizes Invasive Species Removal in Environmental Activism Initiative

Layla Wallerstein April 28, 2023

On Saturday, April 22, a dozen Oberlin students, accompanied by City of Oberlin Storm Water Coordinator Jennifer Reeves, set out from the Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies with snacks,...

Eight lots owned by the City would be developed into affordable housing by Revitalization Strategies Group, Inc.

Affordable Housing Plan Discussed at City Council Work Session, Project in Development

Cal Ransom, News Editor April 21, 2023

On Monday, City Council held a work session for an affordable housing proposal created by the affordable housing subcommittee in the social equity committee and Revitalization Strategies Group, Inc. City...

The Nord Center works with the Title IX office to provide support for

Nord Center Representative Spoke to Students on Healing and Resources

Cal Ransom and Ava Miller April 21, 2023

On Tuesday, the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion held a talk with a representative from the Nord Center. As a part of Consent Month, students were invited to learn about the process of healing...

Felicia Webber

OTC: Felicia Webber, Oberlin Elementary School Principal

Isaac Imas, Production Manager April 21, 2023

On April 11, Oberlin City School District announced Felicia Webber as the new Oberlin Elementary School principal. Webber, formerly the assistant principal of OES, will be replacing current principal Meisha...

A group of neighbors congregate at Prospect Park with their dogs.

Dog Park Proposed at City Council Meeting, Residents Suggest Prospect Park

Cal Ransom, News Editor April 21, 2023

A group of Oberlin residents attended the City Council’s regular meeting on April 17 to discuss the possibility of allowing their dogs to roam freely in Prospect Park. During the pandemic, a group...

Upcoming Events, April 21

April 21, 2023

Friday, April 21 5:30–7:30 p.m.: Oberlin Green Group Vegetarian Potluck Gathering at First Church Oberlin, Fellowship Hall Attendees are invited to bring a vegetarian dish to serve six to eight....

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