The Oberlin Review

Security Report

February 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 5:46 p.m. A student reported that they were approached and punched by an unknown man while walking through Tappan Square at approximately 1:30 a.m. The man then ran in an unknown direction. The incident is under investigation. 6:00 p.m. While patrolling the Adam Joseph Lewis Cen...

Off the Cuff: Clarence “Ryan” Warfield, Oberlin Police Chief

Off the Cuff: Clarence “Ryan” Warfield, Oberlin Police Chief

Justin Godfrey

February 16, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS, Off the Cuff

Chief Clarence “Ryan” Warfield is the recently appointed city of Oberlin Chief of Police. A native of northeast Ohio, Warfield, a former sergeant from the city of Elyria, brings an impressive skill set to the position including specialties in interrogation, voice analysis, body language study, youth vio...

Ambar Announces Budget Plans to Faculty, Staff

Ambar Announces Budget Plans to Faculty, Staff

Sydney Allen, News Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

President Carmen Ambar and other senior administrators have launched an 11-day presentation campaign in which all College and Conservatory faculty, administrative and professional staff, Student Senate, student media, and other constituencies will see the largest overview of Oberlin’s financial sit...

Professor Brian Doan Passes Away at 44

Professor Brian Doan Passes Away at 44

Alex Davies, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Oberlin community members, family, and friends suffered the unexpected loss of Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition Brian Doan, 44. Doan died of a heart attack Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. The Oberlin community was informed of his passing in a Dec. 19 email sent by Dean of Arts and Scie...

Office of Disability Resources Prepares to Hire New Full-Time Director

Office of Disability Resources Prepares to Hire New Full-Time Director

Devyn Malouf, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

A number of disability-centered initiatives have arisen after a semester of dysfunction from the Office of Disability Resources, including the creation of a Disability Solidarity Theme Hall, a series of forums as the ODR searches for a permanent Director, and a proposed student organization meant to crea...

Oberlin Bystander Intervention Finds New Home

Oberlin Bystander Intervention Finds New Home

Gabby Greene, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The Oberlin Bystander Intervention Program, which aims to train students to be active bystanders at large events as well as educate about substance abuse safety measures, becomes fully operational this semester. Founded in 2016 by College junior Kirsten Mojziszek and senior Deborah Johnson, OBI ori...

Senate Survey Reveals Student Dissatisfaction

Roman Broszkowski, News Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

After receiving over 1,100 responses to their fall 2017 survey on student satisfaction at Oberlin, Student Senate has found that students are dissatisfied with current campus resources and services, but are invested in seeking improvements. Senate’s survey covered a range of issues on student life...

Court Denies Dismissal of Gibson’s Charges

Court Denies Dismissal of Gibson’s Charges

Sydney Allen, News Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The College and Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo responded to a November lawsuit brought by Gibson’s Bakery. In December, the College attempted to file a partial motion to dismiss some of the charges lodged, but were ultimately denied in court. The lawsuit emerged from a conflict between Gibson...

College Projects Enrollment Rebound

Devyn Malouf

February 9, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

After a significant enrollment shortfall that led to a $5-million deficit, the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid projects that Oberlin College and Conservatory will meet its target admission rate for the class of 2022, reducing the deficit by approximately $2 million. The office examined and has been ...

Wilder Hall Renovation Begins, Citing Student Surveys

Wilder Hall Renovation Begins, Citing Student Surveys

Roman Broszkowski, News Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Students returning to campus this week have been greeted with a revamped Wilder Hall lobby, which will undergo further changes as renovations continue. The lobby was enlarged and, according to a letter sent out by President Carmen Ambar and Student Senator and College junior Kameron Dunbar, “This area ...

City Council Votes to Wait on NEXUS Settlement Decision

City Council Votes to Wait on NEXUS Settlement Decision

Tess Joosse

February 9, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News

Oberlin City Council did not proceed with an emergency vote on a proposed $100,000 settlement with NEXUS at the council’s regular meeting Monday night. After hearing the public’s opposition to the settlement, the council voted to not accept the offer from NEXUS and wait until further public discus...

Jake Berstein and Luke Fortney, Editors-in-Chief of The Grape

Jake Berstein and Luke Fortney, Editors-in-Chief of The Grape

Sydney Allen, News Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

College seniors Luke Fortney and Jake Berstein are Editors-in-Chief of The Grape, Oberlin’s biweekly alternative newspaper that has printing since 1999. Fortney has worked at The Grape for three semesters as a copy editor and contributing writer before starting as an EIC in fall 2017. Berstein joi...

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