Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Last week, Oberlin College announced it would relax several ObieSafe guidelines in light of new CDC recommendations for vaccinated individuals. The College will now allow vaccinated students to gather indoors and outdoors without masks but recommends that unvaccinated students and staff continue to mask.

College Removes Mask Mandate, Mandatory Testing as Vaccination Rate Reaches 80 Percent

Kush Bulmer, Production Editor May 28, 2021

After two semesters of strict COVID-19 health restrictions, the College lifted several safety measures — including mask-wearing and testing. The news comes as the College has reached the 80 percent vaccination...

Security Notebook

May 28, 2021

Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:47 a.m. Campus Safety officers responded to a report of a damaged vehicle in the Robertson Hall parking lot. Contractors were unloading a work vehicle when the gate fell off...

 Next academic year, Erwin N. Griswold Professor of Politics Michael Parkin will serve as an associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Politics Professor Michael Parkin to Become an Associate Dean Next Year

Ella Moxley, News Editor May 28, 2021

Next fall, Erwin N. Griswold Professor of Politics Michael Parkin will leave his teaching position for the next three years to serve as an associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. He will replace...

Weekly COVID-19 Update

May 28, 2021

Lorain County Updates Lorain County reported 100 cases and five hospitalizations from May 21 to May 27, marking a decline from 179 cases the previous week. Cases have been declining in the county for...

Harris will be stepping into the role of OSCA board chair.

Off the Cuff with Miranda Harris, Incoming OSCA Board Chair

Gigi Ewing, News Editor May 28, 2021

College third-year Miranda Harris will be stepping into the role of OSCA board chair as the nonprofit officially reopens this fall. After three semesters of absence from the campus community and a brand-new...

Katherine Macphail

Review Editor-in-Chief, Katherine MacPhail, OC ’21, Talks Running a Newspaper in a Pandemic

Anisa Curry Vietze, Editor-in-Chief May 15, 2021

College fourth-year Katherine MacPhail has served as the Review’s Editor-in-Chief since fall 2019. MacPhail began working as a production editor for the Review in fall of 2018 and then worked as Arts...

Kate Fishman, OC '21, Managing Editor

Kate Fishman, OC ’21, Managing Editor

Nico Vickers, Managing Editor May 15, 2021

Kate Fishman was the Review’s Managing Editor beginning with our summer 2020 publication cycle to the end of the spring 2021 semester. As future managing editor, I interviewed Fishman about herself and...

Class of 2021 Production Staff

Class of 2021 Production Staff

May 15, 2021

We are so lucky to have had so many amazing seniors on Production staff this year! Click below to hear from all of them.

Mallika Pandey, OC '21, Photo Editor

Mallika Pandey, OC ’21, Photo Editor

Kushagra Kar, Editor-in-Chief May 15, 2021

College fourth-year Mallika Pandey, a Anthropology major, has served as The Oberlin Review’s photo editor since 2018. Photo Editors are responsible for taking pictures and creating graphics for the paper. This...

Professors from Geology, Psychology, and Computer Science participated in Departmental Action and Reflection Teams this year to promote inclusive excellence in STEM.

Geology, Computer Science, Psychology Departments Engage in Year-Long Process to Promote Inclusivity

Katherine MacPhail and Anisa Curry Vietze April 30, 2021

Over the past year, the Geology, Computer Science, and Psychology departments have all engaged in Departmental Action and Reflection Teams, aimed at strengthening inclusivity in Oberlin’s STEM departments....

New allegations of religious intolerance from Professor of Religion and Nancy Schrom Dye Chair in Middle East and North African Studies Mohammad Jafar Mahallati have recently come to light.

Religion Professor Accused of Anti-Semitic, Anti-Baha’i Sentiment

Gigi Ewing, News Editor April 30, 2021

Last October, an Oberlin faculty member denied allegations that he helped cover up Iran’s mass killing of political prisoners in 1988 when he served as Iran’s ambassador to the U.N. In the months since,...

The Ramadan fridge in Decafé is often stocked with applesauce, Pepsi, and other soft drinks.

Students Disappointed by Insufficient Ramadan Offerings

Kushagra Kar, Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2021

Despite promising to accommodate the needs of fasting students during the month of Ramadan, some students feel AVI Foodsystems’ offerings have fallen short. While AVI hoped to serve expanded food options...

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