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The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

The Office of Residential Education will have five days to prepare the dorms for students moving in for the summer semester.

Short Turnaround Between Spring, Summer Semesters Causes Stress for Students

Ella Moxley, News Editor April 30, 2021

Oberlin third- and fourth-year students are scrambling to navigate the quick turnaround time between moving out at the end of the spring semester and, for those who aren’t graduating, moving into new...

Security Notebook

April 30, 2021

Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:27 a.m. A staff member reported damage to their vehicle while parked in the Finney Chapel lot. The damage was to the driver’s side rear corner and the driver’s side passenger...

Weekly COVID-19 Update

April 30, 2021

Lorain County Updates Lorain County reported 161 cases and 8 hospitalizations from April 23 to April 29, marking a decline from 220 cases the previous week. The reduction in cases is welcome news for...

The solar field, installed in 2012, provides 12 percent of Oberlin’s electricity. This summer, Oberlin will begin a four-year infrastructure project to develop a geothermal energy system, adding another carbon-free energy source.

College Will Invest in Geothermal Energy to Meet 2025 Carbon Neutrality Goal

Jenny Rowlett, Writer April 28, 2021

This summer the College will begin a four-year infrastructure modernization project to reach its 2025 carbon neutrality goal. The project was announced in an April 19 email from President Carmen Twillie...

Heritage Kitchen in Talcott Hall will become a certified kosher facility this May.

Chabad at Oberlin, AVI Fresh Partner to Certify Kosher Kitchen

Olive Hwang, Production Staff April 28, 2021

Chabad at Oberlin and AVI Fresh are finalizing plans to have Heritage Kitchen become a certified kosher dining hall this May, according to an announcement last week. Previously, Heritage offered “kosher...

The Office of Undergraduate Research highlights labs on campus through its TikTok series called Lab Brag.

Office of Undergraduate Research Introduces New Initiatives

Walter Thomas-Patterson, Senior Staff Writer April 28, 2021

The Oberlin Office of Undergraduate Research is developing three new initiatives designed to highlight the work of student researchers: Student Spotlight, Mentor Minute, and Lab Brag. All of these initiatives...

Oberlin's faculty salaries have fallen below those of its peer institutions over the past decade.

Oberlin Falling Behind in Faculty Compensation Before COVID

Katherine MacPhail, Editor-in-Chief April 23, 2021

In recent years, some professors have criticized Oberlin’s compensation rates, pointing out that faculty salaries don’t stack up against those at competing institutions. Before the pandemic, Oberlin’s...

Students gathered downtown last June to protest the murder of George Floyd. Almost a year later, the officer that killed him has been convicted on three charges — second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter.

Students React to Chauvin Trial Verdict Amid Continuing Anti-Black Violence

Anisa Curry Vietze, Editor-in-Chief April 23, 2021

Editor’s note: This article contains mention of anti-Black violence and hate. At the end of a long Tuesday, with students gearing up for finals, news alerts pinged across Oberlin notifying the campus...

Meredith Gadsby

Meredith Gadsby Reflects On Trial Verdict

Anisa Curry Vietze, Editor-in-Chief April 23, 2021

Editor’s note: This article contains mention of racial violence. Meredith Gadsby is a professor of Africana Studies and Comparative American Studies, as well as the co-chair of the Presidential Initiative...

College third-year and SOAR leader Aesha Mokashi set up a Digication portfolio to present her academic and extracurricular work from the last three years.

Oberlin Introduces Digital Portfolios to Help Students Articulate Achievements, Goals

Ben Reider April 23, 2021

This past fall the College began to incorporate Digication, an online portfolio platform, into academic concentrations and Career Development Center programs. Digication allows students to upload their...

Weekly COVID-19 Update

April 23, 2021

Lorain County Updates Lorain County reported 220 cases and 13 hospitalizations from April 16 to April 22, marking a decline from 287 cases the previous week. Given that cases have been rising for the...

Security Notebook

April 23, 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:08 p.m. Officers were requested to assist with paraphernalia located in plain view during a Life Safety Inspection at Dascomb Hall. A black grinder, containing what appeared...

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