The Oberlin Review

Sanctuary Space Established by First Church

Sanctuary Space Established by First Church

Anisa Curry Vietze

November 2, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The First Church in Oberlin United Church of Christ opened a sanctuary space for undocumented immigrants beginning mid-October. It is a space iwhere people in need of shelter who have been marked for deportation can temporarily live while they sort out the legality of their immigration status. Sanc...

Student Participation Reconsidered by College Faculty

Nathan Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Editor’s note: Editor-in-Chief Sydney Allen is a member of the Sophomore Experience Advising Task Force. She was uninvolved with the reporting of this story. Oberlin College faculty will vote next Wednesday on whether to allow student representatives to attend their regular meetings as voting membe...

CoWork Oberlin Provides Community Workspace

Jenna Gyimesi and Maranda Phillips

November 2, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS

LaunchHouse and the Oberlin Business Partnership are joining forces to open CoWork Oberlin, a coworking space that offers both seasoned and up-and-coming entrepreneurs an area to collaborate on projects in a supportive environment. The workspace, located at 235 Artino Street, will host a grand openi...

Construction Starts on New Mercy Hospital Wing

Construction Starts on New Mercy Hospital Wing

Roman Broszkowski, Senior Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS

Community stakeholders, including Oberlin College President Carmen Twillie Ambar and Mercy Health representatives, broke ground on the construction of a proposed medical office building at a ceremony on Friday, Oct. 12. The new space will house the existing Mercy Health Oberlin Primary Care and Mercy ...

Peter Staley, Activist

Peter Staley, Activist

Gabby Greene, News Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Peter Staley, OC ’83, is an HIV/AIDS–LGBTQ rights activist who was a prominent member of AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) and the founder of Treatment Action Group (TAG), which formed and eventually split from the Treatment and Date Committee of ACT UP. Staley is a main figure in the Oscar-nom...

Security Notebook

November 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 2:45 p.m. College staff reported that two posters were cut in half in the Bent Corridor of the Science Center. Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 7:02 a.m. Custodial staff reported graffiti in the men’s restroom on the main floor of Wilder Hall. A work order was filed for cleanup. 10:...

Leadercast Conference Highlights Female Entrepreneurs

Sydney Allen, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

The Oberlin Business Partnership, in collaboration with the Office of Innovation and Impact, sponsored the second annual Leadercast Women’s conference this week at the New Russia Township Lodge. The event was designed to promote female leadership in entrepreneurial fields and featured a number of speakers,...

Local Candidates Meet with Oberlin Voters

Local Candidates Meet with Oberlin Voters

Anisa Curry Vietze

October 12, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS

Ten local candidates answered questions from community members at Community Candidate Night on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The event was organized by Oberlin’s League of Women Voters chapter, and encouraged residents to interact with candidates and learn about their platforms. Candidates for Ohio State S...

Students Rally Against Kavanaugh

Students Rally Against Kavanaugh

Gabby Greene, News Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS

Editor’s Note: This article contains mention of sexual assault. Oberlin students rallied in Cleveland in a series of protests against the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court last week. The demonstrations began Thursday, Oct. 4 with a sit-in at Sen...

Oberlin Prepares for Re-accreditation

Amber Scherer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Oberlin College and Conservatory will be evaluated for re-accreditation on Oct. 15 and 16 to determine if the education provided by the College meets both internal goals and quality levels set by the U.S. Department of Education. This will be the College’s first evaluation in 10 years. ...

Off The Cuff: Karen G. Fleming, Professor

Off The Cuff: Karen G. Fleming, Professor

Gabby Greene, News editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Karen G. Fleming is a Biophysics Professor at Johns Hopkins University. She frequently speaks at universities across the nation about fostering a more supportive environment for women and people of color in the STEM fields. In recognition of her work, Fleming received an award from Johns Hopkins...

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