The Oberlin Review

Oberlin Creates Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

Oberlin Creates Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

Sydney Allen, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2018


Filed under Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

Oberlin’s Entrepreneurship Club and Center for Innovation and Impact are launching their first Startup Weekend today, giving students and faculty members the opportunity to develop a project pitch in a fast-paced, three-day period. The event kicked off this afternoon with a presentation from Rue Ma...

Alumni Claim Censorship on Facebook

Gabby Greene, News Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Content Warning: This article contains brief mention of sexual assault. Administrators of the “Oberlin Alumni Digital Community” Facebook group removed five alumni from the group last week for “abusive language” following the establishment of new community guidelines ratified Sept. 12. “When...

Alumni, Students Try Reversing Staff Cuts With Petition

Alumni, Students Try Reversing Staff Cuts With Petition

Roman Broszkowski, Senior Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Alumni and current students are attempting to reverse the College’s decision to eliminate the position of Associate Director of the Student Union most recently held by Tom Reid, OC ’80. In an online petition that has garnered more than 1,000 signatures, supporters are demanding Reid’s reinstatement...

Janet Garrett Gears up For Another Congressional Campaign

Jenna Gyimesi, News Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS

Democratic Congressional candidate Janet Garrett visited Oberlin Sept. 14 to speak with members of the community and drum up support for the upcoming election. Oberlin students are encouraged to vote in this election in particular because of the potential for upset. Garrett is running against Jim Jordan, ...

Oberlin Portal Visits San Marcos

Oberlin Portal Visits San Marcos

Sydney Allen, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2018


Filed under Features, NEWS

College sophomore Sarah Goodstein video chats with students from a Portal at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX. The Portal is currently operated by Texas State Galleries, an on-campus gallery within the university’s School of Art and Design. The discussion centered around innovative art methods...

Security Notebook

September 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 10:51 p.m. Campus Safety Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at the Apollo Theatre concessions area. The alarm was located, replaced, and reset. Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 11:00 a.m. A faculty member reported a computer adapter stolen from their wor...

Alan Jones, Fourth Meal Cashier

Alan Jones, Fourth Meal Cashier

Sydney Allen and Maranda Phillips

September 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Alan Jones, 56, is a Campus Dining Services employee who works as a cashier and server at Oberlin’s Fourth Meal from 10–11:30 p.m. in the Rathskeller. Better known as “DJ Al,” Jones is known around campus for his catchy playlists and welcoming attitude. For many students, Jones is a staple of O...

Justice Pat DeWine Discusses First Amendment for Constitution Day

Justice Pat DeWine Discusses First Amendment for Constitution Day

Ananya Gupta, Managing Editor, Graham Armknecht

September 21, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Oberlin College hosted conservative Ohio Supreme Court Justice Pat DeWine in an effort to discuss the First Amendment on college campuses with input from both ends of the political spectrum. Justice DeWine was elected to the Ohio Supreme Court in November 2016, receiving over 56 percent of the vote....

ResEd Misplaces South Hall Master Key

ResEd Misplaces South Hall Master Key

Jenna Gyimesi, News Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Editor’s note: Editor-in-Chief Nathan Carpenter is a student staff member for the Office of Residental Education, and was uninvolved with the reporting and editing of this story. A master key to South Hall, one of Oberlin’s largest traditional housing facilities, has been missing for several months. Thi...

MENA Students Seek Space, Recognition on Campus Dual-degree

Roman Broszkowski, Senior Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Uncategorized

Amid potential budget cutbacks, students are joining together to create a union that both supports students of Middle Eastern and North African descent and advocates for the expansion of MENA studies at Oberlin. Two groups of students, one geared toward creating a space for people of MENA descent and a...

Agave Staff, Patrons Allege Racial Bias in OPD Incident

Agave Staff, Patrons Allege Racial Bias in OPD Incident

Gabby Greene and Lu Zucker

September 14, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS

Sergeant Steven Chapman of the Oberlin Police Department entered Agave last Friday night and engaged in what sources say was discriminatory behavior toward Black customers. An anonymous male called the Oberlin Police Department on Friday to report a group of people in the alley between Agave and Lor...

Lorain, Ohio Misses Deadline on Medical Marijuana Program

Anisa Curry Vietze

September 14, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS

Medical marijuana dispensaries are still inactive in Lorain County even though they were expected to be fully functional by the target date of Sept. 8. Ohio legalized the use of marijuana for medical purposes in House Bill 523. The bill detailed that the program should be up and running two years aft...

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