The Oberlin Review

Local Scholarship Honors Founder Ruby N. Jones

Jenna Gyimesi, News editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS

The Oberlin Community Youth Scholarship Fund recently changed its name to the Ruby N. Jones Community Scholarship Fund to honor its founder, who passed away in January of this year. The scholarship has been providing funds to make higher education more accessible for students from Oberlin for...

UndocuWeek Promotes Awareness

UndocuWeek Promotes Awareness

Roman Broszkowski, Senior Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

UndocuWeek strives to raise awareness and increase community engagement with issues faced by undocumented students. The Multicultural Resource Center and Obies for Undocumented Inclusion have sponsored a series of events and lectures from Oct. 7–13 that unite Obies in efforts to support undocum...

Library Renaming Caps Inauguration

Library Renaming Caps Inauguration

Sydney Allen, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2018


Filed under Features, NEWS

Mudd’s main library center has been renamed to honor renowned feminist and civil rights activist Mary Church Terrell, OC 1884. Terrell was a founding member of the National Association of Colored Women and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. The renaming ceremony t...

Security Notebook

October 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 3:17 a.m. Campus Safety officers were requested to assist an intoxicated student at a Goldsmith Village Housing Unit. The student was transported to the Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. 10:18 p.m. Campus Safety and Oberlin Police officers responded to an intoxicat...

“Boldness. Tradition. Vision.”

“Boldness. Tradition. Vision.”

Jenna Gyimesi, News Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Carmen Twillie Ambar was inaugurated as the 15th president of Oberlin College in a historic moment today. The weekend’s inauguration events are spread out over three days are inspired by themes of boldness, tradition, and vision. Ambar hopes that her career also embodies these principles. ...

Johnnetta Cole, OC ’57

Johnnetta Cole, OC ’57

Jenna Gyimesi and Kameron Dunbar

October 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Oberlin alumna Johnnetta Cole, ’57, delivered the opening remarks at the Inauguration Ceremony of President Carmen Twillie Ambar earlier today. Cole was the first female African-American president at Spelman College and also served as the President of Bennett College. She has been the director o...

Residents Make Bullying Allegations Against Local Teacher

Nathan Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS

A group of Oberlin parents is calling for an investigation into Oberlin City Schools teacher Sharyle Strayer, citing allegations of bullying dating back to 2002. In a Sept. 25 email addressed to OCS Superintendent David Hall and members of the Oberlin Board of Education, the group said Strayer h...

Students Protest Open Carry

Students Protest Open Carry

Saul Kester

October 5, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS

Three Oberlin students attended a demonstration at Kent State University to protest an “open carry walk” across campus on Saturday, Sept. 29. The walk attracted a large counter-protest from leftist groups, whose members outnumbered those of the far-right. College senior Maxim Mathee-O...

Conservatory Thefts Prompt Security Concerns

Conservatory Thefts Prompt Security Concerns

Sydney Allen and Amber Scherer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

After at least six thefts inside Conservatory practice rooms and lockers, Campus Safety will be increasing its security presence in the Conservatory complex with more rounds and potential additional security measures. Over the past few weeks, at least four students returned to their pr...

Security Notebook

October 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 2:00 a.m. A student reported a suspicious male in Tappan Square who appeared to be following them. Campus Safety officers and Oberlin Police officers responded, located and identified the male, and escorted the student to their residence. Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 ...

Community Member Arrested After Langston Thefts

Community Member Arrested After Langston Thefts

Sydney Allen, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Oberlin resident Que Freeman, 20, was arrested by members of the Oberlin Police Department and charged with three counts of receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony, on Sunday, Sept. 23. Over a three-to-five-day period, Freeman allegedly broke into Harkness House and Langston Hall and removed s...

Annual Fund in Limbo Amid Staffing Changes

Anisa Curry Vietze

September 28, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The Annual Fund will lose two of its senior staff this semester. With no permanent replacements selected, the Student Fundraising Assistants at the Annual Fund will make do with creative management strategies. “There was confusion at the beginning of the year about who was going to supervise us, ...

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