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The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

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OES Signs Contract with Local Farm to Bring Sheep to Mow Solar Field

Emma Benardete, Editor-in-Chief April 7, 2023

The Office of Environmental Sustainability signed a contract last month with Old Slate Farm — a sheep and cut flower farm in Mount Vernon, OH — to bring sheep onto campus that will eat the grass around...

Africatown Documented by Students, Faculty, Documentary Filmmakers

Nikki Keating, Editor-in-Chief April 7, 2023

Descendant, a Netflix documentary that was released last year, was shown at the Apollo Theatre April 1. The documentary, directed by Margaret Brown, narrates the history of the last slave ship to the U.S.,...

Photo courtesy of Elliot Diaz

Kosher-for-Passover Meals Provided by Multiple Groups

Cal Ransom and Isaac Imas April 7, 2023

Students who keep kosher for Passover observe a different set of rules than they would the rest of the year. Not all Jews practice the same Passover customs, but traditionally, one must refrain from eating...

Ecolympics Returns to Campus With New Campaigns

Walter Thomas-Patterson, Conservatory Editor April 7, 2023

After a five-year hiatus, the Oberlin Ecolympics — an annual two-week community competition and event series aimed at reducing emissions and raising environmental awareness — will kick off on April...

OES Hosts Clothing Swaps, Workshops to Promote Sustainability

Ava Miller, News Editor April 7, 2023

This weekend, the Office of Environmental Sustainability will begin holding clothing swaps. Today, members of the Oberlin community are able to bring their clean, unwanted clothing to Burton, Kahn,...

Lucien Ferguson

Lucien Ferguson: Drinan Scholar at Boston College Law School

Nikki Keating, Editor-in-Chief April 7, 2023

Lucien Ferguson, OC ’13, was recently selected for the 2023–2025 Drinan Scholars Visiting Assistant Professorship at Boston College Law School. He will gain teaching experience as well as experience...

World Headlines

Karthik Ranganadhan, Senior Staff Writer April 7, 2023

Editors’ note: This week’s world news series contains mentions of death and murder. Indigenous Woman Found in Landfill in Winnipeg The remains of a second Indigenous woman were found in a landfill...

Students, Faculty and Staff discuss mental health at the mental health forum. Photo by Erin Koo.

ODA, Student Affairs, Senate, Counseling Center Co-Host Mental Health Forum

Layla Wallerstein and Cole Mirman April 7, 2023

On Tuesday, March 28, Oberlin students, faculty, and staff gathered in Mudd Center’s Moffett Auditorium for a forum on mental health. The Office for Disability and Access organized the event in collaboration...

Darius Butler. Courtesy of Darius Butler.

Darius Butler: Africana Studies and Law and Society Major

Nikki Keating, Editor-in-Chief April 1, 2023

Darius Butler is a third-year Africana Studies and Law and Society major from Columbus. Butler was recently accepted into the Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship along with 11 others out of more than...

Students working in the Digital Engagement Center.

All in For Oberlin Secures Donations Over $1.1M, Anticipates Further Changes to Outreach Strategy

Ava Miller, News Editor March 31, 2023

Tuesday, March 28 was Oberlin’s annual day of donations: All In For Oberlin. In one day, 1,996 donors gifted a total of $1,135,929. The Oberlin Office of Advancement has held this annual day-long...

Fentanyl test strips can be used to test for fentanyl in drugs. Courtesy of Bebeto Matthews

OCS, Rural Response Network Dispense Naloxone, Fentanyl Testing Kits at Pop-up Event

Cal Ransom, News Editor March 31, 2023

On Thursday, March 23, the Rural Response Network and Oberlin Community Services hosted a harm reduction pop-up event at the Oberlin Public Library, dispensing naloxone — often referred to with the brand...

Voter Identification laws have changed in Ohio.

Ohio Special Election on May 2, Early Voting Begins April 4

Alexa Stevens, News Editor March 31, 2023

PSA: The Review encourages all eligible voters to ensure that their voter registration is up to date and to participate in the upcoming election, for which Election Day is May 2 and early voting begins...

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