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The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Dana Hamdan will leave her position at Oberlin this May to take on a role at Brown University.

Dana Hamdan Transitions to Brown University

Anisa Curry Vietze, Editor-in-Chief April 16, 2021

Dana Hamdan, executive director of the Career Development Center and associate dean of students, is leaving Oberlin College for a position at Brown University. There, she will work as the senior director...

This year, students observing Ramadan can pick up pre-sunrise meals from a special cooler in DeCafé.

AVI Expands Food Offerings for Students Observing Ramadan

Sydney Rosensaft , Staff Writer April 16, 2021

AVI Foodsystems — which took over from the College’s previous partner, Bon Appétit, this year — has made several changes to ensure that students who are fasting during Ramadan have access to meals...

The College released the 2021-2022 academic calendar on Thursday. The new calendar reflects changes made to lengthen the break between the summer and fall semesters.

College Releases 2021–2022 Academic Calendar, Returns to Two Semesters

Ella Moxley , News Editor April 16, 2021

The College released the academic calendar for the 2021-2022 academic year yesterday, announcing that Oberlin will return to a standard two-semester schedule. President Carmen Twille Ambar sent the official...

Weekly COVID-19 Update

April 16, 2021

Lorain County Updates Lorain County reported 287 cases and 77 hospitalizations from April 9 to April 15. There were 268 cases the previous week. Given that cases have been rising for the last month,...

Oberlin College administered nearly 600 shots of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine during a clinic at Hales Gymnasium this weekend.

College Completes Weekend Vaccination Clinic Just as CDC Issues Pause on J&J Vaccine

Gigi Ewing, News Editor April 14, 2021

The Federal Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended pausing distribution of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine yesterday, citing six cases of severe blood...

The Oberlin College Bookstore is now selling Commencement regalia in preparation for the in-person ceremony on May 14.

Peter Baker to Speak at Modified, In-Person Commencement Ceremonies

Youssouf Doumbia , Writer April 14, 2021

Oberlin administrators, students, and parents are in the midst of Commencement planning after the College announced plans for a modified in-person ceremony on March 25. To comply with campus- and state-mandated...

Temptaous Mckoy

Temptaous Mckoy Deconstructs Professionalism and Technical Communication

Katherine MacPhail, Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2021

Temptaous Mckoy is an assistant professor of English who specializes in technical writing at Bowie State University. Mckoy earned her PhD from East Carolina University with her award-winning dissertation,...

Students in STEM departments have reacted over the last few weeks to accusations of racism and discrimination within the departments.

Students, Faculty Respond to Discrimination Allegations within Oberlin STEM

Ella Moxley and Zoë Martin del Campo April 9, 2021

Two weeks ago, the Biochemistry Department hosted a listening session to allow students to share concerns about diversity and inclusion within the department. The meeting came after an opinions piece published...

Former Vice President and Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo stepped down from her role earlier this week.

Meredith Raimondo Steps Down from Dean of Students Role Six Weeks Ahead of Schedule

Anisa Curry Vietze, Editor-in-Chief April 9, 2021

Former Vice President and Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo stepped down from her administrative position earlier this week, according to an email President Carmen Twillie Ambar sent to students this...

Watson Hardware has been an essential part of Oberlin’s downtown area since 1895. In the next month, some of Oberlin’s small businesses will be eligible to receive government aid through President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act.

Small Businesses Stay Afloat, Look Hopefully to the Summer Semester

Casey Troost April 9, 2021

For some of Oberlin’s downtown businesses, the warming weather has coincided with an uptick in sales and hopes for a busier second quarter. After a hard year due to the pandemic, owners and managers...

An AVI Fresh employee works in DeCafé. Oberlin’s dining hall workers recently signed a union contract with AVI FoodSystems.

Dining Hall Workers Unionize with AVI After Tumultuous Year

Anisa Curry Vietze, Editor-in-Chief April 9, 2021

Oberlin’s dining hall workers signed a four-year union contract with AVI Foodsystems through the United Auto Workers in February. Negotiations between the dining workers and AVI started in September...

Students Create Art in Support of Workers’ Rights

Students Create Art in Support of Workers’ Rights

Olive Hwang, Production Staff April 9, 2021

Obies designed posters in support of dining hall employees at the recent Student-Worker Solidarity Art Build. The event, hosted by the Student Labor Action Coalition, was part of last week’s TGIF gathering...

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