The Oberlin Review

Security Notebook

March 30, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, March 8, 2018 8:51 a.m. A staff member reported receiving a phone call from an Oberlin College number used in a credit card scam. The information was reported to the telephone office. 9:45 a.m. A student reported the theft of items from their unlocked Union Street Village Housing Unit som...

Full Interview Transcripts: Oberlin Engages In Wider Conversations About Sexual Misconduct

Julia Peterson

March 10, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

This week, the Review published a story about the impact of the #MeToo movement on campus. In preparation for writing this article, we reached out to a variety of people and organizations on campus, and many students, staff, and faculty members shared their experiences and perspectives on the movemen...

Oberlin Engages In Wider Conversations About Sexual Misconduct

Julia Peterson, Arts and Culture Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Editor's note: This article contains discussion of sexual harassment and sexual assault. The #MeToo movement — started in 2006 by Tarana Burke to support women and girls of color who have survived sexualized violence — became a household phrase in the waning months of 2017 when a number of promi...

OTC: Kirsten Pai Buick, Art History Professor

OTC: Kirsten Pai Buick, Art History Professor

Kameron Dunbar and Alex Davies

March 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Kirsten Pai Buick has been a professor of Art History at the University of New Mexico since 2001. She focuses on African-American art, western art, and representations of the human body. She has been researching Mary Edmonia Lewis, a sculptor who attended Oberlin College from 1859 to 1863, since 1991...

Student Activity Fee Proposed to Increase $63 More Per Semester

Melissa Harris, Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Student Senate presented the Office of the Student Treasurer’s proposed increase to the student activity fee by $63.16 per semester — totaling approximately $528 per academic year — to the Board of Trustees this afternoon. The proposal comes from trends of sustained or increased student organization ...

Security Notebook

March 9, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Security Report

Saturday, March 3, 2018 9:46 p.m. Staff reported a strong odor on the third floor of Barrows Hall. Officers responded and located the room in question. A green leafy substance, consistent with marijuana, was observed in plain view on a desktop. There was also a green leafy substance located in plain...

Final Pipeline Vote Rejects NEXUS Settlement

Final Pipeline Vote Rejects NEXUS Settlement

Roman Broszkowski, News Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Oberlin City Council voted unanimously to reject a proposed settlement with NEXUS Gas Transmission Monday night. The council was previously split on accepting a deal with NEXUS, voting 4–3 for the deal at the previous meeting on Feb. 20. The meeting contrasted with earlier hearings on the settlem...

Trustees Return to Oberlin to Better Understand Student Life

Sydney Allen, News Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

This week, Oberlin administrators, faculty, trustees, and student senators convened for the Board of Trustees’ first 2018 meeting. The trustees participated in several events, including President Carmen Ambar’s proposed financial review and the first ever student organizations expo, as well as th...

Symposium Looks to Cityscapes to Address World Issues

Simon Idelson

March 2, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The College’s third annual Global Issues Symposium, The Global City, has begun its series of talks, discussions, and screenings that will run until April 27. The symposium will address daily life, politics, environmental issues, human rights, art, sports, and culture in a variety of cities in the Global...

Heidi Brown, OC ’93, Investigator

Gabby Greene, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Heidi Brown, OC ’93, is a former journalist for Forbes Magazine in Russia. She covered the Russian business environment after the collapse of the Soviet Union and has written extensively on Russia’s oligarchs and governmental corruption. She now works for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority as...

Ambar Details Finances, Solutions to Students

Ambar Details Finances, Solutions to Students

Devyn Malouf and Melissa Harris

March 2, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

President Carmen Ambar presented to students about Oberlin’s current budgetary state and answered subsequent questions Wednesday evening in King Building. Ambar mentioned how she intends to answer the financial deficit in student-specific ways, including the eventual closing of Dascomb Hall’s cafe...

Security Notebook

March 2, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Security Report

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 1:28 a.m. A student reported the theft of their jacket while attending an event at the ’Sco. 5:50 p.m. A student reported that they received a suspicious piece of mail, slid under their door in Langston Hall. A Safety and Security officer contacted the U.S. Census Bureau an...

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