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The Oberlin Review

Former Professor Faces Federal Charges

Jenna Gyimesi, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017


Filed under Community News, NEWS

Former Oberlin Professor Robert Roche was formally indicted on federal charges of conspiracy and theft of government funds last Wednesday. An Apache Native American himself, Roche serves as the executive director of the American Indian Education Center and is a prominent national activist in the fight ...

DeCafé Changes Provide Increased Options, Longer Wait

DeCafé Changes Provide Increased Options, Longer Wait

Sydney Allen, Alexis Dill, and Eliza Guinn

September 8, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

DeCafé is in line to expand its market into the current seating area as the Rathskeller reconfigures into a larger dining space. DeCafé now accepts meal swipes, a move that has brought a flood of increased traffic into the store. Dawn Maple, a dining manager at DeCafé, said that all planned changes a...

Off the Cuff: Manuel Carballo

Off the Cuff: Manuel Carballo

Sydney Allen, News Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Manuel Carballo is the new vice president and dean of Admissions and Financial Aid for Oberlin College. He arrived at Oberlin Aug. 15 with his wife Brooke Escobedo, who works in the Dean of Students office, and his four-year-old son, Julian. Carballo comes to Oberlin from Middlebury College in Vermo...

Security Notebook

September 8, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 8:20 a.m. Staff reported a mirror torn off the wall in Wilder Hall’s basement men’s restroom. Photos were taken and a work order filed for repair. 10:21 a.m. A student reported the theft of their bicycle from the east side of Wilder Hall. The bike is a blue, 21-speed Gi...

Off the Cuff: Carmen Ambar, President of Oberlin College

Off the Cuff: Carmen Ambar, President of Oberlin College

Melissa Harris and Christian Bolles

September 1, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Today, Carmen Ambar became the 15th President of Oberlin College. With a bachelor’s degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, a master’s degree in Public Affairs from Princeton University, and a law degree from Columbia University, Ambar was previously the 13th President of Cedar Crest...

Oberlin Brings in New Administrators, Departments

Sydney Allen, News Editor

September 1, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Changes in many of the top administrative positions and advising and academic servicing centers hint at the transitory nature of this school year, as community members old and new begin to get their bearings in a new Oberlin. The school’s administrative transitions began with former President Marvin...

Gibson’s Trial Ends After 10-Month Legal Battle

Sydney Allen and Jack Rockwell

September 1, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Three Oberlin College students who had been locked in a legal battle with Allyn and David Gibson of Gibson’s Bakery and Food Market since November 2016 reached a plea deal with Elyria prosecutors Aug. 14. All three students, junior Elijah Aladin and sophomores Endia Lawrence and Cecelia Whettstone,...

Oberlin Philosophy Professor Tim Hall Dies Unexpectedly

Oberlin Philosophy Professor Tim Hall Dies Unexpectedly

Jackie Brant, Opinions Editor

September 1, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories, Uncategorized

Editor's Note: This article contains mention of suicide. Oberlin community members, family, and friends suffered the unexpected loss of Associate Professor of Philosophy Timothy Hall, 48. Hall passed away at 6 a.m. July 23. Coroners suspect suicide. Students were informed of his death in an email...

Oberlin Congregates in Mourning Charlottesville

Oberlin Congregates in Mourning Charlottesville

Jenna Gyimesi

September 1, 2017


Filed under Community News, NEWS

Millions of people around the country and world experienced utter shock Aug. 12 as hundreds of white nationalists marching and rallying in Charlottesville, VA, dominated social media and news stations. The protesters carried torches, shouted racist and anti-Semitic remarks, and sparked violence and ter...

City Council Unanimously Overturns Columbus Day

Alexis Dill, News Editor

September 1, 2017


Filed under Community News, NEWS

Oberlin City Council unanimously voted to stop recognizing Columbus Day, replacing the federal holiday with Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The Aug. 21 decision, which culminated after months of collaboration between the Indigenous Peoples’ Day Committee and City Council, made Oberlin the first...

Security Notebook

September 1, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 8:28 a.m. Staff reported non-offensive graffiti on the southeast corner of the exterior sandstone wall of the Science Center. A work order was led for removal. 2:24 p.m. Grounds staff reported a student on the roof of South Hall. Safety and Security officers loc...

Old B Kitchen Closes Doors After 40 Years

Old B Kitchen Closes Doors After 40 Years

Jenna Gyimesi

May 5, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

A passerby can often find students sprawled across Old Barrows co-op’s front lawn with makeshift plates and homemade food on the days Oberlin’s erratic weather permits. But pizza night and special meals will soon be a thing of a past for this co-op’s members with the deteriorating kitchen shutt...

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