Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Gayters Family Skating Rink was a Black owned business and community center from the 1890s to 1951.

Heritage Center Showcases Stories of Oberlin’s Black Business Owners

LJ Katch February 23, 2024

On Tuesday, the Oberlin Heritage Center hosted its Black Business Owners and Entrepreneurship Program at the Oberlin Public Library. The event’s purpose was to tell the stories of historical Black business...

Andrew Oni

Andrew Oni: Director of Student Health and Wellbeing

Nikki Keating, Editor-in-Chief February 23, 2024

Andrew Oni is the executive director of Student Health and Wellbeing and recently celebrated his second anniversary in this position at Oberlin. Oni provides leadership and guidance to Counseling and Psychological...

Academic Departments Host Journalists to Educate on Israel–Palestine Conflict

Layla Wallerstein, News Editor February 23, 2024

On Friday, Feb. 16 and Tuesday, Feb. 20, the first two webinars of a four-part series titled “Covering the Israel–Hamas War and its U.S. Impacts” took place over Zoom. The webinars are organized...

City Council Update February 20

Karthik Ranganadhan, Senior Staff Writer February 23, 2024

Oberlin’s City Council held its regular meeting on Tuesday. The meeting would have been held on Monday but was moved due to the observance of President’s Day. Proclamation Honors Connie Ponder for...

World Headlines

Lily Nobel, Production Editor February 23, 2024

United States Vetoes Ceasefire Resolution On Tuesday, the United States vetoed a ceasefire resolution in the U.N. Security Council. The resolution would have called for fighting to end in Gaza. The U.S....

City Council voted Feb. 5 to form a Social Equity Plan Steering Committee to create a Social Equity Plan for the City of Oberlin.

Social Equity Plan Steering Committee Formed to Address Inequities in Oberlin Community

Layla Wallerstein, News Editor February 16, 2024

In January, the Oberlin City Council approved an ordinance to establish a Social Equity Plan Steering Committee that will develop the City’s first social equity plan.  The committee is composed of...

Student Health and Wellbeing now offers free remote therapy through UWill.

Student Health Partners with UWill to Provide Free Teletherapy to Students

Yendi Kai Foo February 16, 2024

On Feb. 1, Oberlin College officially launched its new partnership with UWill. The confidential teletherapy service is now offered through the Office of Counseling and Psychological Services. The online...

Hsiao Bi-Khim, OC ’93, will become Vice President of Taiwan in May.

Hsiao Bi-khim OC ’93 Elected Vice President of Taiwan

Karthik Ranganadhan, Senior Staff Writer February 16, 2024

On Jan. 13, Oberlin graduate Hsiao Bi-khim, OC ’93, was elected vice president of Taiwan. The former Taiwanese representative to the U.S. received a Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies from Oberlin...

Janet Haar

Janet Haar: Former Director of Oberlin Business Partnership

Karthik Ranganadhan, Senior Staff Writer February 16, 2024

Janet Haar is the former executive director of the Oberlin Business Partnership, a post she held from 2012 until her retirement on Dec. 31, 2023. During her time there, she worked with businesses in Oberlin...

Lorain CHIP Program Receives $1.6 Million to Help Low-Income Homeowners

Jesse Gross February 16, 2024

This past December, the Ohio Department of Development granted $21.6 million to benefit housing across Ohio through the Community Housing Impact and Preservation program, which provides home repair and...

Oberlin Avoids Financial Aid Setback Caused by FAFSA Delay

Yasu Shinozaki, News Editor February 16, 2024

In December, the U.S. Department of Education released the new Free Application for Federal Student Aid form with updates designed to simplify and expedite the financial aid application process. However,...

Local businesses are participating in Love Local Oberlin during all of February.

Love Local Oberlin Promotion Encourages Shopping Local

Emily Vaughan, Opinions Editor February 16, 2024

This February, the Oberlin Business Partnership ran an initiative to promote local businesses in the City of Oberlin. Running through Feb. 29, Love Local Oberlin aims to encourage shopping locally with...

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