Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

The Rathskeller, which traditionally serves burgers and sandwiches, will be closed this summer alongside Umami, Lord-Saunders Dining Hall, and McGregor Skybar.

Four Dining Halls Close for Summer Semester, Others Operate with Reduced Hours

Walter Thomas-Patterson, Senior Staff Writer June 11, 2021

Students returned to campus for the summer semester to find several new changes to the College’s dining halls. The College has negotiated a modified dining plan with AVI Foodsystems that leaves three...

Security Notebook

June 11, 2021

Thursday, June 3, 2021 9:20 a.m. Campus Safety officers were requested at a Goldsmith Village Housing Unit to assist with a Life Safety inspection. In plain view on a coffee table was a large glass...

Security Report

June 4, 2021

Friday, May 28, 2021 8:28 p.m. A student reported that she found her bicycle, which had been put in storage, outside on the south side of Burton Hall, unlocked. The student reported that the bicycle...

The Apollo Theatre will reopen today after being closed for more than a year due to the pandemic.

Post-Vax, Oberlin Businesses Re-open, Welcome Back Patrons

Ella Moxley, News Editor June 4, 2021

On Wednesday June 2 many Ohio Department of Health orders related to COVID-19 were lifted, giving many Oberlin businesses the opportunity to reopen, expand hours, or loosen health restrictions. This past...

Chief White House correspondent for The New York Times, Peter Baker, delivered the 2021 Commencement address.

Off the Cuff with Peter Baker, Commencement Speaker and Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times

Katherine MacPhail, Editor-in-Chief June 4, 2021

Peter Baker is the chief White House correspondent for The New York Times. Before joining The New York Times, Baker spent 20 years at The Washington Post writing about U.S. politics. He has covered five...

Ohio ACLU Sues Grafton Correctional Institute for Garnishing COVID-19 Relief Funds

Amelia Connelly June 4, 2021

On April 12, The Ohio Justice & Policy Center and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, the Grafton Correctional Institute,...

Last week, Oberlin College announced it would relax several ObieSafe guidelines in light of new CDC recommendations for vaccinated individuals. The College will now allow vaccinated students to gather indoors and outdoors without masks but recommends that unvaccinated students and staff continue to mask.

College Removes Mask Mandate, Mandatory Testing as Vaccination Rate Reaches 80 Percent

Kush Bulmer, News Editor May 28, 2021

After two semesters of strict COVID-19 health restrictions, the College lifted several safety measures — including mask-wearing and testing. The news comes as the College has reached the 80 percent vaccination...

Security Notebook

May 28, 2021

Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:47 a.m. Campus Safety officers responded to a report of a damaged vehicle in the Robertson Hall parking lot. Contractors were unloading a work vehicle when the gate fell off...

 Next academic year, Erwin N. Griswold Professor of Politics Michael Parkin will serve as an associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Politics Professor Michael Parkin to Become an Associate Dean Next Year

Ella Moxley, News Editor May 28, 2021

Next fall, Erwin N. Griswold Professor of Politics Michael Parkin will leave his teaching position for the next three years to serve as an associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. He will replace...

Weekly COVID-19 Update

May 28, 2021

Lorain County Updates Lorain County reported 100 cases and five hospitalizations from May 21 to May 27, marking a decline from 179 cases the previous week. Cases have been declining in the county for...

Harris will be stepping into the role of OSCA board chair.

Off the Cuff with Miranda Harris, Incoming OSCA Board Chair

Gigi Ewing, Managing Editor May 28, 2021

College third-year Miranda Harris will be stepping into the role of OSCA board chair as the nonprofit officially reopens this fall. After three semesters of absence from the campus community and a brand-new...

Katherine Macphail

Review Editor-in-Chief, Katherine MacPhail, OC ’21, Talks Running a Newspaper in a Pandemic

Anisa Curry Vietze, Editor-in-Chief May 15, 2021

College fourth-year Katherine MacPhail has served as the Review’s Editor-in-Chief since fall 2019. MacPhail began working as a production editor for the Review in fall of 2018 and then worked as Arts...

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