The Oberlin Review

OTC: Kathleen Stephens, Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea

OTC: Kathleen Stephens, Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea

Sydney Allen and Lior Krancer

March 8, 2019

Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Kathleen Stephens spoke yesterday on “Militarization and Demilitarization on the Korean Peninsula” for the 2019 Global Issues Symposium. The symposium has spent all of February and March exploring the theme “Militarization of Global Politics, Econom...

Windstorm Whips Through Northeast Ohio

Windstorm Whips Through Northeast Ohio

Nathan Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2019

It was a blustery weekend across the Midwest and Northeast, as winds reaching 65 miles per hour uprooted trees, damaged buildings and vehicles, and triggered power outages. Just down the road in Cleveland, a brick wall fell on a parking lot full of cars and left destruction in its wake, according...

SFC Implements New Budgeting Strategy

SFC Implements New Budgeting Strategy

Leo Lasdun, Senior Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

The Student Finance Committee is planning to introduce a new budgeting strategy aimed at fostering collaboration among student organizations and more efficiently coordinating the timing of events. The new budget plan will divide clubs and organizations into different councils based on the type of...

New Restaurant Aims To Provide Authentic Cuisine

New Restaurant Aims To Provide Authentic Cuisine

Keifer Ludwig

March 1, 2019

After months of anticipation, Catrina’s Tacos y Margaritas has opened its doors and is now providing the community with culinary creations in a captivating dining environment. The restaurant, which opened Feb. 20, is located on West College Street between Hanson Records and Bead Paradise. Catrina’s...

“Justice for Some” Talk Looks at Israel-Palestine Conflict

Anisa Curry Vietze, News Editor

March 1, 2019

In an effort to increase campus consciousness around the Israel-Palestine conflict, two student groups — Oberlin Students for a Free Palestine and Oberlin College Jewish Voice for Peace — have invited Palestinian-American author, legal scholar, and human rights activist Noura Erakat to speak on campus...

Symposium Showcases International Perspectives

Jenna Gyimesi, News Editor

March 1, 2019

Oberlin’s first Public Intellectuals in a Changing World symposium launched this week, with a mission to foster impactful interdisciplinary and intercultural conversations. The event will consist of five panels and 15 different speakers and runs from Feb. 28 through March 2. “This might be the first time that th...

Rosa Brooks, Georgetown Law Professor

Rosa Brooks, Georgetown Law Professor

Sydney Allen, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2019

Rosa Brooks is a law professor at Georgetown University currently focusing on issues related to police brutality. She was the keynote speaker at Oberlin’s 2019 Global Issues Symposium, giving a Feb. 15 lecture titled “How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pen...

Local Convenience Store Mickey Mart Will Open 24/7

Local Convenience Store Mickey Mart Will Open 24/7

Lily Jones, Layout Editor

March 1, 2019

Mickey Mart, located at 155 South Main Street, is now open 24 hours a day, making it the only full-time business within reasonable walking distance of Oberlin College. Many students and community members are excited about the extended hours. Mickey Mart employee Tricia Phillips said that the decision...

Oberlin Community News Bulletin

March 1, 2019

Firelands High School Showcases Student Work Students from Oberlin City Schools will exhibit their projects and art in the Falcon Showcase March 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Firelands High School. Kindergarteners and high schoolers alike will participate in this student-led event that aims to give students an...

Security Notebook

March 1, 2019

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 4:11 a.m. Campus Safety officers were requested to assist an ill student in East Hall. The student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. 11:26 a.m. A student reported that their backpack was lost or stolen, possibly from the patio of the Kohl Building. The ...

Protesters Stand Against National Emergency

Protesters Stand Against National Emergency

Ella Moxley

February 22, 2019

A group of concerned Lorain County citizens convened in the southeast corner of Tappan Square on Monday to protest President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency. The demonstration was organized by local activist group Lorain County Rising. The protest began at noon and lasted about an hour,...

Residents Look to Form Community Land Trust

Nathan Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2019

A coalition of Oberlin residents and business leaders is in the process of forming a local community land trust with the goal of increasing housing affordability and community investment in Oberlin. A CLT is a way for a group of stakeholders to acquire different properties in their community and assume...

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