The Oberlin Review

Students Plan for the Next Four Years of Activism

Katherine MacPhail, Anna Farber, and L. Joshua Jackson November 13, 2020

Eight years ago, Tappan Square spontaneously erupted into celebration after President Barack Obama was elected to a second term. While Joe Biden’s election to the presidency this Saturday prompted boisterous...

Students were tested for COVID-19 once a month at the Heisman Club Field House during the spring 2020 semester. Testing currently takes place at Hales Gymnasium.

DeWine Warns Ohio Colleges Might Not Reopen in January

Anisa Curry Vietze, Editor-in-Chief November 13, 2020

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine warned in a press conference yesterday that colleges and universities might not be allowed to welcome students back to campus in January if COVID-19 cases do not decline in the...

Oberlin Co-founds Inter-Collegiate Alliance for Racial Equity

Olive Hwang, Production Editor November 13, 2020

Oberlin College is one of six institutions collaborating to form the Liberal Arts College Racial Equity Leadership Alliance. This partnership aims to facilitate the sharing of resources and strategies...

Machmud Makhmudov

Off the Cuff with Machmud Makhmudov: Biden’s Policy Analyst

Casey Troost, Staff Writer November 13, 2020

Alum and previous Student Vice President Machmud Makhmudov, OC ’16, delivered a talk this Friday titled “Policy in Presidential Races,” where he shared lessons from his experience as a policy analyst...

Security Notebook

November 13, 2020

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020 12:53 p.m. A student reported a middle-aged individual riding a bicycle in the North quad area asking for money. Campus Safety officers responded and checked the area, but the...

Steel Magnolia, The Arb at Tappan Promise Community, Good Food in Uncertain Times

Ella Pike November 6, 2020

After a challenging summer for businesses, two new family-run restaurants with Oberlin roots are opening their doors this fall. The Arb at Tappan Square has been in business since early October and Steel...

Security Notebook

November 6, 2020

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 9:33 p.m. Campus Safety officers transported a student back to their residence hall after they were treated for an allergic reaction.  Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 10:01 a.m....

Students and community members vote at the Heisman Field House on campus.

Jim Jordan Defeats Democrat Shannon Freshour in 4th Congressional District Race

Ella Moxley, News Editor November 5, 2020

Incumbent Republican Jim Jordan has been re-elected to represent Ohio’s 4th Congressional District for an eighth term. Jordan ran against Democratic challenger Shannon Freshour who hoped she would convince...

Oberlin students sitting on Wilder Bowl watched the election results roll in on Tuesday night.

Oberlin Professors Weigh in on a Narrowing Election

Katherine MacPhail and Anisa Curry Vietze November 5, 2020

Although a tense race continues, some Democrats in the Oberlin community are beginning to let their guards down in hopes of a blue victory in Nevada. Still, many are concerned about President Donald Trump’s...

All Faculty Are Recommended to Cancel Classes on Election Day

Anisa Curry Vietze, Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2020

In response to Student Senate’s Oct. 16 request that the College designate Election Day a campus holiday, last Monday College and Conservatory committees both recommended that faculty cancel classes...

Students Required to Pack Belongings Between Semesters

Anisa Curry Vietze, Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2020

Students living in College housing will need to pack up all of their belongings before they leave for Thanksgiving break, regardless of whether they are returning to campus in January. While this announcement...

Security Notebook

October 30, 2020

Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 10:21 a.m. Grounds staff reported damage to the gate at the northside drive entrance of Bailey Field. It appeared the gate had been struck by a vehicle. Hinges on both gateposts...

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