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The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Oberlin Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Oberlin Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Kush Bulmer, News Editor October 15, 2021

Oberlin residents and students gathered and held signs in Tappan Square to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day this Monday. In 2017, the City of Oberlin formally recognized the second Monday of October,...

Joshua D. Angrist

Off the Cuff with Nobel Laureate Joshua Angrist

Ella Moxley, News Editor October 15, 2021

On Monday, Joshua D. Angrist, OC ’82, was named a winner of the 2021 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, better known as the Nobel Prize in Economics. Angrist was...

Security Notebook

October 15, 2021

Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 1:18 p.m. A student reported their bicycle missing as of sometime in May 2021. The bike is a gray Cannondale with green lettering, unregistered and of unknown value. 9:40 p.m....

Aniella Day

Off the Cuff with Aniella Day, Abortion Doula

Ella Moxley and Kush Bulmer October 8, 2021

College fourth-year Aniella Day is part of the Leadership Circle of the Oberlin Doula Collective. The Collective started in 2017 as a volunteer organization where students support people receiving...

Last week Judge John Miraldi unsealed Allyn Gibson Jr.’s Facebook posts, which had been kept confidential during the initial litigation.

Judge Unseals Facebook Posts in Gibson’s Case

Anisa Curry Vietze, Editor-in-Chief October 8, 2021

Four years ago, Gibson’s Bakery sued the College for defamation after College employees were allegedly seen distributing fliers at a student protest of the business. Last week, on Sept. 30, Judge...

Helen Hastings, who was killed in Texas in January, was a first-year student and prospective neuroscience major.

Student Helen Hastings Killed in Gun Accident

Gigi Ewing and Ella Moxley October 8, 2021

Editor’s note: This article contains mention of gun violence and death. In January, the Oberlin community learned of College first-year Helen Hastings’ sudden death. Now, after gaining traction...

First-year students gather in Finney Chapel to listen to President Carmen Twillie Ambar’s welcome messages.

Student Life Expands Capacity for Large First-Year Class

Eric Schank and Ella Moxley October 8, 2021

Last week, the College welcomed the class of 2025 to campus — one of the largest incoming classes in recent history. Programs across campus had to adapt to the 882 first-year students enrolled...

For the first two weeks of class, students are required to wear a mask in indoor and outdoor settings.

Students Start Semester with Temporary COVID-19 Precautions

Walter Thomas-Patterson, Senior Staff Writer October 8, 2021

Students returned to campus this week with enhanced COVID-19 safety restrictions, including required masking in all indoor and outdoor public spaces and no indoor dining. The College will reassess...

Pancakes, Bacon Mark the Start of the New Semester

Pancakes, Bacon Mark the Start of the New Semester

Ella Moxley, News Editor October 8, 2021

At Monday’s Welcome Back Late Night Breakfast, students gathered around Stevenson Dining Hall to eat pancakes and reconnect with old friends. Administrators and staff members worked the Stevenson...

Security Notebook

October 8, 2021

Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 7:36 p.m. Campus Safety officers met with a College electrician who stated that a contractor knocked over a light pole on the northwest drive of South Hall. The pole...

Starting this week, students with demonstrated financial need will receive direct deposits ranging from $600–$1500. The block grants come from money the College received under the American Rescue Plan Act.

College to Distribute Federal Funds to Students in Need, 75% of Campus to Receive Funds

Ella Moxley, News Editor August 20, 2021

Today the Oberlin Office of Financial Aid will begin distributing block grants to students after the College received nearly $4 million from the federal government under the American Rescue Plan Act of...

Residential Education is currently preparing for fall move-in, when the College will welcome one of the largest incoming first-year classes in recent history.

ResEd Asks Students to Live Off Campus Amid Housing Shortage, Delays

Gigi Ewing and Kush Bulmer August 20, 2021

After several missed deadlines in releasing housing assignments this semester, Residential Education is now asking returning students to live off campus to accommodate the largest number of students Oberlin...

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