The Oberlin Review

Mercy Health Will Merge with Bon Secours Health System by End of Year

Mercy Health Will Merge with Bon Secours Health System by End of Year

Duncan Reid

March 2, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News, Recent Stories

Mercy Health, the hospital network that operates the Mercy Allen Hospital in Oberlin, is merging with the Bon Secours Health System in a move that would create the fifth-largest Catholic health system in the country. While details such as the leadership and name of the new network are still being negotia...

OFF THE CUFF: Sara Hlupekile Longwe, Feminist Activist

OFF THE CUFF: Sara Hlupekile Longwe, Feminist Activist

Sydney Allen and Alex Davies

February 23, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Sara Hlupekile Longwe is an internationally renowned feminist activist from Zambia. She visited Oberlin Feb. 16 to give a talk titled, “Organizing to Tackle Women’s Issues in Lusaka Zambia,” which detailed her experience with gender disparities in Zambia as well as her experiences creating and org...

Council Votes to Settle with NEXUS

Council Votes to Settle with NEXUS

Sydney Allen and Tess Joosse

February 23, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News, Recent Stories

“They’re breaking our laws, they’re taking our rights, but we won’t give up without a fight,” chanted the more than 60 Oberlin students and community members who protested during Tuesday’s City Council meeting. Councilmembers voted 4–3 to move forward with a potential $100,000 settlement wi...

“God the Mother” Followers Aim to Proselytize Students

Andrea Wang

February 23, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Recent Stories

In recent weeks, dozens of Oberlin students have been stopped on campus by religious proselytizers claiming to be theology students in order to engage them in conversation about “God the Mother.” These missionaries are affiliated with a group called the World Mission Society Church of God, a fri...

New Class of Members Elected to Student Senate

New Class of Members Elected to Student Senate

Roman Broszkowski, News Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Recent Stories, Student Senate

As five new student senators begin their terms, the Review reached out to learn a little more about them. Although the new legislative class is dominated by first-years from the College, it also includes sophomore and junior representatives, as well as a new senator from the Conservatory. Johan Cavert, College...

Security Notebook

February 23, 2018


Filed under Security Report

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 12:21 p.m. Safety and Security officers, and members of the Oberlin Police Department assisted an unresponsive individual on the second floor of Philips gym. The individual was transported by ambulance to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 4:54 p.m. Office...

Exhibit Highlights Japanese Internment Injustice

Exhibit Highlights Japanese Internment Injustice

Simon Idelson

February 23, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Recent Stories

“Courage and Compassion,” a historical exhibit that details national and local histories of Japanese Americans during World War II, opened at the Richard D. Baron ’64 Art Gallery last Saturday. Related lectures, film screenings, and concerts will run throughout the month, recounting the work of t...

Security Report

February 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 5:46 p.m. A student reported that they were approached and punched by an unknown man while walking through Tappan Square at approximately 1:30 a.m. The man then ran in an unknown direction. The incident is under investigation. 6:00 p.m. While patrolling the Adam Joseph Lewis Cen...

Off the Cuff: Clarence “Ryan” Warfield, Oberlin Police Chief

Off the Cuff: Clarence “Ryan” Warfield, Oberlin Police Chief

Justin Godfrey

February 16, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS, Off the Cuff

Chief Clarence “Ryan” Warfield is the recently appointed city of Oberlin Chief of Police. A native of northeast Ohio, Warfield, a former sergeant from the city of Elyria, brings an impressive skill set to the position including specialties in interrogation, voice analysis, body language study, youth vio...

Ambar Announces Budget Plans to Faculty, Staff

Ambar Announces Budget Plans to Faculty, Staff

Sydney Allen, News Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

President Carmen Ambar and other senior administrators have launched an 11-day presentation campaign in which all College and Conservatory faculty, administrative and professional staff, Student Senate, student media, and other constituencies will see the largest overview of Oberlin’s financial sit...

Professor Brian Doan Passes Away at 44

Professor Brian Doan Passes Away at 44

Alex Davies, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Oberlin community members, family, and friends suffered the unexpected loss of Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition Brian Doan, 44. Doan died of a heart attack Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. The Oberlin community was informed of his passing in a Dec. 19 email sent by Dean of Arts and Scie...

Office of Disability Resources Prepares to Hire New Full-Time Director

Office of Disability Resources Prepares to Hire New Full-Time Director

Devyn Malouf, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

A number of disability-centered initiatives have arisen after a semester of dysfunction from the Office of Disability Resources, including the creation of a Disability Solidarity Theme Hall, a series of forums as the ODR searches for a permanent Director, and a proposed student organization meant to crea...

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