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The Oberlin Review

Lack of Gun Laws Fails U.S. Citizens

Julia Peterson, Arts & Culture Editor

October 6, 2017

When I was growing up in Montreal, Quebec, there was a shooting at the school that I would later attend. I mentioned it to some of my friends here in Oberlin last year, wh...

Medicare For All Represents Best Path Forward

Xander Kott, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2017

When the latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act — the Graham-Cassidy bill — failed before reaching the Senate last week, many people were left wondering how...

Voting Rights Crucial to America’s Future

Alice Koeninger, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2017

Over the past nine months, the American Civil Liberties Union has taken a prominent role in fighting the Trump administration’s attempts to oppress marginalized communities a...

Anthem Supports False Narrative of Freedom

Kennedy Kline and Ua Hayes

September 29, 2017

When our field hockey team stood for the national anthem Saturday, it didn’t feel right. We didn’t feel proud to be standing for America because we didn’t feel t...

Balanced Gender Representation Promotes Better Government

Ezra Andres-Tysch, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2017

Oberlin continued its dedication to civic participation, political activism, and social justice Tuesday as college students, faculty, and Oberlin residents lined up...

Veganism Offers Sustainable Choice

Sheridan Blitz, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2017

I haven’t always been a vegan, but I have always loved animals. Even before I was aware that veganism existed, consuming animals for my own pleasure never made ethi...

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Office of Disability Resources Vital to Community, Institution

Editorial Board

October 6, 2017

As significant budget constraints threaten to jeopardize everyday aspects of campus life, the Oberlin community has rallied around the Office of Disability Resources — an office...

Congress Must Repeal Jones Act, Aid Puerto Rico

Editorial Board

September 29, 2017

Hurricane Maria wrought destruction on Puerto Rico last week in the most disastrous storm the island has encountered in more than 80 years, leaving 3.5 million people...

Sensationalist Media Compromises Credibility for Click Bait

Editorial Board

September 22, 2017

In the past, the College has been a target for outside news sources that cherry-pick the Review’s pieces on topics ranging from the cultural appropriation of food ...

Students Must Advocate for Departments, Programs

Editorial Board

September 15, 2017

In the throes of a budgetary crisis, it’s time for Oberlin students to rally behind their academic departments. With some tenure-track positions only temporarily re...

Exclusive Governance Fails Students

Editorial Board

September 8, 2017

In an email from this past summer announcing to faculty and staff that Oberlin’s revenues would fall well short of targets and create a deficit of $5 million, incomin...

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