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The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Alumni Weekend Provokes Nostalgia

Anna Wenzel and Hanna Alwine October 6, 2023

Oberlin is not known for its loud and proud school spirit, but Homecoming and Reunion Weekend seems to have brought it out of us regardless. Former students from over fifty years of classes have been roaming...

How Do You Think Oberlin Has Changed Since You Graduated?

Hanna Alwine and Ella Powell October 6, 2023

Oberlin College alumni 50 years apart answer the question, “How do you think Oberlin has changed since you graduated? These interviews have been edited for length and clarity. Ian Kelly, OC ’17,...

Oberlin’s Should Continue Supporting Freedom of Speech

Selena Frantz, Columnist October 6, 2023

Around a month ago, the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression released their 2024 College Free Speech Rankings. Students were surveyed through a mobile app/web portal about their “experiences...

Construction for the new dorm began July 2023.

Blaming Car-Dependency on Oberlin Isn’t Productive

Lyric Anderson, Conservatory Editor October 6, 2023

I hate car-dependent culture, and I recognize that’s a real privilege. I grew up in Cambridge, MA, a semi-urban city with infrastructure that enabled me to bike to middle and high school almost every...

Oberlin Review Comic 10/6/23

Oberlin Review Comic 10/6/23

Molly Chapin, Layout Manager and Illustrator October 6, 2023

The Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies

College Must Provide for the Community

Aliza Weidenbaum, Letter to Editor September 29, 2023

Walter Moak is absolutely right in his line of thinking in his Letter to the Editor of last week (“Oberlin College Shouldn’t Encourage Car Culture,” The Oberlin Review, Sept. 22, 2023). We all know...

Palestine Needs Oberlin’s Jewish Voices

Zane Badawi September 29, 2023

Few people, I realize, are as deeply entrenched in the issue of Israel/Palestine as I am. It is inescapable for me — as a Palestinian; as someone living on a campus that has a large, engaged, and important...

Campus Culture Surrounding Sustainability Must Improve

Delaney Fox, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2023

I have always been an environmentally conscious individual, and the College’s commitment to sustainability greatly inspired my enrollment at this institution. I saw a photo of Oberlin’s solar panel...

Oberlin Review Comic 9/29/23

Molly Chapin, Layout Manager and Illustrator September 29, 2023

Oberlin City Hall is on South Main Street.

Students Should Consider Local Community When Voting

Maia Hochheiser September 29, 2023

Walking around Oberlin in early fall, there is one thing you are bound to see eventually — a voter registration stand. These are often run by people living in the town, with the goal of getting Oberlin...

Oberlin’s Sustainable Infrastructure Program is set to be finished in 2025.

Sustainable Infrastructure Program Has Changed our Perception of Environmentalism

Walter Thomas-Patterson, Conservatory Editor September 29, 2023

As the Sustainable Infrastructure Program approaches its final year in 2025, I’ve been thinking about Oberlin’s environmental mission. The SIP is a sprawling earthwork project systematically reshaping...

Recognizing Survivors’ Stories is Important

Avery Russell September 29, 2023

Editor’s Note: This article contains mention of sexual harm. Rape culture: it’s a concept most of us have heard of and know is present in our society, but we prefer not to acknowledge it. Sexual violence...

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