Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Comic: Thinking Outside the Box

Comic: Thinking Outside the Box

Danny Valero, Illustrator July 2, 2021

Summer Term is Extending COVID-19 Burnout

Editorial Board July 2, 2021

As the pandemic subsides across the country, most college students are home for summer break. Some are taking the opportunity to spend time with family, others are traveling or beginning in-person internships....

College Neglects Disabled Students As Mold Problem Goes Unaddressed

Zoë Luh July 2, 2021

“Oh, honey,” I hear from the other end of the phone, “your lungs are just covered in scar tissue.” I laugh and then wince as my newly fractured rib sends shooting pain up my side. It’s simultaneously...

Rising Second-Years Encounter Isolation and Academic Regression Over Long Summer Break

Walter Thomas-Patterson, Conservatory Editor July 2, 2021

The summer break for rising second-year students is long — almost five months in fact. Stretching from the middle of May to the beginning of October, the break provides an unprecedented opportunity for...

I Did My Best to Enjoy Juneteenth, But It Was An Uphill Battle

Reginald Goudeau, Columnist July 2, 2021

As usual, I’m a prophet of sorts when predicting things going wrong at this institution. Recently, I’ve been reflecting on the first article I ever wrote for the Review, which focused on Oberlin’s...

Why Everyone Should Meet With an Executive Functioning Tutor

Sydney Rosensaft, Senior Staff Writer July 2, 2021

With the sun beaming down on Ohio’s flat landscape and in-person events ramping up, everyone wants to enjoy the summer weather to the fullest. Unfortunately for students, it’s also midterms, and we...

Club Sports Are Imperative to Community-Building, But Need More Support

Brandon Lopez Toro June 25, 2021

Club sports are an essential part of a positive college experience. They provide people with social activities, friend groups, and opportunities to take on leadership roles and acquire skills that will...

Cultivating a Healthy Social Media Diet

Desmond Hearne Morrey, Columnist June 25, 2021

I’ve spent most of my time as an Obie off social media. The platform that I used to use the most — Instagram — I now rarely touch. I’ve flirted with TikTok, Snapchat, and Reddit as well, but each...

Comic: Heatstroke

Comic: Heatstroke

Danny Valero, Illustrator June 25, 2021

Comic: Free From Disease

Comic: Free From Disease

Clair Wang, Illustrator June 19, 2021

Eulogy for the Trees

Reverend Dr. Brian K. Wilbert June 18, 2021

Editor’s note: This article is part of a larger conversation about the College’s four-year sustainable energy project. Read the Review’s reported coverage here.  In my vocation as an Episcopal...

We Can’t Take the Allen For Granted

Sydney Rosensaft, Senior Staff Writer June 18, 2021

The Allen Memorial Art Museum is home to a large collection of artwork by pre-modern and contemporary artists and serves as a prominent landmark on Oberlin’s campus. Yet Oberlin students are often too...

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