Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

An Unlikely Indian-Pakistani Alliance Forms

Saksham Khosla, Contributing Writer September 6, 2013

Media coverage on Syria over the past few weeks has been decidedly Western-centric, focusing on the roles of the U.S. and Russia and the implications of their involvement in the conflict. According to...

“Hoax” Declaration Mischaracterizes Bias Incidents, Stifles Productive Dialogue

The Editorial Board September 6, 2013

The College aired its dirty laundry to the nation last semester when media outlets swarmed campus to report on the rash of bigoted graffiti cropping up in academic and residential buildings. The coverage...

Artistic Escape Proves Essential to Survival

Julia Hubay, Arts Editor September 6, 2013

Living in Oberlin, we are uniquely privileged to be part of a community that claims to value the arts and supports that statement with funding — a rare thing in small-town Ohio. But as much as the arts...

Students Should Participate in Local Gun Control Debate

Sharon Fairchild-Soucy September 6, 2013

To the Editors: As Oberlin’s Vice President of City Council, it’s a pleasure to welcome first- years and upperclassmen back to the campus and town. Your Day of Service does much to build bridges...

Use of Chemical Weapons Requires U.S. Action

Sean Para, Columnist September 6, 2013

The question of a limited American military intervention has come to the forefront of American politics in the past week. Lawmakers have been split, not along the traditional party lines, but into the...

Op-Ed: Intro Science Courses Require Revision

Chip Williams May 13, 2013

Imagine that a group of people have taken it upon themselves to design the curriculum of a new liberal arts college. These people are totally ignorant of the course offerings and distribution requirements...

Stop Resisting Change

Sean Para, Columnist May 10, 2013

People should stop resisting the healthcare law and other reforms. State governments around the nation have consistently opposed implementing the new law. States such as Oklahoma, Mississippi, Florida...

Support for Passage of Divestment Resolution

Melanie Malinas, Sofie Ghitman, and Simone Baron May 10, 2013

We are a group of Jewish students at Oberlin College and Conservatory who would like to express our support for the passage of Students for a Free Palestine’s divestment resolution by Student Senate....

Article Swap: Poverty Tourism In Kenyan Slums

Paul Owino and George Bush May 10, 2013

From The Ghetto Mirror October 11, 2012 “Experience a part of Kenya unseen by most tourists,” reads a tagline on “A visit to Kibera takes you to the friendliest slum in the...

Senate Response to Diop’s Resignation

Student Senate May 10, 2013

We are writing to provide an update on the issues of compensation on Student Senate. Following recent events, College junior Eli Diop has resigned from Student Senate. In the past week, we have completed...

La Alianza Latina Calls for the Review to Drop the “I-Word”

In the issue of The Oberlin Review released April 26, an article titled “Kiss My Sass: The Immigration Bill” included the word “illegal” in reference to undocumented immigrants and their entry...

Diop’s Resignation

Eliza Diop May 10, 2013

I have decided that it is in my best interest to resign from Senate. I am no longer interested in serving as a part of this body, and I feel that the last few weeks have been very destructive and detrimental...

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