Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

I Bite — One Student’s Security Report Narrative

I Bite — One Student’s Security Report Narrative

Nico Vickers, Managing Editor June 4, 2021

Three white Campus Safety officers approached me and six friends while we were laughing, recounting an exhilarating board game experience on a Friday night at 11 p.m. We were in the common space on the...

Appreciating What We Have, Trying to Live Better Than We Did

Editorial Board May 29, 2021

Some of the students who arrived on campus this week had not set foot in Oberlin in months. Others had just completed spring semester and had only been away for nine days. But everyone arrived on a very...

Comic: For the Greater Good

Comic: For the Greater Good

Clair Wang, Illustrator May 28, 2021

ObieSafe Policy Enforcement Harms Black and Brown Students

Reginald Goudeau, Columnist May 28, 2021

It’s no secret that I’ve been very critical of Oberlin throughout my time writing for the Review. From the College’s failure to prioritize student mental health to its half-hearted apologies for...

Teaching Through Personal Trauma and a Pandemic

Angie Roles, Associate Professor of Biology May 28, 2021

Now that I’ve finished two semesters of remote teaching — hopefully never to be repeated — I think it’s worth reflecting on the experience. The pandemic arrived during an already transitional period...

Khalid and Zoë Advise Everything: Pandemic Relationship Pandemonium

Khalid McCalla and Zoë Martin del Campo April 30, 2021

“Since we can’t be unmasked in each other’s houses outside of private rooms, or go many places together, my partner and I feel like we always just end up debriefing at the end of the day, going to...

Protesting Anti-Democratic Developments in Russia

Abigail Keller April 30, 2021

As you read through this, you are probably stressing over an essay due tomorrow or planning your next steps after graduation. I’m about to graduate from the Biochemistry department and am applying to...

A Different Approach to a New Semester

Reginald Goudeau, Columnist April 30, 2021

Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting on my column and advocacy from the spring semester. In preparation for this last piece before the summer, I wanted to look through my catalog and see what’s...

Oberlin Administration Makes Empty Promises to Increase Faculty Compensation

Kirk Ormand, Nathan A Greenberg Professor of Classics April 30, 2021

In last week’s edition of the Review, Chair of the Board of Trustees T. Chris Canavan, OC ’84, is quoted as saying, “The board — and I know that [President Carmen Twillie Ambar] shares this view...

Choose Respecting The Dead

Elizabeth Hawk April 30, 2021

Editor’s note: This article is part of a larger conversation about an incident involving the Tappan Square rocks which began with Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Comparative American Studies...

Respond to Grief with Patience

Aniella Day April 30, 2021

Editor’s note: This article is part of a larger conversation about an incident involving the Tappan Square rocks which began with Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Comparative American Studies...

College Lacks Sufficient Dining Options, Support During Ramadan

Loubna El Idrissi April 30, 2021

As a Muslim international Moroccan student, I have struggled with the label of Arab Muslim Middle Eastern woman and with making people believe I have as much agency over my actions and body as white women....

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