Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Solar Array an Important Step Toward Sustainability

The Editorial Board April 27, 2012

Environmentally conscious Obies can finally rejoice! This week, the Office of Communications announced plans to construct a 2.27 MW solar array on 10 acres of agricultural land adjacent to the Athletic...

Hargrove, Hseih Elected as 2012 Class Officers

Kira McGirr April 27, 2012

To the Editors: Results have been tabulated from the election for the Class of 2012 Alumni Class Officers. Rebecca L. Hargrove has been elected President and Terry Hsieh has been elected Vice President. For...

Thoughts on Appropriate Action in Face of Racism

Mandy Hogan April 20, 2012

To the Editors: I write this letter to call for recognition, for acknowledgement, for responsibility. I recognize the gross injustices against communities of color on campus, in the town and in greater...

State of Lacrosse Alumni Game

Louis Weigele April 20, 2012

To the Editors: Recently, my friend and former lacrosse teammate, Mike Hankes, OC ’74, wrote a letter expressing his concern regarding changes in the tradition of the alumni lacrosse game at Oberlin....

Editorial: High Expectations Make for Enlightened Campus Drug Culture

The Editorial Board April 20, 2012

If you — student, professor, prospie or visiting parent — notice students greeting each other with calls of “Happy holidays” and sleepy grins today, don’t be surprised. But don’t be too quick...

Prepare to Become an Alum

Rick Pender April 20, 2012

To the Editors: Although I’m certain you’re getting an excellent education at Oberlin, I want to tell you something you might not have learned yet: You’re officially on your way to becoming an...

Administration to Help Obies Talk About ObieTalk

Eric Estes and Ben Jones April 20, 2012

To the Editors: In the past several months, concerns in our community related to ObieTalk have grown significantly in number and severity, as has the related correspondence to our offices from both...

A Conversation wtih William Roth

Shahab Raza April 13, 2012

I can think of few people in our community who would be more compelling subjects of an interview than William Roth. I have felt that way ever since my first interaction with the new athletic director,...

Afrikana Community Responds to Bigotry

We, the concerned members and allies of the Oberlin Afrikana community, are sick and tired. We are sick and tired of the blatant disrespect that continues to be perpetuated throughout this campus. We are...

GOP Budget Light on Specifics, Heavy on Social Darwinism

Will Rubenstein, Opinions Editor April 13, 2012

It’s the budget proposal that has set the Washington, D.C. chattering class abuzz. President Obama has called it “an attempt to impose a radical vision on our country,” while all-but-inevitable...

Conservative Contingent: On Health Insurance Mandate, No He Can’t

Andrew Lipian, Columnist April 6, 2012

Barack Obama, the haughty former University of Chicago law professor whom America elected President in 2008, is a member of the executive branch and has no authority to render interpretations of the Constitution....

Student Activism Lacks Cohesion, Unity

Max Zahn and Jake Streich-Kest April 6, 2012

The most disconcerting thing about former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton’s Feb. 29 speech in Craig Lecture Hall was the applause. It remained steady throughout his hawkish criticism of President Obama’s...

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