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The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

All of the Lights, All of the Money

Richard McGuire May 6, 2011

Last weekend, hundreds of students eagerly lined up on North Quad for a one of a kind event. It was a rare sight to see students gathering at the Science Center on a Saturday night for a party. The...

Boys with Toys: How to Hitch Your Wagon

Lucrezia Borgia, Columnist May 6, 2011

So listen, a year ago, on the eve of his college graduation, a friend of mine gave me a surprisingly insightful (considering this was back in the Four Loko days) piece of advice to help guide me through...

Students Defend Right to Celebrate

Sarah Cole, Caroline Hui, and Arielle Swernoff May 6, 2011

To the Editors: We were dismayed at the reactions on campus to the news that Osama bin Laden had been killed. Many Americans rejoiced Sunday night, and many Oberlin students dismissed their celebrations...

Bin Ladin’s Death: Considering the Consequences

Rina Seegoolam, Columnist May 6, 2011

When the news broke out, Americans took to the streets of Washington and gathered in front of the White House to chant “U.S.A., U.S.A., U.S.A!” It was the occasion to rejoice and express love for the...

Editorial: Oberlin Community Deserved More Information

The Editorial Board April 29, 2011

Last week, a combined racial and homophobic slur was spray-painted onto the side of Dascomb, an action that elicited an immediate reaction from the College and student body. The Editorial Board wholeheartedly...

Professor Explains Class Evaluations

Steve Volk April 29, 2011

To the Editors: I read your editorial, “Re-evaluating Evaluations,” with much interest, and general agreement. I thought a bit more information could put your good points into more of a context....

Letter to the Editors: Oberlin Community Still Champions Equality and Nondiscrimination

Brook Luers April 29, 2011

To the Editors: Last week, racist and homophobic language was spray painted on an exterior wall of Dascomb. Some of the discussion surrounding this incident, in both campus-wide e-mails and in the Review,...

Letter to the Editors: Community Requests Support for Public Library

Ray English April 29, 2011

To the Editors: We write to ask all members of the Oberlin community to support the Oberlin Public Library by voting for Issue 22 on Tuesday, May 3. If passed, Issue 22 will replace the library’s...

Anonymous Author Offers Apology

Anonymous April 29, 2011

To the Editors: I do not hate people of African descent, nor do I hate homosexuals. I realize how hurtful both terms that appeared on the south wall of Dascomb are to members of both of these groups...

Letter to the Editors: OC Republicans and Libertarians Announce Events

Bradley Hantler April 29, 2011

To the Editors: Oberlin College Republicans and Libertarians look to end the year strong with increased political conversation around campus. The club is pleased to announce two prominent speakers on...

Op-Ed: Unaddressed Issues Require Equally Passionate Response

Alex LaFerla, Staff Writer April 29, 2011

The response to the hateful and inflammatory graffiti found on the side of Dascomb Hall on April 17 was bold, powerful and extremely valuable. Immediately after the graffiti was discovered, a group...

News Article Requires Correction

Don Illig April 29, 2011

To the Editors: We’re pleased that The Oberlin Review chose to put the article about the Student Senate’s participation in a community conversation dealing with the future for the City of Oberlin...

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