Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

China Programs Suffer Narrow Focus

Caroline Hui February 24, 2012

Last week, I began looking into Oberlin-affiliated study abroad programs that fit my interests. As a Politics/East Asian Studies double major, I was looking for an interdisciplinary program in China, so...

Coffee-Fetchers of the World, Unite!

The Editorial Board February 24, 2012

Career Services is bogged down with appointments earlier than usual this year. Even as snow continues to fall on Tappan Square, Oberlin students are trying to secure their summer plans, which in many cases...

Shortage of African Students Threatens Diversity

Simba Runyowa February 24, 2012

This academic year, Oberlin College enrolled a total of 63 first-year international students. Of those 63, exactly one student was from the African continent, specifically Zimbabwe — that African student...

Bolton to Peddle Anti-Diplomatic Ideology

Will Rubenstein, Opinions Editor February 24, 2012

Whatever you call the polar opposite of preaching to the choir, there are few with as much experience as hedge fund executive Steven Shapiro, OC ’83. When a speaker at Oberlin is confronted with sign-waving...

Friedman Eschews Centrism, Embraces Partisanship

Will Rubenstein, Opinions Editor February 17, 2012

Every now and then, something seemingly impossible happens: A Tunisian street vendor’s public suicide sparks a wave of revolutions against neocolonial autocracy, or a nation driven out of its collective...

Obama Fails to Convince (Birth) Control Freaks

The Editorial Board February 17, 2012

The recent controversy over federal health insurance law and contraception, with socially conservative institutions like the Catholic Church demanding the right to exclude contraceptive coverage from their...

Love of Stars and Stripes Far from Universal

Brooklyn Demme February 10, 2012

In “Obies Should Rally to Restore Sanctity” [The Oberlin Review, Dec. 2, 2011], staff writer Andrew Lipian discusses the vandalism enacted against the Sept. 11 memorial erected by the Oberlin Republicans...

Internet Defeats Piracy Bills

The Editorial Board February 10, 2012

This Winter Term, you didn’t need to be on campus, in the country, or even tuned into the news to witness the beginnings of events that stand to have far-reaching implications for Oberlin students. You...

Remembering Review Alumnus Ross Drake

Nate Cavalieri February 10, 2012

In March of 1999, a piece by then-Sports Editor Ross Drake, OC ’00, appeared in The Oberlin Review under the headline “Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio?” — a touching if slightly awkward obituary...

Colbert, Brisbane Demonstrate Shifts in Political Journalism

Will Rubenstein, Opinions Editor February 10, 2012

While we were all away for Winter Term, two interesting chains of events unfolded in the world of political journalism, both of which portend seismic shifts in the way we communicate about politics. Like...

SFC Responds to Fall Survey

Student Finance Committee November 11, 2011

The Student Finance Committee recently sent out a poll to gauge student opinion on a variety of issues. Thanks to everyone who took the survey and wrote comments! We would like to take the opportunity...

Alum Describes Chaos at Occupy Oakland

Ben Master November 11, 2011

The massive day of action organized by Occupy Oakland on Nov. 2 both inspired and troubled me. As has been the case with most of my involvement with the Occupation, I left in awe of Oakland’s persistent...

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