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The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

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 Kiberatours.com. “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...

Prison Justice Project Disbands

This letter is a culmination of reflections from a series of meetings and intentional decision-making discussions from within the Prison Justice Project.  This student organization has been in existence...

Divestment Harmful To Peace Process

Anna Band, Mira Taichman May 10, 2013

Formally launched in 2005, BDS is an international movement that stands for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel. This past Sunday, Student Senate endorsed Oberlin Students for a Free Palestine’s...

Student Senators Should Be Subject to Pay Limits

The Editorial Board May 10, 2013

Following the controversy surrounding Student Senate Liaison Eliza Diop’s billing issues and subsequent resignation, Senate is initiating a reform of the rules regarding the payment of its members. Diop...

SFP Commends Senate For Divestment Resolution

Students for a Free Palestine commends Student Senate for passing an edited version of the Oberlin Divest resolution. We are grateful for their thoughtfulness, and for the chance to engage critically in...

Kiss My Sass: Walking

Sophia Ottoni-Wilhelm, Columnist May 3, 2013

Last Thursday I was headed to Mudd to pretend to do work when I spotted a girl about 20 yards out, fixated on her cell phone and swerving dangerously back and forth as she moved toward me.“She’s going...

Syrian Rebels Deserve Support

Sean Para, Columnist May 3, 2013

The United States should provide armed support for the Syrian rebel fighters. The Syrian Civil War has dragged on for far too long, claimed too many lives and caused too much destruction. While America...

Dear Science, This Week: DMT

Nicole Le, Columnist May 3, 2013

Please do some reading on DMT and some of the studies that were conducted (legally) on U.S. patients in the late ’80s and early ’90s. I’m interested in your opinion on this supposed “spirit molecule.” This...

On Reproductive Rights, Obama Abandons His Base Once Again

The Editorial Board May 3, 2013

Back in November, Barack Obama rode a massive victory in the battle for the female vote 55 percent to 44 percent for Mitt Romney nationally, and that gap was even larger in swing states like Ohio — to...

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