Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

The End of an Era

The Editorial Board May 6, 2011

Last Sunday, President Obama announced to the world that Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks of September 11, had been killed in an attack conducted by the United States. For...

Review Letter Contained Factual Falsities

Chip Williams May 6, 2011

To the Editors: The April 5 issue of the Review featured a letter by Owen Henry, “Student Challenges Free Speech Organization,” that contained a variety of non-truths (I’m assuming they weren’t...

Naked Jell-o Wrestling Bests Neon Lights Any Day

Matthew C May 6, 2011

I’ve been there: I was once a freshman hailing from one of the country’s cultural meccas, tired of marathon beer pong games and pointing my hands to whichever side of the room had more windows, as...

Erroneous Spelling Causes Confusion

David Greenberg May 6, 2011

To the Editors: I could not help but notice that the article on page five of your April 29 issue titled “Nueroscience Lecture Series Hosts David Anderson” kicks off with an awfully serious headline...

Student Finance Committee Sends Updates

To the Editors: The Student Finance Committee, in collaboration with the Office of the Student Treasurer, has completed Spring Budgeting and has sent budgets for the next fiscal year back to student...

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,...

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