Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin 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...

Letter to the Editors: Lawyer Discusses Pivotal Gay Marriage Case

Clayton Koppes April 29, 2011

To the Editors: David Boies, one of the country’s most prominent attorneys, appeared at Oberlin on April 5 to discuss his role in the California gay marriage case. I appreciate the Review’s invitation...

Arts Review Ignored Intentional Complexities

Adekemi Gbadebo April 22, 2011

To the Editors: Your arts editor’s review of You and Me and Me and You ignored the quiet beauty and intentional complexities of College seniors Stephanie Lo and Sam Draisin’s artwork. As Jimmy Hagan...

Student Appeals For Class Vote

Jacob Lamoureux April 22, 2011

To the Editors: I’m Jacob Lamoureux, one of your candidates for senior class president, and I’d like to shower lavish approval upon this message and lavish thanks upon you for reading it. I...

Re-evaluating Evaluations

The Editorial Board April 22, 2011

Even at a school as academically outstanding as Oberlin, it’s not uncommon to hear students complaining about the ways in which their classes are taught. Often, the first thing a student will do...

Government Must Ensure Equal Educational Access

Rina Seegoolam, Columnist April 22, 2011

Last week, lawmakers reached a compromise on spending cuts that affected some federal education programs, yet spared the Department of Education. While budget cuts seem inevitable, education needs to remain...

Progressive News Organizations Fueled By Unpaid Labor

Monica Klein, Opinions Editor April 22, 2011

At a recent writing workshop I attended, a New York Times editor asked a group of college students how much we thought a first-year copywriter made at the newspaper. One student guessed $8 an hour. The...

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Legally Revokes Democracy

George Berry, Columnist April 22, 2011

Firing elected officials and arbitrarily dissolving legal contracts are indicative of systems that suffer from a “democratic deficit.” We often see such cases from China or Russia on the front pages...

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