Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Op-Ed: Binding Arbitration Bill Bans Collective Bargaining

Monica Klein, Opinions Editor April 6, 2011

  Governor Kasich has miraculously transformed a union concession into an illegitimate luxury. Kasich and the Republican Party have convinced a majority of the Ohio government that binding arbitration...

Oberlin College Republicans and Libertarians to Host Free Speech Expert

James Kuntz March 18, 2011

To the Editors: American colleges and universities have long been regarded as bastions of free speech and free thinking, Oberlin College included. Throughout the school’s almost 200-year history,...

Ex-Obie Explains Alumni Association

Rick Pender March 18, 2011

To the Editors: Did you know that Oberlin College alumni established an association in 1839? That’s 172 years of grads who have loved Oberlin and how it shaped them as people who make a difference...

Which Barbie Are We, Really?

The Editorial Board March 18, 2011

Recently, The Oberlin Review received a harshly worded letter, condemning our This Week editor’s joke about the difficulty of mathematics. In 1992, the Mattel company debuted a Barbie that uttered,...

Professor Finds Math Description Problematic

Manish Mehta March 18, 2011

To the Editors: In classical antiquity, a study of the artes liberales consisted of seven subjects. Grammar, logic and rhetoric comprised the core, the trivium, and arithmetic, geometry, astronomy,...

Student Senate Sends Updates

Ilyssa Meyer March 18, 2011

An issue that has been perpetually voiced about Senate has been the lack of clarity in the roles and responsibility the body is meant to play on campus. To address this concern, we arranged a panel/workshop...

Libyan Revolutionaries Require American Support

Alex Posa, Columnist March 18, 2011

We sat by and watched as another leader brutalized his people. The Libyan rebels are all but broken. Without strong action very soon, Gaddafi will roll through Benghazi and destroy the rebel forces, probably...

America in Midst of Class Warfare

Ben Master March 18, 2011

To the Editors: Pete Sabo correctly connects the dots between wealth stratification, the Republican-capital alliance and the recent attacks on public-sector unions (“America Approaching Class Warfare,” The...

Tony Screening Addresses Lord’s Resistance Army

Justin Halliwill March 18, 2011

To the Editors: While most of the world focuses its attention on events in the Middle East, and even those who don't follow current events manage to catch a brief glimpse of the strikes against civil...

No Need to Agree With Me — The Need To Be Unbelievaball

Lisa Mon'a Brown, Columnist March 18, 2011

Are you graduating from Oberlin College in fewer than 75 days? Have you already completed a name pronunciation form? What about a graduation application? Do you know where the funds from this year’s...

Letter to the Editor: Review Letter on Fenty Presents Faulty Premise

Paul Dawson March 11, 2011

To the Editors: In a recent letter to the editor, (“Fenty Illegitimately Fired College Alumnus,” The Oberlin Review, March 4, 2011), Erich Martel, a Washington, D.C. Social Studies teacher, used...

Editorial Board: What the Hell Is Student Senate? (Do We Know?)

The Editorial Board March 11, 2011

This Sunday, Oberlin’s Student Senate is holding a panel titled “What the Hell Is Senate?” We are curious to hear how the senators will choose to answer that question. The chief problem with Senate,...

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