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The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Jewish Student Groups Should Discuss the Palestine Conflict

Asher Kaplan November 30, 2012

I recently took a nine-hour bus ride to Baltimore to represent JStreetU Oberlin at the 2012 Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly. I went to the General Assembly to talk about Israel —...

Academic Nazism vs. Intellectual Anarchy a False Dichotomy

Will Rubenstein, Staff Writer November 16, 2012

It looks like this semester’s parade of Review advertisements and reactionary guest speakers isn’t going to be enough. Over the past week, the Oberlin College Republicans and Libertarians blanketed...

Crisis In The Middle East

Sean Para, Columnist November 16, 2012

The Middle East seems to be on the brink of catastrophe. Syria is locked in a destructive civil war. Turkey and Israel appear on the brink of being drawn in. Israel has also launched a new offensive against...

Too Much Left Unsaid in College Energy Plan

November 9, 2012

As the EPA forces the College to close the current coal-fired boilers that power the Central Heating Plant, the College has been forced to make a decision about what kind of energy future it wishes to...

Stats Neglected in Sexual Assault Story

Lucy Gelb November 9, 2012

To Adiel Kaplan and the editorial staff of the Review, I am disappointed. I fully support investigation and dialogue centered around Oberlin and other school’s records on sexual offense policies,...

College Information Bubble Strengthens Town/Gown Divide

Whitman Barrett November 9, 2012

Oberlin College exists within the City of Oberlin, in Lorain County, in Northeastern Ohio, but most Oberlin students do not come from Ohio, much less from Oberlin. For most Oberlin students, the City of...

OCRL Letters Undercut Call for Dialogue

Marc Blecher November 9, 2012

Review readers are surely tiring of weekly exchanges between the Oberlin College Republicans and Libertarians and me, so I’ll keep this short. College Junior Daniel Starer-Stor claims that I only...

Romney Voters Shouldn’t Feel Shamed, Pressured By Fellow Students

Elizabeth Bentivegna, Contributing Writer November 9, 2012

I am not a monster. I am not a selfish bigot, or an enemy of the poor, or a narrow-minded idiot. I am not a racist or a sexist and I am not against queer people. I am not an evil human being. But for...

The Time For a More Inclusive Economy

Zachery Crowell November 9, 2012

The jubilation of Obama supporters and the shellshock of Romney supporters have finally subsided. However, there are a few election lessons for my fellow Democrats to consider before we totally forget...

Election Results Should Be Wake-up Call to GOP

The Editorial Board November 9, 2012

If ever there was a vulnerable incumbent, Barack Obama would seem to fit the bill. With unemployment hovering around eight percent and a still-lagging economy, the GOP was handed a golden opportunity to...

IYS Kentucky Article Misrepresented Organization

Last week’s issue of The Oberlin Review thoroughly misrepresented the IYS Kentucky Fall Break trip and the Immerse Yourself in Service organization as a whole (“IYS KY Trip Challenges, Educates Volunteers,”...

What Now? Reflections on Obama’s Victory

Sean Para, Columnist November 9, 2012

In case you haven’t heard, Barack Obama was reelected President of the United States on November 6. Along with slight gains in the House of Representatives and Senate, this represents a significant achievement...

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