Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

SFC Responds to Survey Feedback

Student Finance Committee November 9, 2012

Several weeks ago, the Student Finance Committee emailed a survey to the student body to gauge opinions on several issues relevant to our work. We appreciate the time you took to provide us with constructive...

Reject Big Banks in Favor of Local Credit Unions

Rose Stoloff November 9, 2012

Dear Big Bank, This isn’t working. It’s not me; it’s you. Big banks are evil. In 2010, JP Morgan Chase invested one billion dollars in Massey Energy, the leader in mountaintop removal coal mining....

Political Speech Not Identical to Electoral Partisanship

A.D. Hogan November 9, 2012

In a letter to the Review, College junior Daniel Starer-Stor asked, “Would Oberlin have been able to host such speakers as Joey Mogul and Andrea Ritchie for their Oct. 10 talk titled ‘Fighting Queer...

Stevie Food Belongs in Bellies, Not on Display

Kara Kralik September 28, 2012

The other day my friend and I were at Stevie and wanted to get some fruit to take home. There were no apples available in the large fruit containers in the main room. There were only oranges and bananas,...

Fire Code Violation Not That Big A Deal

Lexie Sharabianlou September 28, 2012

I would like to congratulate one of your numbers for her courage in publicizing a heinous violation of Oberlin law. Alice McAdams had the gumption to draw attention to the appallingly overcrowded Cat in...

The Game Is Changing: Can Obama Handle The New Middle East?

Sarp Yavuz, Arts Editor September 28, 2012

Whether or not Obama wins the election, the U.S. needs to readdress its approach to the Middle East if it is to maintain regain its watchdog status. The United States’ expansionist policies seem to have...

Cat Introduces Changes to Enforce Occupancy Limit

Tom Reid September 28, 2012

Thanks for bringing attention to issues associated with the large crowd that attended the Anis Mojgani performance at the Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse on Sept. 15. We take the occupancy limit seriously,...

Republican Lectureship Series Helps Foster Healthy Campus Debate

Nick Miller September 28, 2012

The Oberlin Republicans and Libertarians, with support from Steve Shapiro, have been broadening the political debate on campus for years. I have been in the club since 2009, and in that time, the club...

Neither Candidate at His Best in First Presidential Debate

Eli Rose, Opinions Editor September 28, 2012

On the night of the first scheduled presidential debate, Obama opened by addressing Michelle with something like a joke. “And so I just want to wish, Sweetie, you happy anniversary and let you know that...

Lectureship Series Well-Meaning Yet Fundamentally Divisive

The Editorial Board September 28, 2012

The always-divisive Ronald Reagan Political Lectureship Series began anew on Thursday, kicking off its 2012–2013 calendar with a talk by political commentator Bill Whittle advertised as “What We Believe:...

College Lanes Says Hello, Offers Special Rates

The Oberlin College Lanes September 28, 2012

It’s your old neighbor the College Lanes here. How are you all? I haven’t seen some of you in a while, and others I see quite often, which is such a pleasure. For those of you who haven’t stopped...

You Are Better Off Than You Were Four Years Ago

Sean Para, Contributing Writer September 28, 2012

Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney has often asked, “are you better off than you were four years ago?” during the past few months, in an echo of Ronald Reagan’s famous 1980 slogan. Romney...

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