Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Pro-Choice Views Need Depth

Chip Williams March 4, 2011

The Review’s editorial last week concerning Ohio’s “Heartbeat Bill,” a proposed ban on abortion after a fetus’s heartbeat can be detected, rightly condemns the legislation as dangerous and wrongheaded....

Student Senate Sends Updates

Ilyssa Meyer March 4, 2011

There were good vibes all around last Sunday night in Wilder 215 as we sat down to our first plenary with the new Senators. Senate now consists of eight students who have previously served and seven who...

Fenty Illegitamately Transferred College Alumni From Job

Erich Martel March 4, 2011

To the Editors: Making former Washington, D.C., mayor Adrian Fenty, OC ’92, a “distinguished visiting professor of politics” at Oberlin College to “co-teach an introductory politics course …...

Krislov Absent From Savage Audience

Ian Copeland March 4, 2011

To the Editors: I understand that President Krislov and other College dignitaries are burdened by fantastically busy schedules and, as a result, cannot be expected to attend the remarks of every guest...

Obies: Too Progressive for Our Own Good

The Editorial Board March 4, 2011

Last Wednesday, noted feminist and progressive activist Gloria Steinem came to speak at Oberlin as a part of our Convocation series. The Editorial Board applauds Steinem and her contributions to promoting...

Student Proposes Campus Israel- Palestine Solution

Owen Henry March 4, 2011

To the Editors: It is always inevitable whenever someone is invited to speak on the topic of Israel and/or Palestine that there will be angry letters in the Review the following week. The vehemence...

Reflections on Gloria Steinem: Feminism Struggles Against All Oppression

Katy MceGhee and Shannon Ikebe March 4, 2011

Gloria Steinem has reminded us of why we are feminists, and why everyone should be. Feminism, she has passionately appealed to us, is about us all, about the very nature of the society which we are continually...

Editorial Board Condemns Ohio Senate Vote

The Editorial Board March 4, 2011

On Wednesday, the Ohio Senate narrowly voted on Senate Bill 5, effectively disarming the collective bargaining power of unions across the state. In an unprecedented move, six Republican senators defected,...

No Need to Agree with Me: Contextualizing Cap’n Crunch Prices

Lisa Mon'a Brown, Columnist March 4, 2011

A 12 oz package of Chips Ahoy cookies: $4.77 A 14 oz package of Oreos: $6.75 A 16 oz box of Cap’n Crunch cereal: $7.02 The outraged look on my face: Priceless Perhaps you haven’t noticed...

Sergeant Ignores International Law

College Sophomore February 25, 2011

To the Editors: On Tuesday, Oberlin Students for Israel sponsored a talk by Sergeant Benjamin Anthony. Although the organization framed it as an opportunity for “dialogue,” Sergeant Anthony’s...

Resident Calls for Collective Bargaining in Constitution

Leif Damstoft February 25, 2011

To the Editors: In light of the recent wave of anti-workers’ rights legislation being pushed as a false means to right the fiscal problems of state budgets, I believe it’s time that the unions and...

Public Programs Suffer Under New Budget

George Berry February 25, 2011

Thanks to an extension of the Bush tax cuts, extraordinary levels of military spending, slow economic growth and exploding healthcare costs, our projected deficit for 2011 stands at a staggering $1.6...

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