Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

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...

The Meaning of Wisconsin: A Leftist Resurgence

Shannon Ikebe February 25, 2011

The time has finally come. Ever since the beginning of the global, systemic crisis of the neoliberal economy in 2008, there has been a hope for the leftist resurgence that could finally bury three decades...

College Should Consider City Funding

Kevin G. Gilfether February 25, 2011

To the Editors: Tony Mealy, in a recent letter to the editors of The Oberlin Review, wants to make the point that Oberlin College and other well funded, prestigious nonprofit institutions in Oberlin...

Endorsing the Enemy?

The Editorial Board February 25, 2011

A question frequently posed in the days leading up to Karl Rove’s visit last semester resurfaced this week when Sergeant Benjamin Anthony, a supporter of the Israeli army, visited campus: Is it proper...

Speaker Spouted Immoral Propaganda

Lucia Anne Kalinosky February 25, 2011

To the Editors: This Tuesday, Oberlin Students for Israel hosted an event titled “Reflections of a Frontline IDF Soldier,” in which Sergeant Benjamin Anthony from the Israeli Defense Forces spoke...

Event Ignored Discorse and Debate

Quinton Steele February 25, 2011

To the Editors: When I entered Sgt. Benjamin Anthony’s talk, “Confessions of a Frontline IDF Soldier,” already prepared to protest, I was handed a leaflet from Students for Israel. It said, among...

Waiting For “Superman” Offers False Accusations, Faulty Solutions

Will Rubenstein, Columnist February 18, 2011

This past Wednesday, Obies had the opportunity to view one of the latest fusillades in the public policy debate over education: Davis Guggenheim’s newest film, Waiting for “Superman.” Best...

Israeli Defense Sgt. to Speak

Hadas Binyamini, Leah Goldman, and Ari Feinberg February 18, 2011

To the Editors: On Feb. 22, Oberlin Students for Israel is bringing Sgt. Benjamin Anthony to campus to speak about his experiences as a soldier in the Israeli Defense Forces. Sgt. Anthony is a combat...

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