Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Campus Dining Fails to Provide Accessible Fresh Food Options

Editorial Board March 3, 2023

Oberlin College offers five dining locations that each serve a distinct purpose. From the Rathskeller’s classic American diner fare to Stevenson Dining Hall’s dependable pizza, pasta, and seafood,...

Evidence Against Mahalatti Lacks Merit

Ray English March 3, 2023

I am writing in response to the Feb. 17, 2023 Review story about the recent Amnesty International report regarding the role Iranian diplomats played in allegedly covering up mass executions in Iran in...

The Oberlin Bookstore displays popular banned books.

Book Banning Inhibits Education on Both Sides of Political Spectrum

Oliver Niehaus March 3, 2023

Across the nation, schools and libraries have faced calls to remove certain books that are deemed “inappropriate.” Now, before I go any further, I want to recognize that book banning is not a process...

Americans Should Reject Hawkish Attitudes Toward China, Russia

Yasu Shinozaki, Arts & Cultures Editor February 24, 2023

In a text conversation I had this year with a very liberal high school friend, he admitted that the Russian invasion of Ukraine had majorly shifted his foreign policy views. “I’m not sure if this...

Western Silence Deafening Following Earthquake in Turkey

Ada Ates February 24, 2023

Feb. 6, 4:17 a.m. “There was so much dust. I could hear other people screaming, I told my brother to calm down and kept praying. We’ll be saved, I said.” – Abdülbaki Enes; he and his brother were...

Coverage of Haley’s campaign displays double standards of treatment.

Coverage of Nikki Haley Campaign Demonstrates Double Standard in Media

Selena Frantz, Columnist February 24, 2023

On Feb. 14, former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination for president. Unsurprisingly, this news made headline after headline. Haley was placed at the...

Comic: A College Students Best Friend

Comic: A College Student’s Best Friend

Molly Chapin, Layout Editor February 24, 2023

Oberlin College Should Reopen Mahallati Investigation

On Dec. 12, 2022, President Carmen Twillie Ambar received a letter from three prominent Iranian-born human rights advocates: Nobel Peace Prize laureate and lawyer Dr. Shirin Ebadi; acclaimed author of...

Campus Mental Health Crisis Predates Pandemic, Requires Systemic Address

Editorial Board February 24, 2023

Last week, the Review reported on faculty workshops intended to start a conversation about supporting student mental health. Over the last three years, the institution has seen an increase in requests...

Senator John Fetterman has been uniquely open about his mental health in recent weeks.

Fetterman’s Step Back Promotes Positive Masculinity

Hanna Alwine, Opinions Editor February 24, 2023

Pennsylvania Senator John Fetterman checked himself into treatment for clinical depression at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Feb. 15. A statement released by Fetterman’s office assured...

Comic: New Year, Same Me

Comic: New Year, Same Me

Molly Chapin, Layout Editor February 17, 2023

The Typewriter Renaissance is Upon Us

The Typewriter Renaissance is Upon Us

Emily Vaughan, Opinions Editor February 17, 2023

All faculty rightfully prefer that students forsake using all technology in their classes. Technologies that have internet access, like computers or cell phones, lure students into a distracted purgatory...

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