Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Responsible Journalism Does Not Censor Community Voices

Ella Moxley, News Editor December 18, 2021

Two weeks ago, several editors at the Review, myself included, made the choice to publish an interview with Lorain County Republican Chairman David Arredondo. Sam Beesley’s article “Arredondo Interview...

Presidential Initiative Model For Administrator, Student Collaboration

In summer 2020, President Carmen Twillie Ambar announced a Presidential Initiative on Racial Equity and Diversity that “seeks to address issues of violence, police-community relationships, and...

Comic: A Perfect Storm

Comic: A Perfect Storm

Holly Yelton, Illustrator December 17, 2021

The Counseling Center’s Website Needs Immediate Improvement

Celeste Wicks December 17, 2021

I was poking around for cheap therapy options. This was a big step. Since, like many students, I don’t have in-state insurance, a car, or a trust fund, private practice is out of my budget. I...

College’s Financial Struggles Exacerbated By Lack of Alumni Donations

Emma Benardete, Contributing Opinions Editor December 17, 2021

Over the course of this semester, I have been privy to a fair amount of discourse surrounding Oberlin’s financial situation. Specifically, I have heard students criticize the way the College...

“Uncensored” Unofficial Oberlin Facebook Group Incites Bullying, Censorship

On Sept. 21, 2018, The Oberlin Review published a piece called “Alumni Claim Censorship on Facebook.” The article discussed the formation of an alternative Facebook group, the Uncensored Unofficial...

Dear Moderates: Young Progressives Are Not The Scapegoats You’re Looking For

Emily Vaughan December 17, 2021

As a whole, the Democratic Party is in quite the precarious position at the moment. The Supreme Court is controlled by conservatives, we are hanging onto the Senate by a thread, and our majority...

College Should Not Alter Maya Lin’s Sustainable Landscape Project

Paul Safyan, OC ’68 December 17, 2021

The Review’s article (“College Alters Maya Lin’s Vision for Post-Fossil Fuel Landscape,” The Oberlin Review, Nov. 12, 2021) indicates that the College and Conservatory say that alterations...

Arredondo Interview Harmful, Offensive

Sam Beesley December 17, 2021

The interview published two weeks ago, (“Off the Cuff with David Arredondo, Oberlin Admissions Director to Lorain County Republican Chairman,” The Oberlin Review, Dec. 3, 2021), with Lorain...

No, Moderate Candidates Are Not Worth Our Time

Sam Beesley December 17, 2021

The Review’s Contributing Opinions Editor wrote a piece last week in support of moderate candidates in U.S. politics, titled “Moderate Candidates Are Worth Our Time.” In the article, the author describes...

Comic: The Elusive Albino Squirrel

Comic: The Elusive Albino Squirrel

Clair Wang, Illustrator December 10, 2021

Expected Overturn of Roe v. Wade Undermines Basic Human Rights

On Wednesday, Dec. 1, the Supreme Court finished hearing oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization case, involving a Mississippi law that bans abortion at 15 weeks. Under Roe v....

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