Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Waning of Liberal Arts Indicative of Shifts in Higher Education

Sahil Novetzke, Columnist April 14, 2023

On April 2, The New York Times published an opinion piece by Bret C. Devereaux, a teaching assistant professor at North Carolina State University, titled “Colleges Should Be More Than Just Vocational...

The Office of Spirituality and Dialogue.

Office of Spirituality and Dialogue New Approach to Religious Life Inadequate

Elliot Diaz April 14, 2023

One skill I have gained from a liberal arts education is the ability to identify generalizations that obscure more complex realities. On March 3, The Oberlin Review published an article about the changes...

Visitors Should Treat Ohio Natural Beauty, History With Respect

Sionainn Rudek April 14, 2023

Before I came to Oberlin for college, my mother made a point to remind me of our deep roots in the state of Ohio. She was born in Hillsboro, a small town in the southern region of the state. Her maternal...

Oberlin College Should Follow Proposed Standards For Alumni Salary Disclosure

Selena Frantz, Columnist April 7, 2023

As the 2023 college admissions cycle continues, many high school seniors are making a stressful yet exciting choice: where to spend the next four years of their lives. In an attempt to increase yield,...

What Would You Tell Prospective Students About Oberlin?

Emily Vaughan and Hanna Alwine April 7, 2023

Responses have been edited for length and clarity. Abhisri Nath, College fourth-year  I feel that as a student, you can really find your niche in the Oberlin community and in college because you can...

Dependence on Visiting Professors Contributes to Unstable Academic Environment

Editorial Board April 7, 2023

For several budgetary and administrative reasons, institutions of higher education are rapidly shifting toward higher percentages of visiting assistant professors as opposed to tenure-track positions....

Students Should Participate in Improving Campus Mental Health Services

Josie Rosman April 7, 2023

Last semester, I had many conversations with my friends about times they were failed by the mental health support services here at Oberlin. I knew friends who had been unable to make appointments in the...

Continued Gun Violence Affects Generations of Americans

Emily Vaughan and Hanna Alwine April 7, 2023

On March 30, thousands of Tennessee students walked out of school and marched to the State Capitol building in response to a mass shooting at the Covenant School, which tragically claimed the lives of...

COMIC: Construction Blocks Students

COMIC: Construction Blocks Students

Molly Chapin, Layout Editor April 7, 2023

Inconsistency in Dining Services Causes Harm to Students

Nikki Keating, News Editor April 7, 2023

Editor’s note: This article contains descriptions of disordered eating behaviors.  My day goes like this: I wake up and go to class before going through the numerous activities, jobs, and social events...

New Ohio Senate Bill Restricts Curriculum Diversity in Higher Education Institutions

Emily Alletzhauser  March 31, 2023

Republican-led state congresses around the country have been introducing extremist pieces of legislation. Many, such as Florida’s famous “Don’t Say Gay” bill, aim to censor public education. This...

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