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The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Keep Green Acres Green

Dominique H. Vasseur April 19, 2024

To the Editors: Regarding the City’s plans for development of the Green Acres area east of town, not all residents are pleased with the idea. In fact, I know quite a few residents are actually against...

Study away is a staple program at Oberlin.

Office of Study Away Should Offer More Tailored Guidance, Opportunities

Ariel Papas, Columnist April 19, 2024

When thinking about studying abroad, millions of thoughts pop up all at once. From where, to when, to how, to why — these questions become seriously overwhelming sometimes. When looking into the process...

College’s Response to Norovirus Has Room for Improvement

Celeste Wicks, Columnist April 19, 2024

The Norovirus outbreak that battered Oberlin earlier this semester is nearly over. Congratulations team, and a special shout-out to everyone who got sick and survived; you’re troopers. But this semester,...

Tappan Square in the fall.

Support, Don’t Judge Others’ Postgrad Plans

Lucy Curtis, Arts & Culture Editor April 5, 2024

A couple of weeks ago, I met up with a friend who I hadn’t seen in a while for dinner. We exchanged pleasantries, chatted about life, and of course, because we are both second-semester seniors, the big...

Chips are one of many snack options in DeCafé

GoYeo Meal Plan Harms Student Health

Kai Jenkins-Mui April 5, 2024

On Thursday, Dec. 23, 2023, the last day of my first semester at Oberlin, I walked into DeCafé and bought four packs of peanut M&M’s, two cans of Red Bull, and a bag of kettle corn. This was not...

Oberlin Review Comic 4/5/2024

Oberlin Review Comic 4/5/2024

Molly Chapin, Layout Manager and Illustrator April 5, 2024

Student Expresses Queer-Palestinian Solidarity, Rejects Pinkwashing

Pelham Curtis April 5, 2024

Like many things that I have seen, heard, and read about from the past six months — and 76 years — of genocide, the statement from Palestinian activist and poet Yaffa that every queer Palestinian they...

Students Should Consider South Hall Residency Next Semester

Celeste Wicks, Columnist April 5, 2024

I was on a walk one night last spring when I stopped in my tracks in front of South Hall. I gazed up at that public-library-looking-ass building, and it dawned on me: I would live here one day.  Don’t...

Nicaragua’s Proceedings Against Germany Transforms Human Rights

Avery Russell, Columnist April 5, 2024

On March 1, Nicaragua instituted proceedings before the International Court of Justice, alleging that Germany violated international law by funding Israel and defunding the United Nations Relief and Works...

Oberlin Needs National Security Concentration

Zachary Stout April 5, 2024

Oberlin College and the Politics Department should consider adding a National Security concentration. An International Affairs concentration, Journalism concentration, and a Business concentration have...

Students walk around on campus.

Ivy Leagues’ Mandatory Standardized Testing Policies Classist

Ariel Papas, Columnist March 15, 2024

  What comes to mind first when hearing “Ivy League school” are the following words: pretentious, expensive, and exclusive. In the United States, very few undergraduates can say that they went...

Editorial Board Stresses Communication from Administration to Students

Editorial Board March 15, 2024

Last week, students and staff began to notice an odor in Wilder Hall, the College’s Student Union and the home of dining establishments like the Rathskeller and DeCafé. Each floor, which usually bustles...

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