Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

When Work-Study Doesn’t Work

Kayla Kim, Columnist November 13, 2021

Like many students at Oberlin, my financial aid hinges on my participation in the Community-Based Work-Study Program. This means I’m required to get a job so I can pay for part of my tuition with that...

27 COVID-19 Cases Indicates Insufficient Mitigation Strategy

From the beginning of the pandemic, we've been impressed with the swiftness of the College's COVID-19 response, the comprehensiveness of its layered health strategy, and the innovation it brought to safely...

We Must Uplift Iranian Student Voices

Ava Miller, Columnist November 12, 2021

As an Iranian-American, I've lived my life between two worlds. My mom's family is from Iran and speaks Farsi. My dad's family is from a conservative town in rural northern Illinois. Living in an Irish-Catholic...

Dear President Ambar, Engage With Families of Iran’s Victims

Azadeh Pourzand, OC '07 November 12, 2021

My name is Azadeh Pourzand, OC '07. When I started at Oberlin College as a first-year in 2003, I was a new immigrant to the United States, having essentially fled my beloved birthplace, Iran. Given that...

Oberlin Students Fail to Show Up for Local Elections

Oberlin Students Fail to Show Up for Local Elections

Emma Benardete, Contributing Opinions Editor November 12, 2021

"Where Was Voter Turnout Lowest? Oberlin College," reads a Chronicle-Telegram headline from Friday, Nov. 5. For the first time since 2011, Oberlin precincts 7 and 8, which encompass the vast majority of...

Mahallati Editorial Needs Context

John Elder, OC '53 November 12, 2021

I cannot help but be deeply sympathetic with the participants in the Nov. 2 protest — against Professor of Religion and Nancy Schrom Dye Chair in Middle East and North African Studies Mohammad Jafar...

Comic:  DeCafé  Standoff

Comic: DeCafé Standoff

November 12, 2021

Evidence Against Mahallati Irrefutable

Since Oct. 9, 2020, the Review has published seven articles addressing allegations against Professor of Religion and Nancy Schrom Dye Chair in Middle East and North African Studies Mohammad Jafar...

College Doesn’t Value Student Feedback

Reginald Goudeau, Columnist November 5, 2021

I feel like a broken record when discussing mental health at Oberlin. But then again, each week, there are always new things that have gone wrong. While I believe that the school values feedback...

Bridging the Gap Could Provide Valuable Experience for Students

Emma Sullivan November 5, 2021

“If you truly wish to carry on the Oberlin legacy of service and social justice, then you need to run to — and not away from — the noise,” said former First Lady Michelle Obama in her 2015...

Comic: Shhh, Go Back to Sleep

Comic: Shhh, Go Back to Sleep

Holly Yelton, Illustrator November 5, 2021

We Must Take Action to Protect AVI Workers

Gabe Stefanides November 5, 2021

We are failing. AVI Foodsystems is violating the rights of people working for them on campus, and we are not protecting the workers. Our collective privilege has made us blind to the hooks of capitalism...

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