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The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Students work in Mary Church Terrell Library.

Students Must Find Space to Sit With Difficult Feelings

Riley Finn December 8, 2023

It’s finals season. Like a row of dominoes, finals cause extreme stress, which in turn causes the sudden toppling of an entire student body’s mental health. It’s difficult to even walk across campus...

Students on their phones.

Girl Dinner, Girl Math: Liberating, Stigmatizing, or Just Fun?

Hanna Alwine, Opinions Editor December 1, 2023

If you’ve been on any short video based platform within the past couple of months — whether that is the original TikTok or one of its arguably lesser offshoots, such as Instagram Reels or YouTube Shorts...

Upcoming De-Stress Fest Aims to Manage Stress During Finals

Avery Russell, Columnist December 1, 2023

Post-Thanksgiving break, you can feel the anxiety and dread within the walls of Oberlin College. The event that we all anticipate yet hate is dawning on us: finals. Like most colleges and universities...

Parents and Alums Express Demands to Address Antisemitism on Campus

December 1, 2023

We, as parents and alumni, are writing to express our deep concern over recent incidents on Oberlin’s campus that have created a hostile climate not only toward Israel, but toward the  Jewish people...

Invisible Disabilities Should Be Treated with More Respect

Ophelia Jackson December 1, 2023

I don’t remember the first time my mom asked me to repeat myself. Even as the incidents increased over time, they were never too many to ignore. Surely we owe each other some grace, after all, in the...

Oberlin Neutrality on Israel–Palestine is Ineffective

Cecily Miles, Columnist December 1, 2023

During a student protest three weeks ago in response to Oberlin’s tepid statements of compassion and neutrality in light of the ongoing Israel–Palestine conflict and the College’s ongoing entanglement...

Miss Universe Sheynnis Palacios Exposes Central American Injustices

Marta Reyes December 1, 2023

The 72nd Miss Universe was hosted Nov. 18 in the Central American country of El Salvador. The crown came down to the final two, Miss Nicaragua and Miss Thailand. Despite all odds, Miss Nicaragua, Sheynnis...

Winter Term Rules Prohibiting Compensation Disadvantage Low-Income Students

Jyothi Rao November 17, 2023

Oberlin College’s Winter Term requirements overlook the needs of students who need to work during these weeks to pay for college. It’s no secret that Oberlin, being an elite private college, comes...

Open Letter from Oberlin’s Jewish Students

We are Jewish students writing to intervene in the discourse that has taken hold of both our global and local collective political consciousness over the last month. We are the grandchildren of survivors...

The Chronicle-Telegram faces backlash from local community members.

In the Face of Intimidation, the Work of Local Journalists Persists

Ava Miller, News Editor November 17, 2023

I can’t imagine Lorain County, or anywhere for that matter, without a newspaper. This past election cycle would not have been the same without the work of the Chronicle Telegram and The Oberlin Review....

When Oberlin Had a Kosher Pakistani Restaurant

Hassan Bin Fahim, OC ’18 November 17, 2023

As an unsuspecting international student from Pakistan, landing in Oberlin was a culture shock in more ways than one. Little did I know that my culinary journey would take an unexpected turn, leading me...

How do you feel about the length of Thanksgiving Break?

Hanna Alwine and Ella Powell November 17, 2023

The sidewalks are covered in fallen leaves, and it’s getting dark at 5 p.m.  The last few weeks of the semester are just around the bend. As Oberlin students prepare for the final break of the semester, ...

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