Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

DeSantis War Against Higher Education Will Not Stop in Florida

DeSantis’ War Against Higher Education Will Not Stop in Florida

Emma Benardete, Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2023

Last month,  Republican governor of Florida Ron DeSantis launched a mission to strip Florida’s higher education system of what his Director of Communications, Taryn Fenske, called a “political ideology...

Oberlin College banned bottled water on campus in 1999, but has since overturned its decision. Now, bottled water can be purchased at several dining locations across campus for Flex Dollars or meal swipes.

Water Bottle Debate Reveals Plastic Environmentalism

Jonah Barber February 10, 2023

Chances are you’ve seen them littered under trees, cresting over the tops of bulging trash bags, or flying in the wind across Wilder Bowl as a sort of ankle-seeking missile of rubbish. Like cigarette...

College Would Benefit from Welcoming Scholars at Risk

Ava Miller, Senior Staff Writer February 10, 2023

Due to various global crises, many international graduate students have been unable to continue their studies. Graduate students in Ukraine face displacement due to shelling and mass violence. Since the...

Mischaracterization of Intrusive Thoughts on Social Media Damages Individuals With OCD

Selena Frantz, Columnist February 10, 2023

Editors’ Note: This article contains discussion of potentially harmful OCD compulsions. One of the most popular genres of videos on social media can be described as “people doing stupid things and...

Art Rental, which will take place this Saturday, has been an Oberlin tradition since 1940.

What is your favorite Oberlin tradition?

Emily Vaughan and Hanna Alwine February 10, 2023

College first-year Anjali Blacker: I went to the Winter Fest [Walkin' in a Winter Oberlin] … where they lit the Christmas tree and there was a parade and everything. … I enjoyed it because I love...

Advancement of AI Can Complement, Compete with Human Creativity

Editorial Board February 3, 2023

ChatGPT by OpenAI, a chatbot that replicates human conversation based on a given prompt, is a game changer for creators everywhere. The currently free-to-use program employs artificial intelligence to...

Two Types of Obies

Two Types of Obies

Molly Chapin, Layout Editor February 3, 2023

Students Question Hazing on Campus in Advance of New Anti-Hazing Training

Nikki Keating, News Editor February 3, 2023

The Ohio state legislature passed the Anti-Hazing Act in October 2021. In accordance with that act, it is now mandatory for Ohio institutions to hold anti-hazing training. “Each institution shall...

Photo of Oberlins Cooper International Learning Center.

Accessible Language Software Provides Alternative to Traditional Classes

Sahil Novetzke, Columnist February 3, 2023

It may seem irrelevant, but online language-learning softwares have begun to take over, with user statistics increasing rapidly. Cision PR Newswire suggests the industry will grow to $10.5 billion by 2025....

College Should Pay Student Workers Higher Wages

Cecily Miles, Columnist February 3, 2023

Oberlin College asserts on its website that it has a “commitment to inclusion and academic excellence,” of which its financial aid policies are supposedly a reflection. These policies include student...

Arrival of Aldi has Opportunity, Drawbacks

Hanna Alwine, Opinions Editor February 3, 2023

A new semester has started at Oberlin College and with it has arrived a new addition to the Oberlin community. ALDI — with its strange deposit-based shopping carts and bulk produce — has set up shop...

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