Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Protesting Anti-Democratic Developments in Russia

Abigail Keller April 30, 2021

As you read through this, you are probably stressing over an essay due tomorrow or planning your next steps after graduation. I’m about to graduate from the Biochemistry department and am applying to...

A Different Approach to a New Semester

Reginald Goudeau, Columnist April 30, 2021

Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting on my column and advocacy from the spring semester. In preparation for this last piece before the summer, I wanted to look through my catalog and see what’s...

Oberlin Administration Makes Empty Promises to Increase Faculty Compensation

Kirk Ormand, Nathan A Greenberg Professor of Classics April 30, 2021

In last week’s edition of the Review, Chair of the Board of Trustees T. Chris Canavan, OC ’84, is quoted as saying, “The board — and I know that [President Carmen Twillie Ambar] shares this view...

Choose Respecting The Dead

Elizabeth Hawk April 30, 2021

Editor’s note: This article is part of a larger conversation about an incident involving the Tappan Square rocks which began with Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Comparative American Studies...

Respond to Grief with Patience

Aniella Day April 30, 2021

Editor’s note: This article is part of a larger conversation about an incident involving the Tappan Square rocks which began with Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Comparative American Studies...

College Lacks Sufficient Dining Options, Support During Ramadan

Loubna El Idrissi April 30, 2021

As a Muslim international Moroccan student, I have struggled with the label of Arab Muslim Middle Eastern woman and with making people believe I have as much agency over my actions and body as white women....

Comic: Feta Frenzy

Comic: Feta Frenzy

Danny Valero, Illustrator April 28, 2021

Signs like this have been posted in AVI workspaces, warning dining workers against time theft.

‘Time Theft’ Signs in AVI Workspaces Represent Capitalist Wage Theft

Carolina Johnson April 28, 2021

A few weeks ago, I noticed that a laminated note had been stuck to the wall by the phones that AVI Foodsystems’ employees use to clock in and out. There was a note by each and every phone across campus....

On Community, Collective Trauma, and Healing

Meredith Gadsby, Associate Professor, Department of Africana Studies and Comparative American Studies April 28, 2021

This has been one of the most difficult years that many of us have ever experienced, for many reasons: pandemic mitigation measures, illness and death due to COVID-19, ongoing violence against and murder...

Tappan Square Rocks Are Timeless, Their Messages are Fleeting

Zeb Page, Associate Professor of Geology and Chair of Geology April 28, 2021

A young life lost is a tragedy for all, keenly felt by friends who have to keep moving through a world in which their classmate is strangely, shockingly missing. The need to memorialize those we have lost...

Oberlin Overhauls Career Readiness Through Peer Mentorship, DEI Framework

Editorial Board April 23, 2021

A significant consideration when students commit to any college is how that institution can serve as a stepping stone to a successful future. At Oberlin, the primary bridge to full adulthood is an office...

searching 4 milk & honey when america has run dry & the police want u dead

Vera Grace Menafee April 23, 2021

Editor’s note: This article contains descriptions of racial violence. “there will be no pictures of pigs shooting down brothers on instant replay. there will be no pictures of pigs shooting down brothers...

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