The Oberlin Review

Next Dean of Students Must Continue Tradition of Student Collaboration

Editorial Board February 24, 2021

Earlier this month, President Carmen Twillie Ambar announced that Meredith Raimondo will be stepping down from her role as vice president and dean of students at the end of this semester. This sets into...

Comic: Monday Morning Vibes

Comic: Monday Morning Vibes

Danny Valero, Cartoonist February 24, 2021

Reflections on Third-Year Responses to Oberlin’s Trimester Plan

Nico Vickers, This Week Editor February 19, 2021

In my position as This Week editor, I collected and published data from fellow third-years concerning how they felt about the College’s three-semester plan. While processing the responses, I reviewed...

Off-Campus Students Face Challenges in Accessing Mental Health Services

Walter Thomas-Patterson, Columnist February 19, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the way that colleges address the mental health needs of their students — and at many schools, has left some students behind. Research from the American College...

Amid Successes, SOAR Fails to Deliver on Student Feedback

Reginald Goudeau, Columnist February 17, 2021

The Sophomore Opportunities and Academic Resources program was a series of highs and lows throughout January. I enjoyed several activities and sessions, and the team did a great job matching me with a...

Post Trump, Path to Healing America Requires Trust

Julian Mitchell-Israel, Columnist February 17, 2021

As I write this, the calendar marks almost a month since President Biden’s inauguration. The weeks seem to flicker by, and day by day Trump’s importance seems to fade. With his absence, so goes the...

A student picks up dinner at Heritage, the kosher dining hall located in Talcott Hall. The space was previously occupied by the Kosher and Halal co-op.

Kosher Halal Co-op Deserves Space on Campus

Emily Ostrom February 12, 2021

For more than 40 years, Talcott Hall has provided a home for Kosher Halal Co-op, a student-run dining cooperative that follows both Jewish and Muslim dietary laws. Membership in KHC is open to all students,...

Khalid and Zoë Advise Everything: Red Flags

Khalid McCalla and Zoë Martin del Campo February 12, 2021

Mr. Skeleton wants to know: “What are some red flags for prospective new partners (but make ’em funny)?” Shoutout to Mr. Skeleton for asking the perfect question to kick off our new column. We...

Comic: Pandemic Love

Comic: Pandemic Love

Clair Wang, Cartoonist February 12, 2021

Keep Your Valentine’s Day Feelings Private

Leon Khoury February 12, 2021

Everyone I know seems to adore Valentine’s Day. In a group chat this January, my good friends on campus spontaneously put together a Valentine’s Day get-together. All of us will sit around a porch...

Now is a Good Time to Join OSCA

Editorial Board February 10, 2021

Many of us recall flipping through glossy admissions catalogs sent from Oberlin during our senior year of high school. The catalogs boasted a school brimming with democratic environments and tight-knit...

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