Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

To The Editors Regarding Palestine

Elliott Fineman March 15, 2024

Paul Van Doorn’s recent statement (“Statement on Israel-Palestine at Oberlin,” The Oberlin Review, Feb. 9, 2024) opens with the complaint that “students have lost their ability to use reason and...

A Note to Oberlin Voters on Issue 10 City Charter

Aliza Weidenbaum March 15, 2024

To Oberlin voters: When a disaster or infectious disease hits, rules get broken. We don’t need to change the Oberlin City Charter to acknowledge that. If the Charter is to speak to communications...

Oberlin Review Comic 3/15/2024

Oberlin Review Comic 3/15/2024

Molly Chapin, Layout Manager and Illustrator March 15, 2024

Statement on Gaza

March 15, 2024

Oberlin Community Peace Builders, as an organization committed to seeking nonviolent solutions to conflicts, whether interpersonal or international, urges all parties involved, directly or indirectly,...

Asbestos Exposure May Concern Ohio Veterans Even Today

Christina Johnson March 15, 2024

During the 20th century, asbestos use was prevalent in the U.S. military, as the World War II war effort demanded large amounts of materials for military equipment production. Asbestos was abundant in...

Voting “No” on Nine

Ray English March 15, 2024

As both a voter and a member of Oberlin City Council, I urge Oberlin residents to vote March 19 for all of the proposed City of Oberlin charter amendments, except for Issue 9. Issues 10–15 would, if...

Review Fact Checking on Israel – Palestine Conflict Raises Concern

Karen Bekker March 15, 2024

On Feb. 23, The Oberlin Review Editorial Board wrote of its editorial process that, “each article is fact-checked rigorously by our production editors.” I can confirm that, in my dealing with the board,...

Students walk out in solidarity  with Palestine.

Lasting Attention Important for Palestinian Liberation

Pelham Curtis March 15, 2024

  Sunday, March 10, was the 94th annual Academy Awards, a day for Hollywood and all of its biggest stars to show off their glitz and glamour and for everyone else to ogle and watch with bated breath...

Hunger Strike Saves a Gazan Obie’s Family of Five from Rafah Warzone

Indigo Stephens March 8, 2024

Editor’s Note: This article contains discussions of suicide.  Before March 2, I was extremely depressed, even suicidal, about the lack of collective action, and the impending doom that an Obie’s...

Oberlin Community Should Prioritize Rest as Illness Circulates

Editorial Board March 8, 2024

Two weeks ago, we published a comic detailing students battling the latest illnesses in class (The Oberlin Review Editorial Cartoon, (Feb. 23, 2024). We were met with amused responses from our peers as...


March 8, 2024

In “Shifts in Oberlin Campus Life Disorients Students”, (The Oberlin Review, Mar. 1, 2024), there is a discrepancy about the outsourcing of jobs from Oberlin dining services to AVI Foodsystems. The...

Student Contemplates Practicality, Privilege in Liberal Arts Education

Rory Gielty, Opinions Editor March 8, 2024

As an “income-eligible” student at Oberlin, I’m aware that my experiences surrounding higher education differ drastically from many of my peers. I view college as absolutely necessary and as something...

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