Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Lost Items, Lost Patience

Arman Luczkow and Reginald Goudeau April 23, 2021

Before anything else, it’s important to note that initially we hadn’t planned on writing this article. We only agreed to do so to shed light on the nature of our Senate work, and because our early...

Oberlin Needs to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Stephen Lezak OC '15 April 23, 2021

Nine hundred years after its founding, the University of Oxford — the oldest university in the English-speaking world — divested from fossil fuels. In early 2020, a couple of months before the official...

Barreling Toward Revolution: The American Horseshoe on Gun Rights

Julian Mitchell-Israel April 21, 2021

Gun rights exemplifies one of the strangest aspects of American politics: the political horseshoe of the far left and far right. On at least a few notable issues — international trade, non-interventionism,...

Active Listening Workshops Key in Building Institutional Support Systems

Emma Edney April 16, 2021

Editor’s note: This article contains mentions of suicidal ideation and self harm. The Peer Support Center is launching Active Listening Skills for Obies this April — a series of online workshops...

Vote on Senate’s Bylaws Referendum

Reginald Goudeau, Columnist April 16, 2021

Student Senate has been working overtime to promote our recent Bylaws Referendum. For those who don’t know, Senate has been hard at work to reform our bylaws for several months. We made many valuable...

Comic: Caught Red-Handed

Comic: Caught Red-Handed

Clair Wang, Illustrator April 16, 2021

Removing Basic Furniture from Barrows is Security Theater

Ian Watson April 16, 2021

Barrows Hall is infamously terrible. It’s hot in the summer, inexplicably hot and cold at the same time in the winter, and the showers’ lights are literally filled with bugs. It’s the building I...

Five Months Later: Why Lorain Turned Red, and How it Could Turn Blue Again

Zach Terrillion April 16, 2021

Election Day is a distant memory for many. Despite a long, exhausting battle and an even bloodier aftermath, the Democrats took power in the legislative and executive branches. It is an optimistic outcome...

Comic: Vaccine Horoscopes

Comic: Vaccine Horoscopes

Clair Wang, Illustrator April 9, 2021

I Don’t Want to Live Off of My Writing; I Just Want to Live

Khalid McCalla, Sports Editor April 9, 2021

“What do you want to do with your life?” That may be the least appropriate question to ask a college fourth-year. Ignoring the few STEM majors who immediately throw themselves into research, the...

Recommendations for Dealing with Mid-Semester Burnout

Arman Luczkow, Opinions Editor April 9, 2021

If you were on campus in spring 2020, you undoubtedly remember that last weekend in March before students were sent home. It is hard to capture, except in scattered images — frantically rushing past...

Our Unfiltered Pitch to Prospective Obies

Editorial Board April 7, 2021

A couple of weeks ago, a cohort of creative, passionate, and bright high school seniors from all over the world opened emails from the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid notifying them that they had...

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