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The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Comic: The Final Email

Comic: The Final Email

Holly Yelton, Illustrator March 4, 2022

Characters, Kat and Maddy, clap at the height of the Our Life play during Euphoria Season 2

Euphoria Still Has an Oversexualization Problem

Angel Aduwo, Opinions Editor March 4, 2022

Last Sunday marked the release of the season two finale of HBO’s hit coming-of-age drama Euphoria. The show has sparked conversation and controversy as it focuses on the twists and turns, heartbreak,...

Obies Should Explore Ohio

Emma Benardete, Opinions Editor March 4, 2022

When my college counselor first suggested I apply to Oberlin at the end of 11th grade, I was skeptical. I had heard wonderful things about the College from older students and from my high school advisor,...

College COVID-19 Guidelines Unnecessary, Ineffective

Walter Moak February 25, 2022

Almost two years ago, the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 pandemic a “public health crisis.” However, in the time since the original outbreak, our country has significantly improved...

Debates Around Rap Music’s Validity Rooted in Racism

Debates Around Rap Music’s Validity Rooted in Racism

Angel Aduwo, Opinions Editor February 25, 2022

Earlier this month, Oberlin announced that it will be introducing a new minor in African-American Music for both College and Conservatory students. According to Professor Charles Peterson, chair of Oberlin...

Partisan Gerrymandering May Cause Primary Delays

Emma Benardete, Opinions Editor February 25, 2022

On Thursday, Feb. 17, Ohio’s bipartisan redistricting commission failed yet again to produce a set of fair maps for State House and Senate districts. After presenting two sets of legislative maps to...

Dear President Ambar: Matthew Lahey’s Appointment is Shameful

David Arnow, OC '73 February 25, 2022

Dear President Ambar, I am a 1973 Oberlin graduate, and I am now a professor of Computer and Information Science at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. I have been on the faculty there...

Comic: The Online/Offline Dilemma

Comic: The Online/Offline Dilemma

Clair Wang, Illustrator February 25, 2022

Oberlin Faculty Underappreciated, Underpaid

No one comes to Oberlin for the frigid and dull Ohio winters. No one comes to dine in Stevenson Dining Hall or to live in luxury in Barrows Hall. Instead, most students come to Oberlin because they’re...

Oberlin Omicron Surge Was Predictable and Avoidable

Gigi Ewing, Managing Editor January 14, 2022

On Monday, Dec. 20, the College reported roughly 50 new COVID-19 cases within a 24-hour period, marking what was by far the biggest overnight leap in cases for the College since the start of the pandemic....

Delivering Food to Isolating Students Should Be Paid Work

Emma Benardete, Opinions Editor January 14, 2022

The Jan. 5 issue of the Campus Digest included a solicitation from the Office of the Dean of Students asking faculty and staff volunteers to deliver food to students who were isolating after testing positive...

Winter Break Quarantine Made Worse by College’s Negligence

Reginald Goudeau, Columnist January 14, 2022

I really thought my semester would end better this time. Until recently, life was going relatively well for me. AtGN was a great show to work on and got pretty consistent praise from those who saw it....

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