Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Comic: Dishes Dilemma

Comic: Dishes Dilemma

Danny Valero, Illustrator July 25, 2021

Quit Your Job

Editorial Board July 23, 2021

You should quit your job. Or at least consider it. If not your job, then maybe a club or co-curricular activity, or take that one awful class pass/no entry. Seriously — you’re probably doing a lot...

Return to Normal Endangers Lives of Disabled Students

Miranda Harris July 23, 2021

“They’re gonna breathe on me!” My mother chuckled as I wailed to her about the lifting of COVID-19 guidelines on campus. I had just finished my most successful semester at Oberlin, primarily completed...

Learning from Oberlin’s Survivors of Sexual Violence: A Reflection on Take Back the Night

Emma Hart July 2, 2021

In March 2020, I began conversations with the Nord Center and the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion about founding a student organization called Survivors of Sexual Harm & Allies. At the time,...

Comic: Thinking Outside the Box

Comic: Thinking Outside the Box

Danny Valero, Illustrator July 2, 2021

Summer Term is Extending COVID-19 Burnout

Editorial Board July 2, 2021

As the pandemic subsides across the country, most college students are home for summer break. Some are taking the opportunity to spend time with family, others are traveling or beginning in-person internships....

College Neglects Disabled Students As Mold Problem Goes Unaddressed

Zoë Luh July 2, 2021

“Oh, honey,” I hear from the other end of the phone, “your lungs are just covered in scar tissue.” I laugh and then wince as my newly fractured rib sends shooting pain up my side. It’s simultaneously...

Rising Second-Years Encounter Isolation and Academic Regression Over Long Summer Break

Walter Thomas-Patterson, Senior Staff Writer July 2, 2021

The summer break for rising second-year students is long — almost five months in fact. Stretching from the middle of May to the beginning of October, the break provides an unprecedented opportunity for...

I Did My Best to Enjoy Juneteenth, But It Was An Uphill Battle

Reginald Goudeau, Columnist July 2, 2021

As usual, I’m a prophet of sorts when predicting things going wrong at this institution. Recently, I’ve been reflecting on the first article I ever wrote for the Review, which focused on Oberlin’s...

Why Everyone Should Meet With an Executive Functioning Tutor

Sydney Rosensaft, Senior Staff Writer July 2, 2021

With the sun beaming down on Ohio’s flat landscape and in-person events ramping up, everyone wants to enjoy the summer weather to the fullest. Unfortunately for students, it’s also midterms, and we...

Club Sports Are Imperative to Community-Building, But Need More Support

Brandon Lopez Toro June 25, 2021

Club sports are an essential part of a positive college experience. They provide people with social activities, friend groups, and opportunities to take on leadership roles and acquire skills that will...

Cultivating a Healthy Social Media Diet

Desmond Hearne Morrey, Columnist June 25, 2021

I’ve spent most of my time as an Obie off social media. The platform that I used to use the most — Instagram — I now rarely touch. I’ve flirted with TikTok, Snapchat, and Reddit as well, but each...

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