Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Review Reflects on Truth, Facts in Journalism

Editorial Board February 23, 2024

The Oberlin Review, more than anything, is dedicated to publishing information and ideas that are relevant, accessible, and most importantly, factual. We are a newspaper — we seek to publish the truth,...

Entrance to the Financial Aid Office.

Despite New FAFSA, College Must Factor Siblings into Aid

Selena Frantz, Columnist February 23, 2024

Over the past two years, the start of my winters have been marked not by snow or low temperatures, but rather by a new signifier: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form. Every October through...

Vote “No” on Issue Nine in Oberlin Primaries

Kevin Weidenbaum February 23, 2024

For those of you planning to vote in Oberlin in the primary election in March, be aware that the Oberlin City Council has put seven charter amendments on the ballot. While it would be reasonable if you...

A Letter Regarding Israel-Palestine

Richard Sherman February 23, 2024

Pelham Curtis, Maya Miller, Jonas Nelson, and Olivia Wohlgemuth should study the controlling international law concerning Israel: Article 80 of the United Nations Charter, an international treaty that...

A full parking lot in one of Oberlin’s student parking locations.

Have a Car at Oberlin? Good Luck Finding Parking

Ariel Papas, Columnist February 23, 2024

One of the most important things about Oberlin is how environmentally conscious it is, as demonstrated by its goal of carbon neutrality by 2025 and the walkable campus. These two aspects reflect the College’s...

Oberlin Review Comic 2/23/2024

Oberlin Review Comic 2/23/2024

Molly Chapin, Layout Manager and Illustrator February 23, 2024

Scensibles dispensers are found in many restrooms.

Scensibles Bags Not So Sensible

Celeste Wicks, Columnist February 16, 2024

Most people who menstruate are familiar with the small metal waste receptacles attached to stall walls in most public restrooms in America. Until coming to Oberlin, I took for granted the convenience and...


February 16, 2024

In “Indifference to Palestine Exposes False Progressiveness at Oberlin” The Oberlin Review, Feb. 9, 2024 by Zane Badawi, the article includes a quote by Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant stating,...

Review Article on Israel-Gaza War Contains Numerous Misrepresentations

Karen Bekker February 16, 2024

Editor’s Note: This article contains discussion of sexual harm. In his Feb. 9 article in the Review, Zane Badawi laments what he sees as President Carmen Twillie Ambar’s failure to condemn “genocide”...

Barred From Old Barrows: Exclusivity in Housing

Rory Gielty, Opinions Editor February 16, 2024

Housing is one of the most daunting tasks for incoming college students. However, for transgender students, this anxiety could escalate to a safety concern or cause discomfort on a uniquely intimate level....

Audre Lorde.

Alumni Statement to the President

February 16, 2024

Dear President Carmen Twillie Ambar and Board of Trustees,  Audre Lorde advised the Oberlin College 1989 graduating class in her commencement address: “We are citizens of the most powerful country...

On Lethal Injection in Ohio

LJ Katch February 16, 2024

At a press conference Jan. 30, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and State Representatives Phil Plummer and Brian Stewart, all Republican, introduced a bill that would make nitrogen gas a legal form of execution....

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