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The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Comic: Food, Glorious Food

Comic: Food, Glorious Food

Danny Valero, Illustrator April 7, 2021

A Monument Neglected: Examining the History of Coeducation Centennial Memorial Gateway

Walter Thomas-Patterson, Senior Staff Writer April 7, 2021

As part of a project for my first-year seminar last semester, I had the chance to learn about Oberlin’s many historical monuments — part of the rich history that reflects Oberlin’s groundbreaking...

Testimonies on Being Asian in Oberlin

Amber Ginmi Scherer April 7, 2021

In the aftermath of the Atlanta spa shootings, social media has been inundated with the words #StopAsianHate. I was in a state of shock. I had never seen something so horrific happen to Asian Americans...

Amid Outsourcing and Austerity Measures, Oberlin’s Endowment Booms

The administration and trustees claim that Oberlin College's endowment increased by approximately $63 million between June and November 2020, topping $1 billion for the first time in Oberlin’s history....

Comic: April Fools

Comic: April Fools

Clair Wang, Illustrator April 2, 2021

In Pursuit of Black Joy

Reginald Goudeau, Columnist April 2, 2021

I planned on writing this piece weeks ago, but my pursuit of “Black Joy” came to a halt after the now-infamous Conservatory flyer incident. Since then, however, I’ve been trying to actively preserve...

On-Campus Only Summer Limits Student Flexibility

Editorial Board March 24, 2021

At the beginning of March, students who enrolled in the upcoming summer semester received an email from the Academic Advising Resource Center and the Office of the Registrar stating that, while students...

History of Asian Stereotypes Sheds Light on Recent Violence

Shelley Lee, Professor of History and Chair of Comparative American Studies March 19, 2021

The recent surge in attacks on Asians in America, including the tragic killing of eight people — mostly Asian women — in Atlanta this week signals that we are in dangerous and alarming times. Against...

Be Patient With Us: Reflections on a Rocky Return to Oberlin

Ella Moxley and Gigi Ewing March 19, 2021

For most of the 10 months we were at home, we thought about our plans for the first weekend of school — we would take walks with friends, finally get a London Fog at Slow Train Cafe, and settle into...

Khalid and Zoë Advise Everything: Early Graduation or Post-COVID Celebration?

Khalid McCalla and Zoë Martin del Campo March 19, 2021

Paige says, “I’m a [third-year] who will only have one required class left to take after the summer semester, meaning I have the possibility of graduating early. This would save me some money big time,...

Update on Student Senate’s Racial Justice Work After Conservatory Backlash

Reginald Goudeau, Columnist March 17, 2021

By now, most people have heard about the recent backlash the Conservatory received for its planned “Celebration of Black Artistry.” Many students and faculty chimed in on the situation, including myself,...

Comic: A Fresh Start

Comic: A Fresh Start

Clair Wang, Illustrator March 12, 2021

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