Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Investment in Tenure-Track Professors Should Extend to Current Faculty

Cecily Miles, Columnist November 3, 2023

Oberlin’s faculty has been characterized recently by an increasing proportion of visiting, part-time, and adjunct professors that mimics nationwide trends in higher education. However, 25 tenure-track...

Call for Cohesion Amid War in Israel–Palestine

Zane Badawi and Shlomo Elkan November 3, 2023

Director of Chabad at Oberlin Rabbi Shlomo Elkan and I met for the first time Wednesday, Oct. 25, less than a week ago at the time of writing. We had spoken in passing a few times before, usually in the...

Students walk out of classes Oct. 25.

Compassion Essential in Oberlin Response to Israel–Palestine

Andy Roshal November 3, 2023

I’m not writing this in an attempt to propose a perfect solution that will put an end to the violent tragedies unfolding in the Middle East. That is outside my knowledge, my abilities, and my capacity....

Editorial Cartoon

Oberlin Review Comic 11/3/2023

Molly Chapin, Layout Manager and Illustrator November 3, 2023

Instead of Parking Lots, Better Resource Sharing

Aliza Weidenbaum October 27, 2023

Lest you think that I have a one-way view — since the Review mistitled my letter last month responding to Walter Moak’s call against parking lots and car culture — here are some points in the other...

Supporting Palestine is Choosing Life

Dean Grosbard, Letters to Editors October 27, 2023

My name is Dean Grosbard. I am an Oberlin alum and graduated in 2017. I’m writing regarding Zane Badawi’s article (“Palestine Needs Oberlin’s Jewish Voices,” The Oberlin Review, Sept. 29, 2023)....

Vote English for City Council

Kevin J. Weidenbaum, Letters to Editor October 27, 2023

At this election, those of you who vote in Oberlin will have the opportunity to reelect an outstanding City Council member. I write of Ray English, Azariah Smith Root director of libraries emeritus, who...

Do You Read the News? Why or Why Not?

Hanna Alwine and Ella Powell October 27, 2023

This article has been edited for length and clarity. Kate Gale, College third-year: I do. Because I think it is kind of — the first word that popped up in my head was it’s my duty. I like to know...

Vote New, Waltzer, and Lopez

Charles F. Peterson, Letters to Editors October 27, 2023

A healthy democratic body depends on breathing fresh air. I am writing this letter in support of the new currents vying to fill the lungs of Oberlin City Council. I write in support of the candidacies...

New lockers were installed in the Conservatory over the summer.

Renovations Representative of Institutional Decline

Johannes Schnauber October 27, 2023

In spring of this year, I went on a trip to Crocker Park sponsored by the Oberlin Program Board. When I got there, I remember being struck with a feeling of eeriness. Here was a dense urban space, but...

Oberlin Students Should Read News

Avery Russell, Columnist October 27, 2023

I grew up in a household where The New York Times was read every Sunday and family dinners mostly consisted of conversations on the mayoral race, recent worldwide injustices, or an interesting op-ed. Having...

Oberlin Review Comic 10/27/23

Oberlin Review Comic 10/27/23

Molly Chapin, Layout Manager and Illustrator October 27, 2023

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