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The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

College’s Financial Struggles Exacerbated By Lack of Alumni Donations

Emma Benardete, Opinions Editor December 17, 2021

Over the course of this semester, I have been privy to a fair amount of discourse surrounding Oberlin’s financial situation. Specifically, I have heard students criticize the way the College...

“Uncensored” Unofficial Oberlin Facebook Group Incites Bullying, Censorship

On Sept. 21, 2018, The Oberlin Review published a piece called “Alumni Claim Censorship on Facebook.” The article discussed the formation of an alternative Facebook group, the Uncensored Unofficial...

Dear Moderates: Young Progressives Are Not The Scapegoats You’re Looking For

Emily Vaughan December 17, 2021

As a whole, the Democratic Party is in quite the precarious position at the moment. The Supreme Court is controlled by conservatives, we are hanging onto the Senate by a thread, and our majority...

College Should Not Alter Maya Lin’s Sustainable Landscape Project

Paul Safyan, OC ’68 December 17, 2021

The Review’s article (“College Alters Maya Lin’s Vision for Post-Fossil Fuel Landscape,” The Oberlin Review, Nov. 12, 2021) indicates that the College and Conservatory say that alterations...

Arredondo Interview Harmful, Offensive

Sam Beesley December 17, 2021

The interview published two weeks ago, (“Off the Cuff with David Arredondo, Oberlin Admissions Director to Lorain County Republican Chairman,” The Oberlin Review, Dec. 3, 2021), with Lorain...

No, Moderate Candidates Are Not Worth Our Time

Sam Beesley December 17, 2021

The Review’s Contributing Opinions Editor wrote a piece last week in support of moderate candidates in U.S. politics, titled “Moderate Candidates Are Worth Our Time.” In the article, the author describes...

Comic: The Elusive Albino Squirrel

Comic: The Elusive Albino Squirrel

Clair Wang, Illustrator December 10, 2021

Expected Overturn of Roe v. Wade Undermines Basic Human Rights

On Wednesday, Dec. 1, the Supreme Court finished hearing oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization case, involving a Mississippi law that bans abortion at 15 weeks. Under Roe v....

Moderate Candidates Are Worth Our Time

Emma Benardete, Opinions Editor December 10, 2021

Until recently, the use of the word "liberal" in a negative sense was monopolized by conservatives. It was used to demean and mock what they viewed as the kind of politics that made everyone oversensitive...

Concerts Need to Be Better for Students of Color

Kayla Kim, Production Editor December 10, 2021

After a tumultuous few semesters, concerts and other staple events of campus life are back in full-swing. Unfortunately, not everyone feels welcome at these events, and once again, Black students and students...

No Easy Solutions For Subtle Racism

Keagan Tan December 10, 2021

I’m standing in line outside the Cat in the Cream in the November cold. Sammy Rae & The Friends are about to perform. The band’s music is a beautiful jazz-pop-rock fusion with tinges of...

It’s Time to Reevaluate Traditional Pedagogy

Zach Bayfield, Columnist December 10, 2021

Picture this: you’re sitting in a King Building classroom on a dreary Thursday afternoon. Your professor has finally graded everyone’s midterms and leaves them on his desk for the class to...

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