Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Comic: The Longest Week

Comic: The Longest Week

Holly Yelton, Illustrator September 16, 2022

BeReal Can’t Save Social Media

Hanna Alwine September 16, 2022

I am trying to break my habit of checking Instagram every morning. I know I do it not because I want to know what has changed between 1 and 7 a.m., but because my morning scroll has become a ritual. There...

Discrepancies in Quality Between First-Year Dorms Need to be Addressed

Sahil Novetzke, Columnist September 16, 2022

It’s no secret that there is a large discrepancy in the quality of different first-year dorms at Oberlin. While some have air conditioning, several lounges, and pool tables, others have hot, sticky rooms,...

Shift to Bon Secours Mercy Health Contradicts Oberlin’s Values

Editorial Board September 9, 2022

Two days before the majority of students returned to campus, President Carmen Twillie Ambar announced that Harness Health Partners had decided not to provide a number of essential reproductive health and...

College COVID-19 Policies Compromise First-Year Experience

Henry Larson, Columnist September 9, 2022

These past two and a half years of COVID-19 have made approaching  health exceedingly challenging. In communities like Oberlin, where most students work, eat, and live together full time, this is especially...

ResEd Dismisses Requests to Revive Third World House

Lanie Cheatham September 9, 2022

The Third World Program House, located in Price House on South campus, has a rich and important history at Oberlin College. It was established in 1973 upon the principles of Third World Internationalism...

Oberlin Must Publicly Divest from Fossil Fuels

On May 20 of this year, the Oberlin Fossil Fuel Divestment Working Group sent a call to Oberlin officials to join the College’s commitment to campus-wide carbon neutrality by 2025 with a public pledge...

Housing Shortage Indicative of Larger Problems at Oberlin

Zoey Birdsong, Columnist September 9, 2022

This fall, Oberlin welcomes its largest first-year class on record for the second year in a row. Many departments, such as Campus Dining Services and the Office of the Registrar, are figuring out how to...

East Asian Studies Program Needs Reform

Kayla Kim, Contributing Sports Editor May 20, 2022

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is underway, and I’ve taken some time to reflect on what it means to be Asian-American at Oberlin. There have been some wonderful events on campus,...

Looking Back at Oberlin Students’ Campus Activism One Year Later

Julian Mitchell-Israel, OC '21 May 20, 2022

It has been almost one year since I graduated from Oberlin. The Memorial Arch in Tappan Square still looms in my mind, as do the words of many of my professors. The Oberlin mindset of aspirational compassion...

Failure to Release Title IX Survey Results Silences Survivors

Catherine Lee May 20, 2022

An article titled “Oberlin Completes 2022 Campus Climate Survey” published in the Review on April 22 reports on the recent completion of Oberlin’s fourth Higher Education Data Sharing Sexual Assault...

Reflections From a Mildly Terrified First-Year

Emma Benardete, Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2022

When we think about the end of the year, we often think about the graduating seniors. We think about how they will have their last class, last exam, last party, last walk in Tappan Square, and last DeCafé...

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