Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Pennsylvania’s Elections Matter — Yes, Even in Oberlin

Emily Vaughan December 3, 2021

A few weeks ago I was sitting in my co-op's dining room talking with two other students from Pennsylvania. I asked them what they thought about John Fetterman, the current lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania...

Evidence Suggests It’s Not Time to Panic About COVID-19 on Campus

Malcom Seymour-Jones December 3, 2021

On Nov. 12, a Review front-page story titled "Uptick in COVID-19 Cases Prompts Student Frustration" cited student concerns about an increase in COVID-19 cases, while the editorial "27 COVID-19 Cases Indicates...

Regaining Inspiration to Make Music

Reginald Goudeau, Columnist December 3, 2021

For the longest time, I've struggled to create and release music consistently. This pattern is not due to me losing interest in rapping. If anything, I've only grown to respect the art form more as I've...

When Work-Study Doesn’t Work

Kayla Kim, Production Editor November 13, 2021

Like many students at Oberlin, my financial aid hinges on my participation in the Community-Based Work-Study Program. This means I’m required to get a job so I can pay for part of my tuition with that...

27 COVID-19 Cases Indicates Insufficient Mitigation Strategy

From the beginning of the pandemic, we've been impressed with the swiftness of the College's COVID-19 response, the comprehensiveness of its layered health strategy, and the innovation it brought to safely...

We Must Uplift Iranian Student Voices

Ava Miller, Columnist November 12, 2021

As an Iranian-American, I've lived my life between two worlds. My mom's family is from Iran and speaks Farsi. My dad's family is from a conservative town in rural northern Illinois. Living in an Irish-Catholic...

Dear President Ambar, Engage With Families of Iran’s Victims

Azadeh Pourzand, OC '07 November 12, 2021

My name is Azadeh Pourzand, OC '07. When I started at Oberlin College as a first-year in 2003, I was a new immigrant to the United States, having essentially fled my beloved birthplace, Iran. Given that...

Oberlin Students Fail to Show Up for Local Elections

Oberlin Students Fail to Show Up for Local Elections

Emma Benardete, Opinions Editor November 12, 2021

"Where Was Voter Turnout Lowest? Oberlin College," reads a Chronicle-Telegram headline from Friday, Nov. 5. For the first time since 2011, Oberlin precincts 7 and 8, which encompass the vast majority of...

Mahallati Editorial Needs Context

John Elder, OC '53 November 12, 2021

I cannot help but be deeply sympathetic with the participants in the Nov. 2 protest — against Professor of Religion and Nancy Schrom Dye Chair in Middle East and North African Studies Mohammad Jafar...

Comic:  DeCafé  Standoff

Comic: DeCafé Standoff

November 12, 2021

Evidence Against Mahallati Irrefutable

Since Oct. 9, 2020, the Review has published seven articles addressing allegations against Professor of Religion and Nancy Schrom Dye Chair in Middle East and North African Studies Mohammad Jafar...

College Doesn’t Value Student Feedback

Reginald Goudeau, Columnist November 5, 2021

I feel like a broken record when discussing mental health at Oberlin. But then again, each week, there are always new things that have gone wrong. While I believe that the school values feedback...

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