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The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Oberlin City Hall is on South Main Street.

Students Should Consider Local Community When Voting

Maia Hochheiser September 29, 2023

Walking around Oberlin in early fall, there is one thing you are bound to see eventually — a voter registration stand. These are often run by people living in the town, with the goal of getting Oberlin...

Oberlin’s Sustainable Infrastructure Program is set to be finished in 2025.

Sustainable Infrastructure Program Has Changed our Perception of Environmentalism

Walter Thomas-Patterson, Conservatory Editor September 29, 2023

As the Sustainable Infrastructure Program approaches its final year in 2025, I’ve been thinking about Oberlin’s environmental mission. The SIP is a sprawling earthwork project systematically reshaping...

Recognizing Survivors’ Stories is Important

Avery Russell September 29, 2023

Editor’s Note: This article contains mention of sexual harm. Rape culture: it’s a concept most of us have heard of and know is present in our society, but we prefer not to acknowledge it. Sexual violence...

Oberlin’s New Ranking Shouldn’t Define Students’ Education

James Foster, Sports Editor September 22, 2023

When I first committed to Oberlin, I felt an overwhelming sense of pride. I knew I was fortunate enough to be attending not only one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country, but also a school that...

Oberlin Needs to Improve Economic Diversity

Editorial Board September 22, 2023

In a recent article from the Education Issue of The New York Times Magazine, “The Top U.S. Colleges With the Greatest Economic Diversity,” Oberlin College places second to last on the College Access...

Gen Z isn’t Soley Responsible for Generational Struggles

Hanna Alwine, Opinions Editor September 22, 2023

For much of my adolescence, I wholeheartedly believed that I could save the world. You could call it a misguided savior complex or some sort of larger misunderstanding of how slowly bureaucratic wheels...

Construction on Woodland Street.

Oberlin College Shouldn’t Encourage Car Culture

Walter Moak, Letters to Editor September 22, 2023

Last week, the Review reported on the construction of Oberlin’s new residence hall on Woodland Street. (“Construction Begins on Woodland Street; Off-Campus Housing to be Phased Out,” The Oberlin...

It’s Okay if College Feels Like Work

Cecily Miles, Columnist September 22, 2023

A recent op-ed in The New York Times asserts that college is not a job. The confusion from college students about their relationship with education and labor stems from the view of college as a means to...

Oberlin’s Pell Grant Ranking Merits Concern

Steven Volk, Letters to Editors September 22, 2023

As someone who has a deep affection for Oberlin, having taught here for more than 30 years, I find it profoundly disheartening to read the many negative articles about the College that have recently appeared...

Affordable Housing Inaccessible in Oberlin

Ray English, Letters to Editors September 22, 2023

It was good to read the Review’s Sept. 15 editorial  (“Off-Campus Housing Negatively Impacts City Community,” The Oberlin Review, Sept. 15, 2023). The editorial correctly points out that off-campus...

Arabic, MENA Studies Should be Expanded

Zachary Stout September 22, 2023

I studied Arabic for a year at Oberlin with Visiting Instructor of Arabic Mahmoud Meslat. I’d had a desire to learn Arabic for several years. Arabic hadn’t been offered at my high school, so I was...

Oberlin Review Comic 9/22/23

Oberlin Review Comic 9/22/23

Molly Chapin, Layout Manager and Illustrator September 22, 2023

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