Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

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...

Bridging the Gap Could Provide Valuable Experience for Students

Emma Sullivan November 5, 2021

“If you truly wish to carry on the Oberlin legacy of service and social justice, then you need to run to — and not away from — the noise,” said former First Lady Michelle Obama in her 2015...

Comic: Shhh, Go Back to Sleep

Comic: Shhh, Go Back to Sleep

Holly Yelton, Illustrator November 5, 2021

We Must Take Action to Protect AVI Workers

Gabe Stefanides November 5, 2021

We are failing. AVI Foodsystems is violating the rights of people working for them on campus, and we are not protecting the workers. Our collective privilege has made us blind to the hooks of capitalism...

Students Move Into Uncleaned Homes, Causing Concern

Ava Miller, Columnist November 5, 2021

Torn-apart furniture, chipped paint, and 30–40 poop pellets from an unknown animal. That was the first impression College third-year Jack Povilaitis got of his Union Street house while moving...

Oberlin’s Dining Services Letting Down Students

Zach Bayfield, Columnist November 5, 2021

It’s no secret that over the past few years, the quality of Oberlin’s dining services has been consistently declining. I’m a fourth-year, and every year that I’ve been on this campus, meal...

Revitalized Campus In Critical Moment for College Traditions

For the first time since March 2020, the full student body is on campus. For those of us who were at Oberlin during the past three semesters, when campus was "de-densified," this can feel both overwhelming...

Racism and Assault Allegations: Ugly Side of Oberlin Yik Yak

Racism and Assault Allegations: Ugly Side of Oberlin Yik Yak

Kayla Kim, Production Editor October 29, 2021

Editor's note: This article discusses anti-Black racism and sexual assault. As a first-year at Oberlin, I've learned that there are a lot of things that aren't explained at Orientation. I've learned where...

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