The Oberlin Review

Corner Joint Promises Good Cooking, Less Value

Daniel Markus, Managing Editor

May 11, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Food, Recent Stories

There’s something just shy of presumptuousness in naming a brand new restaurant The Corner Joint — call it confidence, or maybe even swagger. “The corner joint” is a nickname that, at least in my mind, is reserved for the mom-and-pop shops, restaurants that have existed and persisted through good ...

Solarity Sunset Event Takes Over Wilder Bowl

Victoria Albacete, Production Manager and Interviews by Jude Fernandes

May 11, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Music, Recent Stories

The Science Center Atrium, Heisman Field House, North Quad, Mudd parking lot, the Root Room, Wilder Bowl, Hales Gymnasium. What do all these places have in common? They have all hosted various iterations of Solarity, the closest party Oberlin has to a rave. Originally co-sponsored by Solarity coordi...

“Infinity War” Shatters Expectations, Box Office Records, Hearts

Christian Bolles, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Recent Stories, Theater & Film

Editor’s note: This review contains major spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War. You can — and really should — catch it tonight at the Apollo Theatre instead of reading ahead. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. Over the course of the previous 18 films, Marvel charted the rise of a cast of super-po...

ResEd Decommissions 17 Village Houses

ResEd Decommissions 17 Village Houses

Sydney Allen and Lila Michaels

May 4, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

As housing selection for the 2018–19 academic year wraps up, many students have been left disappointed as Residential Education struggles to meet demand for Village Housing and private dorm rooms after decommissioning 17 Village Houses due to disrepair. The change is partially a result of Oberlin...

Student Senate Expects Further Momentum in 2018–2019

Tess Joosse, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

After a year of milestones and challenges, Oberlin Student Senate is looking forward to continued progress on a number of initiatives in the next academic year. “Senate has made many major strides forward as an organization this year,” said Eddy Tumbokon, College first-year and Student Senate C...

New Restaurant Promises Friendly Local Experience

New Restaurant Promises Friendly Local Experience

Bryan Rubin and Alex Davies

May 4, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Corner Joint has opened on East College Street as one of the newest restaurants in the area. Employing an eclectic, farm-to-fork menu, the restaurant opened its doors April 20 and has already attained a five-star rating on Facebook and Yelp. The Corner Joint is in the location formerly occupied ...

Edmonia Lewis Center for Women, Transgender People Shuts Down

Hannah Robinson, Layout Editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

After several semesters of inactivity, the Edmonia Lewis Center for Women and Transgender People has officially shut down. The building, which is in a state of disrepair, will be decommissioned this summer after the current residents of the house move out. According to the Oberlin website, the ELC is...

College Students Join McDonald’s Boycott

College Students Join McDonald’s Boycott

Roman Broszkowski, News Editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Members of Oberlin Animal Rights held a two-hour protest and posted flyers outside Oberlin’s North Main Street McDonald’s Monday to protest inhumane animal conditions and food sourcing as part of a nationwide campaign against the franchise. Although OAR’s effort was a small, three-person prote...

Security Notebook

May 4, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories, Security Report

Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:50 a.m. A staff member reported non-offensive graffiti behind the home-stand bleachers and on the press box at the Knowlton Athletics Complex. A work order was filed for removal. 2:00 p.m. A construction employee reported non-offensive graffiti on the Hall Auditorium Annex....

OTC: Mike Keith, Oberlin College Transportation Department

OTC: Mike Keith, Oberlin College Transportation Department

Jackie Brant, Opinions Editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

Mike Keith has worked at Oberlin College for the past seven years. He started out as part of the custodial staff in Dascomb Hall, and has since moved to transportation services for the College. During his time at Dascomb Hall, Keith was known for being a warm and enthusiastic member of the community...

High Schoolers Hold Gun Violence Walkout

High Schoolers Hold Gun Violence Walkout

Hannah Robinson, Layout Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Local students walked out of Oberlin High School last Friday to honor the anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting. The walkout — one of thousands across the U.S. — was also part of a continued effort to protest gun violence as a part of the national, youth-led movement that began af...

GFC, President Announce Final AAPR Steering Committee Members

Roman Broszkowski, News Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The General Faculty Council and Office of the President announced the final 32 members of the Academic and Administrative Program Review Steering Committee — which will handle the external review process with the consulting firm Stevens Strategy — by email Wednesday. The committee includes Student Senat...

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