The Oberlin Review

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...

Security Notebook

April 27, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Security Report

Friday, April 20, 2018 3:28 p.m. A student reported the odor of marijuana coming from a room on the first floor of Barnard House. An officer attempted to contact the residents, but no one answered the door. The officer entered the room for a safety check and the odor was stronger but nothing was obs...

POC Student Groups Host Culture-Rich Banquets

POC Student Groups Host Culture-Rich Banquets

Yuxin Wang, Jude Fernandes, Birsa Chatterjee, and Victoria Albacete, Production Manager

April 27, 2018


Filed under ARTS, Food, Recent Stories

Editor’s Note: The OKSA Banquet was covered by Yuxin Wang, ASA by Birsa Chatterjee and Jude Fernandes, and SASA by Victoria Albacete. Diverse cultures shared the spotlight last weekend as the Oberlin Korean Student Association, African Students Association, and South Asian Students Association all h...

New Dis/Ability Group Forms, Aims to Make Oberlin More Accessible

New Dis/Ability Group Forms, Aims to Make Oberlin More Accessible

Roman Broszkowski and Duncan Reid

April 27, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

A group of students concerned with a lack of resources for and advocacy around dis/ability at Oberlin have announced the formation of Obility, a new dis/ability rights student activist group. Having held their first meeting yesterday in Wilder Hall, the group seeks to organize to address the array of ...

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