The Oberlin Review

Students, Testimonial Project Call for CDS Changes

Students, Testimonial Project Call for CDS Changes

Hannah Robinson, Layout Editor

May 11, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Editor’s Note: The petition and the link to the testimonials mentioned in this article can be found in the Opinions section of The Oberlin Review. College students are circulating a petition calling on Oberlin’s administration to sever ties with the current dining management company, Bon Appéti...

Security Notebook

May 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Recent Stories, Security Report

Thursday, May 3, 2018 10:30 a.m. Service Building staff reported that the cable lock to the parts cage had been cut by an unknown person(s). Nothing is missing at this time, and the person(s) did not gain entry to the cage. 6:20 p.m. A student reported the theft of their unlocked bicycle from the bi...

Senate, OST Delay Appointing SFC Chairs

Melissa Harris, Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Student Senate and the Office of the Student Treasurer will delay the Student Finance Committee member appointments until this fall rather than completing them before the end of the semester — an action that’s part of Senate and the OST’s recent plan to restructure the student finance system to bec...

Consignment Store All Things Great Opens Downtown

Consignment Store All Things Great Opens Downtown

Gabby Greene, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

All Things Great, a consignment and vintage store, will open tomorrow on Main Street in the location formerly occupied by Ade’s Place. Co-owners Laurel Kirtz and Kate Harvey hope that the store will help students and community members repurpose their unwanted items and reduce waste, while acting ...

College Passes Enrollment Goal for Class of 2022

Devyn Malouf, Production Editor

May 11, 2018


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Oberlin College Offices of Admissions and Financial Aid are cautiously celebrating a successful recruiting season for the class of 2022. Based on early admissions numbers, the office projects that it has surpassed its enrollment goals for the 2018–19 school year. As of May 4, 868 students committe...

Issue 1, Joe Miller Sweep on Election Day

Issue 1, Joe Miller Sweep on Election Day

Alex Davies, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


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

As the Ohio primary polls closed Tuesday evening, overall pivoting in numbers toward Republican candidates across the state, Oberlin’s District 56 came away with Rob Weber as the uncontested Republican state candidate and Joe Miller as the narrow winner among four Democratic state representative candidates. T...

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 ...

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