Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Oberlin College President Carmen Twillie Ambar flipping a tire.

In The Locker Room With President Ambar, Instagram’s Newest Fitness Influencer

Katherine MacPhail and Khalid McCalla April 2, 2021

Every morning at 3:45 a.m. President Carmen Twillie Ambar’s alarm goes off to ensure she can get an intense workout in at the gym before she starts her day as Oberlin College’s 15th president. Over...

College third-year Audrey Kamal.

In the Locker Room with Audrey Kamal, Field Hockey Walk-On

Zoe Kuzbari, Senior Staff Writer March 19, 2021

College third-year Audrey Kamal had never played a varsity sport before walking onto the field hockey team. She brings that same determination and passion to her various extracurricular activities, including...

Oberlin’s swimming and diving team during virtual competition.

Swim and Dive Begins Virtual Competition

Zoe Kuzbari, Senior Staff Writer March 19, 2021

On March 5, Oberlin’s swimming and diving teams returned to compete in their first virtual meet of the new year against Notre Dame College (OH), Ursuline College, and Wheeling University. The Yeowomen...

Obies and the Superstar Athletes Who Kicked Their Butts

Khalid McCalla, Sports Editor March 17, 2021

Only about 7 percent of all high school athletes go on to play in college, at any level — including Division III. While this does prove that Oberlin student-athletes are extremely talented, they might...

Alumni who Stay in Athletics: Exploring Sports After Oberlin

Zoë Martin del Campo, Sports Editor March 17, 2021

Sports play a defining role in the lives of student-athletes, before and after college.After graduating, most athletes stay in touch with their teammates and continue to work out — and some even pursue...

In The Locker Room with Soccer Extraordinaires Lucy Fredell and Sydnie Savarese

Zoe Kuzbari, Senior Staff Writer March 12, 2021

College fourth-years Lucy Fredell and Sydnie Savarese have both been playing soccer for nearly their whole lives. Coming to Oberlin, they found a lovely and supportive community on the varsity soccer...

BSAG and SAAC Team Up For Black History Month Celebration

Khalid McCalla, Sports Editor March 10, 2021

The Oberlin Student-Athlete Advisory Committee held a Black History Month Celebration in Wilder Bowl on Feb. 27. In contrast to the Conservatory’s celebration of Black History Month this year, which...

Running: A Meaningful Way to Explore Oberlin

Zoë Martin del Campo, Sports Editor March 5, 2021

On any given day, rain or shine, you will see people running along the streets of Oberlin. I still remember my first Oberlin run freshman year, cursing at the humidity and swatting away gnats en route...

AAPI Athletes Speak On Discrimination, Representation In Athletics

Zoe Kuzbari, Senior Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Since the start of the pandemic, there has been a rise in discrimination against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. NBA player Jeremy Lin spoke out about anti-Asian sentiment in a recent...

Con Kids: Your Favorite Athlete’s Favorite Athlete

BellaClare Baily March 3, 2021

Conservatory students at Oberlin are on their own sort of team — they deal with injuries, find a way to manage classes and practice, and compete. Unlike athletes, though,  figuring out just how much...

College fourth-year and softball player Gianna Volonte demonstrates technique for the virtual Play Like a Girl event.

Virtual “Play Like a Girl” Keeps The Ball Rolling

Khalid McCalla, Sports Editor February 28, 2021

Every year, the Oberlin College Athletics department hosts “Play Like a Girl,” an event that brings together coaches and players from numerous teams to instruct girls ages 5–18 on different aspects...

Role Models and Their Importance to Black Athletes

Khalid McCalla, Sports Editor February 26, 2021

Growing up, many aspiring young athletes look up to the stars of the NFL, NBA, MLB, and other leagues for guidance. They dream of reaching the same heights as their favorite players. Many college athletes...

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