Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Oberlin Athletes and Administrators Feel that Anti-Trans Sports Bills are Discriminatory

Peter Fray-Witzer April 7, 2021

Even as bills that could prevent transgender women from joining women’s college sports teams are introduced in various states around the country, Oberlin athletes and administrators feel confident that...

Oberlin Baseball Kicks Off Spring Season With Split Against Hilbert College

Zach Bayfield April 7, 2021

In its first official competition in 391 days, the Oberlin College baseball team hosted the Hilbert College Hawks for a thrilling doubleheader this past Friday. The Yeomen ended up splitting the series,...

14 years After Oberlin City Schools Dumped “Indians,” Cleveland Indians Name Change Drags On

John Elrod, Contributing Sports Editor April 2, 2021

In December 2020, the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball announced that they would retire their offensive name following the 2021 season. Although many viewed the announcement as long overdue,...

The Season No One Expected

Zoe Kuzbari and Zoë Martin del Campo April 2, 2021

After a year without competition, the College announced that athletes can return to the field for the remainder of the semester. Baseball, softball, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s...

The Oberlin Review News Editor Ella Moxley.

The Review Gets Fit With Ella Moxley, News Editor

Khalid McCalla, Sports Editor April 2, 2021

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that has ravaged the land over the past year, people all around the world have been more sedentary than ever before. For many, this tumultuous time has led...

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, Sports Editor 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, Sports Editor 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, Contributing 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, Sports Editor 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...

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