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The Oberlin Review

Expanding Horizons

Expanding Horizons

Lucy Martin, This Week Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under THIS WEEK

https://issuu.com/theoberlinreview/docs/september_22__2017/8

Council Votes for LGBTQ Protections

Council Votes for LGBTQ Protections

Alexis Dill and Eliza Guinn

September 22, 2017


Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Oberlin is en route to becoming the first city in Lorain County and 20th in the state of Ohio to make discrimination against members of the LGBTQ community illegal. Ohio is one of 28 states that has yet to do the same. In Oberlin, there are no laws in place to prevent employers from hiring or firing...

New Space Promises Opportunities for MRC

New Space Promises Opportunities for MRC

Anna Kozler, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Multicultural Resource Center moved from its former space on the second floor of Wilder and into North Campus’ International House, previously occupied by the International Student Organization and Wilder Voice, along with other groups. An on-campus resource for marginalized and underrepresented studen...

Activists Launch Ballot Initiative Against Gerrymandering

Jack Brewster, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under Community News, NEWS

Activist groups in Oberlin and across Ohio are banding together to fight the allegedly partisan drawing of congressional voting districts in the state. The Fair Congressional Districts for Ohio coalition aims to prevent partisanship in the voter map drawing process — better known as gerrymandering...

First Church Celebrates 175 Years with Multi-Faith Anniversary

First Church Celebrates 175 Years with Multi-Faith Anniversary

Alex Davies, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Once one of the largest congregations in the United States, the First Church in Oberlin is celebrating its 175th anniversary Oct. 8. The event is open to members of all faiths and will commemorate the church’s decorated history. Throughout the years, the church has hosted notable speakers like Martin...

Board Proposes School Consolidation

Jenna Gyimesi, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under Community News, NEWS

The wear on Eastwood Elementary, Prospect Elementary, Langston Middle School, and Oberlin High School over the years has prompted the Oberlin Board of Education to propose the construction of a $36 million building to house the students of all four schools. The idea has been up in the air for nearly...

Security Report

September 22, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 12:35 p.m. A student reported the theft of their bicycle from the front yard of their North Professor Village Housing Unit sometime during the night. The bicycle was registered. 6:55 p.m. Safety and Security officers assisted a student who fell off a skateboard and inj...

Xavier Jara Plays Wide-Ranging Classical Guitar Program

Kate Fishman

September 22, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Music

Classical guitarist and winner of the Guitar Foundation of America’s Rose Augustine Grand Prize Xavier Jara, who performed in Kulas Recital Hall Wednesday night, not only demonstrated his instrument’s impressive time- and genre-crossing capacities, but also shed light on the community of classical ...

Paul Sidhu, Dave’s Cosmic Subs

Paul Sidhu, Dave’s Cosmic Subs

Sydney Allen, News Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Paul Sidhu, 29, is the owner of the Oberlin branch of Dave’s Cosmic Subs, a sandwich restaurant franchise founded in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, by Dave Lombardy in 1997. Sidhu, a Cleveland native, launched a “soft opening” of the restaurant last Saturday to a high influx of College and community members. Th...

Volleyball Crushes Competition

Volleyball Crushes Competition

Will Cramer

September 22, 2017


Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Varsity Sports, Volleyball

The Yeowomen carried their scorching start to the season into Wednesday night’s game against the John Carroll University Blue Streaks, as they dropped just one set in the win. With a 9–3 record, Oberlin heads into its first North Coast Athletic Conference game riding a four-game win streak. The ...

Student Representation Imperative for Long-Term Change

Kameron Dunbar, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, Student Senate

This article is part of the Review’s Student Senate column. In an effort to increase communication and transparency, Student Senators will provide personal perspectives on recent events on campus and in the community. “What does Student Senate even do?” is a question I am asked quite ...

Pillich Offers Pragmatic Choice for Ohio Voters

Ezra Andres-Tysch and Harris Walker

September 22, 2017


Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Although it seems that the last election cycle only just ended, it is already time to start thinking about the upcoming races this academic year. While smaller in scale than the presidential race we all just endured, these elections are incredibly important — especially in such a politicall...

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