Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

2022-2023 Staff

Emma Benardete
Editor-in-Chief

Emma Benardete

Emma Benardete (they/she) is a second-year Latin and Politics major from Dutchess County, NY. Before becoming Editor-in-Chief, Emma worked in the Opinions section, first as contributing Opinions Editor and then as a full Opin...

Kushagra Kar
Editor-in-Chief

Kushagra Kar

Kushagra Kar is a fourth-year in the College of Arts and Sciences. He joined the Review in 2019 as a member of Production Staff and Layout, then proceeded to work as Opinions Editor for a year, and is now serving in his second ...

Lauren Krainess
Managing Editor

Lauren Krainess

Lauren Krainess (she/her) is a third-year majoring in Politics and Law and Society and minoring in Philosophy; Comparative American Studies; and Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies. She is from Minneapolis, MN, and she plan...

Nikki Keating
News Editor

Nikki Keating

Nikki is a first-year from Washington, D.C. and a prospective Africana Studies and Psychology major. Besides the Review, Nikki has a WOBC-FM radio show and often submits poetry to different groups on campus. Nikki likes good ...

Alexa Stevens
News Editor

Alexa Stevens

Alexa is a fourth-year Politics major with a concentration in Journalism and a minor in Computer Science originally from Connecticut and more recently from the beach cities of Los Angeles. Alexa was a News Staff Writer and a Pr...

Elle Giannandrea
Opinions Editor

Elle Giannandrea

Elle Giannandrea is a second-year from Palo Alto, CA. She joins the Review staff for the first time this year as an Opinions Editor after having written for the Opinions section as a Columnist. Being a very opinionated person, she...

Emily Vaughan
Opinions Editor

Emily Vaughan

Emily Vaughan (she/her) is a third-year Art History major from Pittsburgh, PA. Outside of the Review, she is a member of Keep Cottage and an avid plant parent. She can frequently be found reading about church architecture or learning...

Andrea Nguyen
Sports Editor

Andrea Nguyen

Andrea Nguyen is a third-year pre-med Psychology major with a minor in Chemistry and Law and Society from Portland, OR. She served as a writer for the Sports section before becoming Sports Editor. When she’s not writing, she ...

Kayla Kim
Contributing Sports Editor

Kayla Kim

Kayla Kim is a second-year from New Jersey. Before working as a Contributing Sports editor, she previously worked on the Production Staff. Outside of the Review, Kayla enjoys playing in Oberlin College Taiko, singing in Collegiu...

Zoe Kuzbari
Contributing Sports Editor

Zoe Kuzbari

Zoe Kuzbari (she/her) is a fourth-year psychology major with a business concentration from NYC. She served as a Sports Senior Staff Writer and Sports Editor before becoming a Sports Contributing Editor. Outside of the Review, Zoe is capt...

Malcolm Bamba
Arts & Culture Editor

Malcolm Bamba

Malcolm Bamba (he/him) is a Review Arts and Culture Editor from Denver, CO majoring in Arts Leadership and Marketing at the Conservatory. The child of a West-African immigrant, Malcolm seeks to showcase works and narratives that demons...

Juliana Gaspar
Arts & Culture Editor

Juliana Gaspar

Juliana (Juju) Gaspar is a third-year international student from Brazil and the Cayman Islands. Currently a double major in Comparative Literature and English, Juliana contributes to the Review as an Arts and Culture Editor, but...

Abe Frato
Photo Editor

Abe Frato

Abe is a Trombone Performance and Computer Science major from Stockholm, Sweden. He works as a Photo Editor for the Review, and likes taking on all kinds of photographic challenges. When not practicing, obsessing over not practic...

Cal Ransom
This Week Editor

Cal Ransom

Cal Ransom is a second-year majoring in Sociology. They joined the Review as This Week Editor in fall of 2022. Outside the newspaper, they can be found taking care of their plants or drawing little comics with an iced matcha latt...

Erin Koo
Layout Editor

Erin Koo

Erin is a second-year Violin Performance and prospective Neuroscience major from Hong Kong. She is the Layout Editor for the sports section and one of the Review’s two Photo Editors. When not doing Review work, she can be f...

Grace Gao
Layout Editor

Grace Gao

Grace Gao (she/her) is the Layout editor for the News section. She is from Hangzhou, China, and is a fourth-year majoring in Environmental Studies and Economics. She joined the production of the Review’s special issue in su...

Ada Ates
Social Media & Web Manager

Ada Ates

Ada is a Neuroscience and Computer Science double-major from Turkey who is also minoring in Cognitive Science. She joined the Review staff as the Social Media and Web Manager in May 2021 as she is very interested in user int...

Lia Fawley
Production Manager

Lia Fawley

Lia Fawley (she/her) is a second-year Psychology and prospective Creative Writing major from Clarendon Hills, IL. She started working at the Review in the fall of 2021 as a Production Editor. Outside of the office, she manages...

Owen Do
Production Editor

Owen Do

Owen Do (he/him) is a second-year Cinema Studies and Economics major from Vietnam. He has been working at the Review since fall 2022 as a Production Editor. Outside of the newspaper, he enjoys singing, filmmaking, and photogr...

Delaney Fox
Production Editor

Delaney Fox

Delaney (she/her) is a second-year from West Hartford, CT. She is a very busy Vocal Performance and prospective English major (but don’t worry — being an opera singer isn’t her whole personality). This is her first seme...

Yuhki Ueda
Production Editor

Yuhki Ueda

Yuhki (she/they) is a fourth-year Piano Performance and Psychology major, and has been working at the Review as a Production Editor since fall 2021.

Sumner Wallace
Production Editor

Sumner Wallace

Sumner, she/her, Iowa City, IA — is a third-year Rhetoric and Media Studies major, treasurer and safetyco for the Preying Manti — Oberlin’s women and trans ultimate Frisbee team — and a production Editor for the Review. Personal in...

Ava Miller
Senior Staff Writer

Ava Miller

Ava Miller (she/her) is a second-year from Arlington Heights, IL, and a prospective History major with an Education concentration. Before joining the News section, she was an Opinions Columnist. Besides the Review, she is a me...

Adrienne Sato
Senior Staff Writer

Adrienne Sato

Adrienne Sato is a third-year Psychology major from Louisville, KY who works as a Senior Staff Writer at Large for the Review. She is on the women’s soccer team and is one of the co-chairs for Oberlin College Taiko. Adrienne is...

Holly Yelton
Illustrator

Holly Yelton

Holly Yelton is a third-year student from Louisville, KY. In her second year working as an Illustrator for the Review, she hopes this position will facilitate a possible future career in an art-related field, but is mostly glad...

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