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The Oberlin Review

OSCA Prioritizes Accessibility in Iron Chef

Rachel Mead and Daniel Markus
April 7, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Features, Food

Led by head cooks College junior Sunshine Figlio and College first-year Nikhil Villani, Fairchild co-op emerged as the champion of OSCA’s annual Iron Chef competition on April 1. Inspired by the television game show series of the same name, OSCA Iron Chef is an annual cook-off competition among Oberlin...

Museums Lack Accessibility

Katie Lucey, Contributing Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

In art museums around the world, one warning sign is ubiquitous in every gallery: “Please do not touch the art.” But what if a visitor’s sense of touch is the best way for them to interact with art? Institutions of culture and learning should offer programs that encourage a physical relationsh...

Campus Accessibility Services Expand Outreach

Campus Accessibility Services Expand Outreach

Kerensa Loadholt, News Editor
March 11, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories, Uncategorized

The Office of Disability Services has implemented two new programs this semester to improve and publicize assistance available for students registered with the office. One of these new programs is Studying Independently Together, Tuesdays in Mudd library. “We have actually started this [within the...

Winter Term Committee Must Revise Grant Policy

Editorial Board
December 11, 2015
Filed under Editorials, OPINIONS

With the end of the semester fast approaching, many students are organizing housing and transportation funds for Winter Term. While some students can afford to front the costs of living and dining for the month of January, many require funding or scholarships to supplement projects that do not receive pa...

Oberlin Fails to Support Students

Sam White, Contributing Writer
May 8, 2015
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

In September, when my dear friends and classmates return for their final year at Oberlin College, I’ll be going elsewhere. I’ll be joining the unspoken masses of Obies taking time off to go anywhere, frankly, that isn’t here. Miraculously, through luck and persistence, I’ll be leaving in good...

College Must Accommodate Health Emergencies

Goo Mattison, College sophomore
February 13, 2015
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

Editors’ Note: College sophomore Goo Mattison posted the following letter on Facebook on Jan. 25 and has given permission for it to be printed in its entirety. The recent dissatisfaction with Oberlin College’s health services has been a major issue on campus this year, with the Oberlin Mental He...

Lack of Internship Funding Presents Accessibility Issue

Vida Weisblum, Arts Editor
December 12, 2014
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Getting a job is largely dependent on the quality of one seemingly simple document: the résumé. Yet for many college students, résumé building comes at a price. Internships, aside from being personally rewarding, are advantageous in accruing a body of work experience; however, students who struggle...

Young Riders Bolster Equestrian Roster

Young Riders Bolster Equestrian Roster

Sarena Malsin, Staff Writer
December 5, 2014
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Since its founding in the 1980s, the Oberlin College Equestrian Team has established itself as one of the most popular club sport teams on campus, offering students the unique opportunity to take part in horseback riding near Oberlin’s campus. The horses ridden by the team are housed approximately o...

Senate Prioritizes Financial Accessibility

Senate Prioritizes Financial Accessibility

Madeline Stocker, News Editor
November 21, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

While less controversial than its last announcement regarding the financial aid policy changes, the administration’s most recent email has still left some students reeling. This past Friday, the student body received the message that last April’s proposed changes to the financial aid policy — whi...

Self-Awareness, Humor Can Make Oberlin Approachable

CJ Blair, Columnist
November 7, 2014
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

Oberlin is known globally for its art programs, liberal views and political activism. But what about its sense of humor? If this is a school that does so much good for the world, why are its students often labeled unreachable and intimidating by outsiders? There’s room for debate about that, but I’m...

SFC Responds to Stipend Concerns

Student Finance Committee
October 31, 2014
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: Last spring, the Student Finance Committee voted to allocate fewer stipended hours than requested by The Oberlin Review, among other organizations, than in previous years. In order to ensure that the student body is accurately informed, the SFC feels compelled to respond to recent...

Open Letter: Co-op Savings Essential

Bob Weiner, Class of 1969
October 31, 2014
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

Dear President Marvin Krislov: You must be flooded with everything, but as a co-Clinton administration official with you, I do want you to know that I’m an old Oberlin co-oper (I was the system treasurer!), and I agree that the savings for co-op members need to stay to help them with college. They...

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