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The Oberlin Review

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 ...

Students Must Advocate for Departments, Programs

Editorial Board

September 15, 2017


Filed under Editorials, OPINIONS

In the throes of a budgetary crisis, it’s time for Oberlin students to rally behind their academic departments. With some tenure-track positions only temporarily replaced by visiting faculty, facilities set for understaffing, and the threat of more cuts in the future, it is vital that stud...

Oberlin Stands in Solidarity with University of Puerto Rico

Rita Perez-Padilla, Mobey Irizarry Lambright, Andrés González

May 5, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: As students, faculty, staff and alumni of Oberlin College, we are writing to voice our support and solidarity with the striking students at the University of Puerto Rico and to express our grave concern with the proposed financial cuts to the UPR, the island’s only public univers...

Student Senate Proposes Central Budgeting Committee

Student Senate Proposes Central Budgeting Committee

Sydney Allen, Production Editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Student senators are drafting a proposal to establish a Central Budgeting Commit­tee, a standing group that would include and engage students, faculty and staff in the College’s budgeting decisions. Senate’s Financial Prioritization task force hopes to release the proposal this week to leverage...

Administration Suspends Research Status

Administration Suspends Research Status

Melissa Harris, News Editor

March 31, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

A budgetary move intended to save Oberlin money has indefinitely eliminated funding for the faculty Research Status program. Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Tim Elgren and Dean of the Conservatory Andrea Kalyn announced the suspension in an email to faculty March 15, a decision they say could...

Rathskeller’s Future Unclear Under Financial Strains

Rathskeller’s Future Unclear Under Financial Strains

Eliza Guinn, Staff writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Rathskeller's abrupt closure at the beginning of the semester threw Campus Dining Service workers, students and community members into confusion and uncertainty about the future of the space. Four CDS workers have been assigned to the Rathskeller space since last semester, but the circumstances...

Budget Cuts Delay DeCafé’s Opening Time

Budget Cuts Delay DeCafé’s Opening Time

Oliver Bok, News Editor

September 2, 2016


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

At 9:20 a.m. on Tuesday, Conservatory junior Kat Chavez tried to open the DeCafé door to buy some oatmeal. The door didn’t budge. She was shocked to find DeCafé now opens two hours later on weekdays than in past semesters. “I’m hungry,” Chavez said. “I just wanted some breakfast.” The...

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