The Oberlin Review

Community Member Arrested After Langston Thefts

Community Member Arrested After Langston Thefts

September 28, 2018

Oberlin resident Que Freeman, 20, was arrested by members of the Oberlin Police Department and charged with three counts of receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony, on Sunday, Sept. 23. Over a three-to-five-day period, Freeman allegedly broke into Harkness House and Langston Hall and removed student property including two laptops, Beats headphones, a debit card, and various other Apple products. Freeman was apprehended after College sophomore Kyra Aviles returned to her Langston single...

Routine Board Retreat Ends in Employee Strike

Adam Gittin, News editor

February 19, 2016

The Oberlin Student Cooperative Association’s four non-student employees are striking after a heated discussion with students about structural change. Members of Third World Co-op used the OSCA Board Retreat last Sunday at the Oberlin Public Library as an opportunity to voice their frustrations with OSCA and its employees (the non-students who work for OSCA are employees, while the students who work for OSCA are staff). Two employees were singled out by name. The students from TWC then presented a list of demands and staged a walkout back to their co-op. “A summary of the demands is as follows: that OSCA’s employees leave more decision-making room for student staff; that [student name omitted for privacy], a former TWC member, be compensated for ...

CS Exhibition Pushes Limits of Technology as Art

CS Exhibition Pushes Limits of Technology as Art

May 2, 2014

If the Computer Science Community Art Show were to be described in one word, that word would silently be pulled from the brain by a headset, fed into a seismograph and read as a beautiful array of colored lines. Although the featured artists at the event held on April 26 in Harkness House’s basement were not typical visual or performanceartists, the Computer Science department’s offerings were diverse and impressive enough to rival and perhaps trump Oberlin’s Studio Arts program. While made...

High Hopes and Hippies: A Folking Good Time

Erik Larson

February 28, 2014

Smelling like a sweaty stoner and packed to the absolute limit, Harkness Lounge was a lively and appropriate venue for last Friday’s Folk the Pipeline concert, presented by Oberlin College Anti-Frack. Both a benefit and a terrific showcase of student talent, the two-hour concert was a generally fantastic time, no matter how you felt about fracking.   The issues at hand were twofold: raising money to cover the cost of fines for those attending a protest in D.C. this weekend against the proposed Keystone pipeline, and providing relief to the Charleston area of West Virginia, which recently suffered a chemical spill. With the funds raised — over $600 — OC Anti-Frack has enough money to cover the cost of...

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