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The Oberlin Review

Progressives Should Focus on Local Activism

Editorial Board
February 24, 2017
Filed under Editorials, OPINIONS

Members of Congress returned to their districts this week for Congressional recess met by hordes of angry constituents. Of Oberlin’s three representatives, only Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown made it through the week relatively unscathed. Protesters accosted 4th District Representative Jim Jordan at...

Calling Elected Reps Proves Most Effective

Alec Perlow, Contributing Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

The etiquette for answering the phone was the first thing interns were taught in the congressional office I worked in during Winter Term. Our D.C. office had three phones set up to receive every call, with no voicemail. During the first two weeks of January, the phones rang sporadically. Almost all th...

Republicans Dominate Down the Ticket in Ohio

Jack Brewster, Staff Writer
November 11, 2016
Filed under Community News, NEWS

Donald Trump overwhelmingly won Ohio and edged out Hillary Clinton in Lorain County, but he was not the only Republican candidate in the state and county to claim victory on Tuesday. Senator Rob Portman and Representative Jim Jordan, both Republicans, were re-elected to the Senate and the House of Rep...

Local Ballot Measures Shape Student Lives

Hannah Rasmussen, Contributing Writer
October 7, 2016
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS, Recent Stories

As Nov. 8 approaches, all eyes are on the presidential race. Almost every student on campus has been hounded by the questions: “Are you registered to vote?” and “Have you changed your address?” from eager activists. These questions are important because, as most people know, Ohio is a swing stat...

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