The Oberlin Review

Nina Fox, OC'19, stands with her art rental piece.

Art Rental Gets COVID-Safe Makeover

September 9, 2020

Even in the face of a global pandemic, the classic Oberlin tradition of Art Rental will continue this Saturday — but with some significant changes.  The Oberlin Art Rental was founded in 1940, 80 years ago, by Professor of Modern Art Ellen Johnson, OC ’33. The program provides Obies with the opportunity to bring original art from the museum into their dorm rooms and is a major selling point for prospective students.  “It was one of the main reasons I chose to come to Oberlin in the fir...

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March 13, 2020

Anne Trubek.

Anne Trubek, OC ’88, Founder of Belt Magazine, Belt Publishing

March 6, 2020

Anne Trubek, OC ’88, is the founder of Belt Magazine and Belt Publishing. After graduating, Trubek returned to teach at Oberlin as a rhetoric professor from 1997–2015 before becoming a full-time freelance journalist, publicist, and entrepreneur. In addition to authoring a number of books, Trubek’s work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Wired, and many other publications. At Oberlin’s journalism symposium last Saturday, entitled “A Disrupted Media Landscape: Skills, Pers...

A Crossword of Definitions

A Crossword of Definitions

March 6, 2020

DOWN 1. Hematocyte, abbr.  2. Distinctive span of years 3. Pastry fat 4. Navajo silverworking artist, Horace 5. Snugly embedded 6. Verb, to seem likely 7. Expression of surprise understanding 8. Concrete reinforcer 9. The number of operands a function takes 10. Dwight’s troubled cousin from The Office 11. Often treated with Adderall 13. Rain Man and Kramer vs. Kramer Oscar winner 17. Plural abbreviation of 19 across  20. Characteristic of soliloquy deliverance ...

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February 21, 2020

Splitting Hares: A Crossword of Homonyms

Splitting Hares: A Crossword of Homonyms

February 14, 2020

ACROSS 1. Rough bath sponge 7. Small piece of metal that supports walls 11. What a dog offers in response to “Shake!” 14. Appeal to 15. Trash guy 17. Tactics in Vicksburg and Leningrad 18. Crowned with bones 19. Greeting of a landlocked mariner 21. Infantry or Navy flag bearer, abbr. 22. Gershwin’s Tee- ___-Um-Bum-Bo 23. Nicholas II was the last 26. Empowering Andra Day lyric 29. Copycat, or more like a copy primate 32. Target of college donation solicitations, singular 33. Clas...

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December 13, 2019

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December 6, 2019

ACROSS 1. Calls into question 6. Canonical Hebrew scripture 10. French infantry man in WWI, literally “hairy one” 11. Variety of Japanese soup 13. Outdo in tennis 16. Ready and willing to play 18. Harry Potter on West End 19. Academic 21. One who pursues  23. When one is on a ship 24. First word of the Constitution 26. Grandmother, affectionate 27. Persona ______ grata 28. Big Ten Hoosier 29. Arm, leg 31. The only golf thing it’s acceptable ...

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November 22, 2019

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November 15, 2019

ACROSS 1. When a rock can’t roll, it’s a ______. 9. 3.14 percent of sailors are pi-______. 13. Sheep’s disgust. 14. Greeting from the ocean. 16. Friend or _____.  17. What to yell to get the attention of a landowning farmer. 18. Eight-legged cat. 22. How does the mathematician close on a house with her partner? She ______.  24. The bird who lost the flying race was a real ______ loser.  25. Peruvian bean. 26. Most effective profession at getting clients to open up...

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