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The Oberlin Review

Finding Community Reduces Stress, Improves Mental Health

Melissa Harris, Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2017


Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

One endemic problem I see constantly in college students — a problem I’m guilty of feeding into myself — is the pressure to push yourself everyday, treating each semester like a marathon that you have to run on your own. Some lock themselves in their rooms, spending hours on endless problem...

What Happened to Oberlin?

What Happened to Oberlin?

Melissa Harris, Editor-in-Chief

September 1, 2017


Filed under Editorial Cartoon, OPINIONS

Students, CDS Workers Protest Bon Appétit

Students, CDS Workers Protest Bon Appétit

Melissa Harris, News editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Dining halls across campus were unusually empty Monday as hundreds boycotted Bon Appétit Management Company to stand in solidarity with Campus Dining Services staff. The protest, initiated by the Student Labor Action Coalition, aimed to push the College to separate from Bon Appétit and switch to a s...

Julio Reyes, Latinx Student Life Coordinator

Julio Reyes, Latinx Student Life Coordinator

Melissa Harris, News editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Julio Reyes is the Latinx Student Life Coordinator, assistant director of Student Outreach and Success and program director of the Undocumented Student Initiatives. Reyes graduated from Brown University in 2012 with degrees in Sociology and Portuguese & Brazilian Studies. Later employed at Brown, Reyes ...

OSCA Pushes for Pausing Aid Changes

OSCA Pushes for Pausing Aid Changes

Melissa Harris, News Editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Oberlin Student Cooperative Associa­tion officers met with administrators today to negotiate the administration’s recent policy changes concerning housing and dining for next academic year. OSCA Presi­dent and College junior Tara Wells said officers’ main goal at the meeting was to have the administration...

USS Oberlin

USS Oberlin

Melissa Harris, News Editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under Editorial Cartoon, OPINIONS

Administrative Turnover Stalls Plan Implementation

Administrative Turnover Stalls Plan Implementation

Melissa Harris, News Editor

April 21, 2017


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

With significant turnover in senior administrative positions at the end of this year, faculty members are navigating different avenues of maintaining the Strategic Plan implementation committees’ goals during a major transitional period. Wednesday's faculty meeting opened with President Marvin Krislov's...

Altercation Leads to Arrest in Harassment Case

Altercation Leads to Arrest in Harassment Case

Melissa Harris, News Editor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

An intoxicated man verbally harassed three students with racial slurs and threatened them with a knife in the Asia House parking lot Monday morning. The perpetrator, Geoffrey George Raymond Basel, a 28-year-old white man from Columbia Station, Ohio, was reported to have been under the influence of alc...

Faculty Seeks to Build on Partnership Program Model

Faculty Seeks to Build on Partnership Program Model

Melissa Harris, News editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Recent Stories

The Student-Faculty Partnership Program is looking to expand next semester. The program seeks to engage students and faculty members in a semester-long collaboration to improve teaching quality. As different groups at the College have re­cently grappled with questions of transparency and structures...

Off the Cuff: Kevin Bruyneel, Babson College Professor of Politics

Off the Cuff: Kevin Bruyneel, Babson College Professor of Politics

Melissa Harris, News editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Kevin Bruyneel is a politics professor at Babson College who currently studies the relationship between colonialism, race and collective memory. He recently published a book on these issues called The Third Space of Sovereignty. Bruyneel is currently researching the role of white settler memory in Ameri...

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...

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Melissa Harris