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The Oberlin Review

Students Should Prioritize Anti-War Activism

Chloe Vassot, Contributing Writer
April 14, 2017
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

President Donald Trump authorized an airstrike against a Syrian airfield in rebel-held town Khan Sheikhoun on April 6, resulting in more than 80 deaths. The strike came in response to a chemical attack two days prior by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. As images and videos from the attack circulated,...

Student Activism Intimidating, Not Oppressive

Ryan Murphy
March 13, 2015
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

In the Feb. 13 issue of The Oberlin Review, contributing writer James Tanford wrote an op-ed titled “Student Hypocrisy Part of Problem, Contributes to Injustice” on his problems with student activism. Before reading the op-ed, we hoped to find a criticism of the number of white bodies in activist spaces...

Oberlin, Be That Safe Haven Again for Black Students

Carolyn (Cunningham) Ash, OC '91 and Cornelius Graves, OC '14
February 6, 2015
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: This year represents 180 years of black students at Oberlin. As African-American alumni, we carry that distinction in our hearts and minds every day. We are proud “descendants,” for example, of George B. Vashon, OC 1844, Oberlin’s first black graduate. We are also descendants...

College Must Uphold Academic Excellence

Moeketsi Mosola, OC '91
February 6, 2015
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: At Oberlin, we learn and we labor. I graduated from the College of Arts and Sciences in May 1993. I was a double major in Neuroscience and Human Bio-Psychology, and I was a member of the Oberlin Yeomen soccer team from 1991– 1993 and played for the first team. I was the chairman...

Hands Up, Don’t Shoot: Students Protest Systemic Racism, Police Violence

Madeline Stocker, News Editor
December 5, 2014
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Oberlin students, faculty and staff came together this week to organize and execute a variety of protests, demonstrations and actions that highlighted what they identify as the College’s complicity in the systemic oppression of people of color. While these protests were not the only actio...

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