The Oberlin Review

Students Call for Gibson’s Bakery Boycott

Students Call for Gibson’s Bakery Boycott

November 11, 2016

Update: Since this article was originally written, President Marvin Krislov and Dean of Students and Vice President Meredith Raimondo have issued an official response to Student Senate's resolution ceasing all support for Gibson's Bakery, financial and otherwise. The text of the response can be found here. Chants of “No justice, no peace” reverberated across campus from early morning into late last night as hundreds of protesters lined West College Street, calling for a boycott of Gibson...

Infamous Police Officer Ends Tainted Career

Russell Jaffe, Contributing Writer

September 23, 2016

Commissioner Bill Bratton of the New York City Police Department officially retired Sept. 16, in order to “pursue other opportunities” in the private sector. The self-proclaimed “top cop in America” is widely considered to be one of the most influential and controversial officers in policing history, leaving behind an ominous legacy affecting both the future of the justice system and our basic constitutional rights. Now, with the police facing more scrutiny than ever before, the public has finally begun to realize just how far Bratton may have overstepped his bounds. The question that remains is what sort of impact his legacy will leave — and what comes next. Bratton was a strong believer in the widely debated ...

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