The Oberlin Review

Review Security Notebook

April 1, 2016

Thursday, March 24 8:09 p.m. Officers and the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at the Firelands Apartments. Smoke from cooking activated the alarm, which was then reset. Friday, March 25
 10:19 p.m. Officers and the Oberlin Police Department responded to a call regarding patrons fighting at the Oberlin Inn. All parties involved left the area prior to the officers’ arrival. 9:33 a.m. Facilities staff reported damage to the roof of Severance Hall. A roofing company discovered approximately 50 clay tiles damaged, estimating approximately $3,000 in repairs. Saturday, March 26 1:50 p.m. A student reported the theft of their bicycle from the south side of South Hall. The bike is black with purple handgrips ...

Alumni of Color Call for Action, Support

Oberlin Alumni of Color and Allies

April 27, 2012

It was early morning Friday, April 13 when the article in The Oberlin Review, “Afrikana Community Responds to Bigotry,” began to spread like wildfire on the Internet within Oberlin’s alumni of color community. Many of us were shocked beyond measure to learn what Afrikana students are facing every day now on Oberlin’s campus. Many of us cried. Oberlin’s Afrikana students are clearly “sick and tired,” as they stated in their powerful letter, of the blatant disrespect at Oberlin of Afrikana students, their culture and their history. The students’ faith in the institution of higher learning that they attend is being tested like never before. And we alumni of color and allies are gravely concerned — abou...

Student Community Invites Discussion on Racial Issues

Student Community Invites Discussion on Racial Issues

April 20, 2012

Discomfort and discontent with hate crimes occurring at Ohio State University and the perceived racism and prejudice existing within the Oberlin community have elicited discussion and action from students this week in the form of petitions, letters, and community meetings. Vandalism at Afrikan Heritage House Afrikan Heritage House, a safe space for people of African descent and for the preservation of African and African-American culture, has been the victim of a number of different instance...

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