The Oberlin Review

Kevin Blackistone, sports journalist and professor at the Philip Merrill College
of Journalism at the University of Maryland.

In The Locker Room with Professor and Columnist Kevin Blackistone

October 6, 2017

This week, the Review sat down with Kevin Blackistone, ESPN and NPR commentator, Washington Post columnist, and University of Maryland journalism professor. Blackistone has enjoyed a journalism career that has spanned more than 30 years, and while he mainly writes about sports, he also covers politics, news, business, and economics. He also makes frequent appearances on ESPN’s Around the Horn, a sports debating show that covers current topics of contention in sports. This interview has been ...

Krislov Joins White House in Expanding Access to Higher Education

Madeline Peltz

February 8, 2014

College President Marvin Krislov traveled to Washington, D.C. last month to attend the White House’s summit on expanding opportunities for low-income students in higher education. In order to attend, each president submitted formal commitments to the White House detailing their plans to improve economic accessibility for all students. The event included panels and speeches from experts on higher education, such as Sal Khan of Khan Academy, as well as rising stars in the political sphere, such as Mayor Julián Castro of San Antonio. At the summit, President Obama issued a call to action in which he delineated his plan to increase accessibility. “We don't want these to be the exceptions. We want these to be...

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