Response to last week’s letter to the editor

Ray Payne, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Student Life

  Oberlin College students have made it clear that they’re tired of feeling the way they do; nobody can argue that they’re not upset. However, what the original opinion was trying to convey was that the demands ma... Read more »

Students: Use free shit on campus

Observer Editorial Board

February 11, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Student Life

All around campus there are free or nearly free services that students have access to as apart of their tuition. A lot of these services go underutilized or simply unknown to some students. One of the most well-known services is the f... Read more »

What came first, love or marriage?

Anna Kessner, Copy Desk

February 11, 2016

Filed under Opinion

If my best friend came up to me and told me she was engaged, my first thought would be, “are you fucking pregnant?” It seems like more and more people these days are getting married younger and younger. With Valentine... Read more »

OPINION: No support for guest speakers from students, faculty

Shea Hurley, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Last Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., the department of Anthropology and Museum Studies hosted John Whittier Treat for a reading and discussion of his new novel, “The Rise and Fall of the Yellow House.” The book is set in Seattle in the early 1980... Read more »

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A response to ‘BLM extremism is not the right answer’

Patience Collier, Senior history major and former news editor

February 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Written in response to last week's opinion which can be read here The demands of students at Oberlin College & Conservatory, in context, speak to a rising tide of black students who are tired of being treated like sec... Read more »

OPINION: Has anti-political correctness gone too far?

Julia Moreno and Grace Lindsley

January 26, 2016

Filed under Opinion

No - By Julia Moreno These days, it seems like everyone has to be politically correct about everything he or she says. We’re reminded to watch how we say things all over social media—on our Tumblr blogs, in Instagram has... Read more »

EDITORIAL: Americans take note: Non-religious shooters can be terrorists too

Observer Editorial Board

January 23, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Mass shootings and terrorism are constantly in the headlines. constant in many recent headlines and “jihadist” seemingly becoming the buzzword of the millennium, terrorism has been at the forefront of many people’s minds. But... Read more »