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The Oberlin Review

Qatar Unfit to Host Cup

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
September 25
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Amidst massive contro­versy, Qatar is slated as the official host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy announced recently that construction has be­gun on the country’s flag­ship venue, Lusail Stadium, making it the sixth and fi­nal site to begin construc­tion....

In The Locker Room with Bennett Jackson and Justin Bute

In The Locker Room with Bennett Jackson and Justin Bute

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
September 18
Filed under Football, In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Varsity Fall

This week, the Review sat down with sophomore defensive back Ben­nett Jackson and junior linebacker Justin Bute to discuss their first win on the new Dick Bailey Field, person­al pump-up routines and the chang­ing culture of the Oberlin football program. Can you describe the atmosphere between yo...

Leave Refs Alone

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
September 18
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Anyone who has ever competed in a sporting event with a referee knows that bad officiating can greatly affect the outcome of the game. Admittedly, sometimes a referee’s in­competence can turn out in your team’s favor, whether they are making incorrect calls against op­posing players or failing...

Trauma Drama

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
September 11
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The best way I can de­scribe a seizure is to com­pare it to a dream where it is absolutely imperative that you move, but despite your most concentrated efforts, you realize with dawning terror and limit­ed consciousness that you have no control over your body. I was concussed when I was 12 years...

Patriots Get Their Way Again

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
September 4
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

With less than a week left before the NFL season begins, the New England Patriots can finally sleep easy knowing their future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady has been of­ficially reinstated. U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman nullified the quar­terback’s four-game sus­pension Thursday for...

In The Locker Room with Tiffany Saunders and Sara Schoenhoft

In The Locker Room with Tiffany Saunders and Sara Schoenhoft

September 4
Filed under Field Hockey, In the Locker Room, Softball, Sports Editorials & Features

This week, the Review sat down with field hockey Head Coach Tiffany Saunders and Softball Head Coach Sara Schoenhoft to discuss their first year coaching at Oberlin College. Where are you from originally? TS: I’m from Virginia Beach, VA. SS: I grew up in Cincinnati, where my family sti...

Shifting Sports Culture

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
May 8
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

As the end of my sophomore year winds down, and my tenure as Sports editor comes to a blissful conclusion as I move to News, I have been reflecting on how the Oberlin Athletics Department has evolved over the last two years. Playing on the women’s varsity soccer team, I have experienced firsthand wh...

To Be a Sports Editor

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
May 1
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

This editorial is the last in my run as one of the sports editors of this paper, and I can’t help but feel a little nostalgic. By my unofficial count, I’ve written 67 articles in my two-plus years with the paper, including 21 “In the Locker Room” interviews and 25 editorials, including this one. I...

Red, White and Gold

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
April 27
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The countdown to the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada this summer has officially begun. With a little over a month until the festivities begin, analysts have started to embark on a series of lengthy commentaries that will consume sports media from now until early July. Every World Cup comes with a “group...

No. 1 Pick Up in Air

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
April 17
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The NFL Draft is less than two weeks away, and my favorite time of the sports year has officially begun. The MLB season started last week, but until the draft is over, baseball — though I love it so — won’t have my undivided attention. After months of rumors that Florida State quarterback Jamei...

TPAC Revises Transgender Inclusion Policy

TPAC Revises Transgender Inclusion Policy

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
April 17
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The Transgender Participatory Advisory Committee and the Multicultural Resource Center partnered to host the TPAC forum last Monday in Wilder Hall to discuss the latest draft of the “Guidelines for Inclusion and Respectful Treatment of Intercollegiate Transgender Student-Athletes.” The policy ad...

Badgers Burned by Refs

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
April 11
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

There are few aspects of sporting events as frustrating as a bad referee call that changes the outcome of a crucial game. The University of Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball team is now all too familiar with this annoyance following a close 68–63 loss to the Duke University Blue Devils in the NCAA D...

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