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The Oberlin Review

Community Rallies Against Senate Bill 5 in Tappan Square

Community Rallies Against Senate Bill 5 in Tappan Square

Beatrice Rothbaum, Editor-In-Chief
March 18
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

On Tuesday afternoon at the bandstand in Tappan Square, over 100 members of Oberlin College and the Lorain County community gathered outside in the rain to rally against Senate Bill 5, which would eliminate all of Ohio public employees’ right to collectively bargain for adequate benefits, fair wages...

In the Locker Room: Philip Brua

Alen Cisija
March 18
Filed under Baseball, In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

What can we expect from OC baseball this season? We expect to be in the playoffs this year. That’s the goal. Anything else would be seen as a failure. Our goal isn’t to go .500. Our goal is to get to the playoffs. We want to be the first team in school history to do that. What made the team successful...

Off the Cuff: Stanley Nelson, Documentary Filmmaker

Off the Cuff: Stanley Nelson, Documentary Filmmaker

Liv Combe, News Editor
March 18
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

When did you first get into documentary filmmaking? I got into it when I was in college. I was bouncing around film school and I took a film class and liked it, and it kind of stuck. Then when I got out of school I got a job with a documentary film company in New York. How do you go about gatherin...

Candidates for Dean Position Come to Campus

Julia Herbst
March 18
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The Dean of Students Search Committee welcomed to campus this week the top three candidates applying to succeed current Dean of Students Linda Gates, who has decided to retire after over 20 years at Oberlin. The Search Committee in charge of the selection process consists of three students, three...

Oberlin Through an All-American’s Eyes

Joanna Johnson
March 18
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

This is my rhythm. The humid air surging in and out of my lungs, the pounding of my heart, my arms swinging, my rubber soles drumming on the pavement. Having found my cadence, I relax and settle in. I clear my mind of all distractions and lose myself in the harmony of the movement produced by myself...

New Student Hip-Hop Collective Slams into Oberlin

New Student Hip-Hop Collective Slams into Oberlin

Angus Chen
March 18
Filed under ARTS, Music

Oberlin’s hip-hop scene exploded onto the forefront of campus activity last Thursday, March 10, with a performance by the Wilder Hip Hop Collective. The group’s debut show at the ’Sco, titled “The First Episode,” kicked off the night with beats that shattered the ground and thumped through...

Lackluster Rappers Fail to Inspire

Angus Chen
March 18
Filed under ARTS, Music

If you walked into the ’Sco last Tuesday night, you would have seen College sophomore Brian Becker lifted shoulder-high by a group of hip-hoppers, cheering on the raised stage. The rappers unburdened with Becker’s weight stood to the side, pumping their fists in encouragement. Following this exhilarating...

March Madness Reminds Us Why We Love Sports

Chris Landers, Sports Editor
March 18
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

It’s that time of year again. The snow is beginning to thaw and the calendar has flipped to that most glorious of all sporting months: March. Yes, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament is here once more. There’s a guy named Jimmer, the Buckeyes mean business and, as always, ever...

Freedom Riders Documentary Paints Brutal, Inspiring Portrait of Civil Rights Activists

EJ Dickson
March 18
Filed under ARTS, Theater & Film

The documentary Freedom Riders begins and ends with a promotional clip for the Greyhound bus company. Shot in the 1960s, the clip — a chirpy musical number — features rows and rows of smiling faces singing the praises of riding with Greyhound as the camera pulls back to reveal the bus, winding ...

Oberlin College Republicans and Libertarians to Host Free Speech Expert

James Kuntz
March 18
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: American colleges and universities have long been regarded as bastions of free speech and free thinking, Oberlin College included. Throughout the school’s almost 200-year history, Oberlin students have been celebrated for speaking against political, religious and cultural persecution,...

Haydée Souffrant Reinvigorates with Senior Dance Show To Say the Words, to Speak the Truth

Claire Petras
March 18
Filed under ARTS, Dance

Equal parts performance art, spectacular drumming, traditional Guinean dancing, singing and spoken word, College senior Haydée Souffrant’s senior show addressed her personal struggle to navigate her relationship with her familial history. To Say the Words, to Speak the Truth; Following the Soun...

Security Report: March 3 – March 15, 2011

Staff
March 18
Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, March 3 9:50 a.m. A staff member reported the loss of his laptop computer from the first floor of Wilder Hall. The laptop is a Mac and was in a black canvas bag. A search of the area provided no results. Investigation continues. 9:13 a.m. Officers were requested to assist a student who st...

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