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The Oberlin Review

China Programs Suffer Narrow Focus

Caroline Hui
February 24, 2012
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Last week, I began looking into Oberlin-affiliated study abroad programs that fit my interests. As a Politics/East Asian Studies double major, I was looking for an interdisciplinary program in China, so that I could simultaneously take classes in Politics and attain fluency in Chinese. Given that Politics...

In the Locker Room with Sam Towne and Joe Leffler

Madeline O'Meara, Sports Editor
February 24, 2012
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

How did you decide to play tennis at Oberlin? ST: For me, my high school didn’t have a tennis team, so I had never really played competitively, but I took lessons and always enjoyed playing and enjoyed watching it… and I thought, “So I’m at a D-III school, and maybe I have a chance of maki...

Oberlin City Council Approves Resolution to Rescind Corporate Personhood

Oberlin City Council Approves Resolution to Rescind Corporate Personhood

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor
February 24, 2012
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

In 2010, the United States Supreme Court made a landmark decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission extending First Amendment rights to corporations and unions by prohibiting the government from restricting political expenditures by these organizations. A number of municipalities and even...

Coffee-Fetchers of the World, Unite!

The Editorial Board
February 24, 2012
Filed under Editorials, OPINIONS

Career Services is bogged down with appointments earlier than usual this year. Even as snow continues to fall on Tappan Square, Oberlin students are trying to secure their summer plans, which in many cases means an unpaid internship. Recently, however, that go-to answer for “What are you doing after...

Breakdown in Berea: Track Team Shows its Tenacity

Rose Stoloff
February 24, 2012
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

The men’s and women’s track and field teams were in high spirits this past Friday, Feb. 17 at the Greater Cleveland College Championships in Berea, OH, where they boasted 10 wins and two Athlete of the Week recognitions. Sophomore Sophia Brancazio kicked off the meet with a win in her first open...

Symposium Honors Kornblith, Showcases Obie Historians

Elizabeth Dobbins
February 24, 2012
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

A symposium titled “Doing American History” will be held in Craig Lecture Hall tomorrow, Feb. 25, to honor Professor of History Gary Kornblith’s retirement after 30 years of teaching at Oberlin. Instead of using the symposium to showcase scholarly papers, 12 of Kornblith’s former students are...

Students Abroad Explore London’s Culture, History

Katherine Hamilton, Staff Writer
February 24, 2012
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

A group of 25 students arrived in London for the Danenberg Oberlin-In-London program on Feb. 1, where they are exploring English, politics, art, culture and the history of London by experiencing this vibrant, cosmopolitan city for themselves. “We had about four days of orientation, in which we plied...

Security Report: Feb. 17 – Feb. 21, 2012

Staff
February 24, 2012
Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Friday, Feb. 17 10:15 a.m. A staff person reported the theft of a light from her bicycle while locked to the bike rack on the east side of Philips Gym. 2:44 p.m. Student reported the theft of a tire from his SE Draft Lite bicycle while in a storage area at Noah Hall. The bicycle was placed in stora...

Senior Day Spoiled by Giants

Senior Day Spoiled by Giants

Samantha Dudzinski
February 24, 2012
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

Philips Gymnasium was packed last Saturday, Feb. 18, for the Yeomen basketball team's last game of the season against Wabash College. The celebration of Senior Day and First Year Appreciation Day added to the enthusiastic crowds. “The atmosphere was great. I don’t think I’ve ever heard our fans...

Men’s Lacrosse Season Preview: Promising Sophomore Season for Coach Grossman

Molly Bloom
February 24, 2012
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The men’s lacrosse team’s 2012 roster features a mix of experienced returning players and a host of underclassmen who will see action early on in their college lacrosse careers, giving them an opportunity to make immediate impacts on the program. “As a freshman, it’s great knowing that you...

Lewis Leads Streak in Women’s Tennis

Lewis Leads Streak in Women’s Tennis

Phoebe Hammer, Staff Writer
February 24, 2012
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The women's tennis team left its home court with an 8–1 victory over Otterbein University this Saturday, adding another win to its now 4–1 record. “[Otterbein] is a solid team,” said sophomore Brenna Sheldon. “They are the kind of team that, in the past, if we had made mistakes, they woul...

AMAM Curator Gets Fellowship to Study in France

Georgia Horn, Arts Editor
February 24, 2012
Filed under ARTS, Visual Art

How will the work you've done at the Allen inform your work in France? I am undertaking two separate projects while I am away, both of which are directly related to the AMAM’s outstanding collection and both of which will inform future exhibitions and publications. During my time at the Dora Maar...

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