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The Oberlin Review

Dialogue Explores Line Between Public and Private

Joseph Dilworth, Staff Writer
March 16, 2012
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Within a small college community such as Oberlin, the line between what’s personal and what’s public often becomes blurred. Campus organizers hoped to more clearly distinguish the two during a public discussion held Monday in Craig Lecture Hall. The event, titled “Vandalism. Adderall. Obie...

Conservatory Must Abandon Euro-Centric Practices

Will Rubenstein, Opinions Editor
March 16, 2012
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

With so much going on this semester, many outside the Jazz Studies department have probably missed the explosion of renowned jazz musicians on campus over the last month and a half. After past semesters in which guest jazz performances were often few and far between, in this half-semester alone Oberlin...

Editorial: Athletes vs. Mathletes

Madeline O'Meara, Sports Editor
March 16, 2012
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Is it just me, or do all athletes at Oberlin seem to be science majors? As a Biology major and athlete, this is a question that has bothered me since I began noticing that many of the people lugging Orgo textbooks through the Science Center Atrium were also lugging bags of ice from Philips Gym to...

Oberlin-Cleveland Ensemble Offers Traditional Tastes

Matthew Sprung, Staff Writer
March 16, 2012
Filed under ARTS, Music

The Cat in the Cream was transformed into a teahouse for the first Oberlin-Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble performance on March 14. Complimentary authentic green and white tea was handed out to the almost 60 attendees, as the Cat hosted a refreshing collaborative performance between the Cleveland group...

Rufus Reid Inspires Bass Fans on Campus Visit

Meghan Farnsworth, Staff Writer
March 16, 2012
Filed under ARTS, Music

Renowned bassist and self-taught composer Rufus Reid came to Oberlin from March 8–10 to teach a series of master classes. He advised jazz musicians, bass players and classical composers in subjects involving instrumental technique, musicality and living as a working composer. His visit culminated in...

Oberlin on the Road: Classes Travel for Art

Thomas Huston
March 16, 2012
Filed under ARTS, Visual Art

Over the past two weeks, students in the Studio and Art History departments set forth on journeys to enrich their perspectives through travel. The first brought Young-Hunter Professor of Studio Art John Pearson’s students to Beacon, NY, to visit Dia:Beacon, an arts foundation located an hour out of...

The Robert Glasper Experiment: The Sound of Now

Conrad Reeves
March 16, 2012
Filed under ARTS, Music

Honest modern music is an organic product of its time, a frank reflection of the world out of which it grew. In pianist Robert Glasper’s performance this past Thursday, March 8, at the ’Sco, the sound of now resonated in every corner of the room. The first song of the evening met a house pack...

Women’s Softball Balances Wins and Losses in First Spring Tournament

Samantha Dudzinski, Staff Writer
March 16, 2012
Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The Yeowomen started off their season with a four-game tournament at Centre College in Kentucky last weekend. The Yeowomen won two games against Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, while losing two more against the home team Centre on Saturday and against Spalding University on Sunday. That 2–2 showing...

Yeowomen Lacrosse Starts Season with Ample Ambitions

James Kriz, Staff Writer
March 16, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

The women’s lacrosse team plans to take a major step forward this season. With both old and new talent at every position and a season opening 7–21 victory over Otterbein University, the Yeowomen seem poised to fulfill these high expectations. Getting to this point wasn’t easy by any means. Former...

Men’s Baseball Closes Out CU Cardinals

Quinn Hull, Sports Editor
March 16, 2012
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

Zach Jaspers is not a huge guy, listed at around 5 feet 7 inches and 150 pounds on the baseball roster. But on Sunday, the junior outfielder stood tall like a Yeoman, driving home the team’s seventh and game-winning run against the Concordia University Cardinals in a 7–6 victory. “Everybody...

Smaller Orchestras Still Dazzle with Rich Sound, Intimacy

Meghan Farnsworth, Staff Writer
March 16, 2012
Filed under ARTS, Music

Chamber orchestras are small. In fact, they are so small that in 1804, when Beethoven added an additional brass instrument to the traditional two for an orchestra setting in that era, audiences were outraged. Too much brass, they complained. Of course, times are different now: Professional orchestras are ...

In the Locker Room: Virginia Covalt, Equipment Room Manager

Madeline O'Meara, Staff Writer
March 16, 2012
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

How long have you been working for the equipment room? [It will be] 32 years this August. What originally brought you to Oberlin? Well, I used to work downtown in a restaurant. There was an old gentleman that used to come in and eat all the time. I guess he sorta worked in here all by himse...

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