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The Oberlin Review

Editorial: ObieTalk Useless If Obies Don’t Talk

The Editorial Board
May 4, 2012
Filed under Editorials, OPINIONS

Well, ObieTalk is all over the place. Where it used to exist mostly online and in the gossip-filled first-year dorm rooms, the anonymous forum has now been featured on the Oberlin blogs, on the front page of the Review, and was even the topic of a student forum facilitated by the Oberlin College Dia...

Increasing Student Loan Rates Mired in Partisan Controversy

Aimee Stern
May 4, 2012
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

There are currently 7.4 million undergraduate students relying on loans subsidized by the federal government to help pay for college. Presidential hopefuls Mitt Romney and Barack Obama are currently debating the issue of raising interest rates from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent, but ultimately members of...

Editorial: The Conscience of a Student-Athlete

Quinn Hull, Sports Editor
May 4, 2012
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Oberlin varsity athletes, “Student-Athlete Week” is almost upon us! Truth is, I don’t quite know how to feel about the Week, which comes on the heels of similar NCAA-wide celebrations, like “National Student-Athlete Day” on April 6 and, from April 9–15, “National Division III Week.” Those...

The Quick and Delicious Film Screening of American Reverie

Stephanie Tallering, Staff Writer
May 4, 2012
Filed under ARTS, Theater & Film

Members of Exhibition Practices in the Media Arts, Cinema Studies Professor Brett Kashmere’s CINE 323 course, presented their final project this Wednesday. Screened at Oberlin’s Quick and Delicious, a local diner, American Reverie was curated by College Juniors Emily Schkolnick and Hannah Jones an...

Security Report: April 26 to May 1, 2012

Staff
May 4, 2012
Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, April 26 11:30 a.m. Staff reported the equipment room at Jones Field House was broken into. An inventory will be taken to determine if anything is missing. 12:30 p.m. Staff at Wilder Hall reported an individual at the ’Sco who is on the College trespass notice. Officers and the...

Yeowomen Set New Precedent, Runners-Up at NCACs

Phoebe Hammer, Staff Writer
May 4, 2012
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

Last weekend, for the first time in recent history, the women’s tennis team competed in the North Coast Athletic Conference championships. Although it lost 1–5 to the eight-ranked team in the nation, DePauw University, the Yeowomen put together one of the best seasons in program history and still...

Panel Questions Justification of Undergraduate Animal Testing

Rosemary Boeglin, News Editor
May 4, 2012
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Oberlin Animals Rights group held a panel discussion Tuesday to discuss the use of live animals in undergraduate courses on campus. The moderated discussion utilized faculty — including chair and associate professor of Philosophy Tim Hall, Chair of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee and...

Molly is Marvelous Again as Yeo Track and Field Excels

Kirby Livingston, Staff Writer
May 4, 2012
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

The men’s and women’s track and field teams were all over the map last weekend, with athletes competing at three separate meets. The Yeomen decathletes and Yeowomen heptathletes had particularly good showings at the North Coast Athletic Conference Multi-Event Meet in Delaware, OH, where the men...

Oberlin Chapter of GCC Launches Cross-Cultural Blog

Abby Collier
May 4, 2012
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

The Oberlin chapter of the nonpartisan organization Global China Connection recently launched a new cross-cultural blog to address cultural complexities encountered by students engaging in global interaction. According to the GCC website, the mission of the organization is to “connect future leaders...

Get Paid to Play: A Look at the NCAA and its Athletes

Samantha Dudzinski, Staff Writer
May 4, 2012
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

When I started looking for colleges in high school, I knew I had worked hard enough in the classroom to go to almost anywhere I wanted. Despite this, my focus lingered on those few schools whose softball programs would fit me best. I looked mostly at nearby National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics...

Yeo-Racqueteers End Season on High

Kate Hanick, Staff Writer
May 4, 2012
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

Following a tough 1–5 loss to Allegheny College, the men’s tennis team pulled off an impressive 5–4 win against Ohio Wesleyan University on Sunday, April 29, at the North Coast Athletic Conference Championship tournament in Gambier, OH. The win, which concluded the Yeomen’s season, earned them...

Policy Change to Study Away Costs Causes Concern

Policy Change to Study Away Costs Causes Concern

Julia Herbst, Staff Writer
May 4, 2012
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

This week, members of Oberlin Students Unite presented a petition with over 750 signatures to College trustees, voicing discontent with the administration’s decision to change tuition costs for study abroad beginning next academic year. Oberlin Students Unite is working to put this issue on the agenda...

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