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The Oberlin Review

Loathing the Lords

Madeleine O'Meara
October 12, 2012
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

My hatred for Kenyon College began before I even decided to apply to Oberlin. My first college interview was with Kenyon, and I absolutely bombed it, effectively leaving a bitter taste in my mouth whenever Kenyon is brought up. This past weekend, the football, men’s soccer and women’s soccer teams...

Manti Sweep Home Tournament 7-0

Rose Stoloff, Staff Writer
October 12, 2012
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

After a long weekend of running in the rain and diving in the mud, the women’s Ultimate Frisbee team, the Preying Manti, established its place as a force to be reckoned with in the Ultimate world this season. After going undefeated for seven straight games, the Manti were crowned champions of their...

Until the Quiet Comes, Keep Listening to FlyLo

Adam Hirsch
October 12, 2012
Filed under ARTS

It’s funny how we talk about music. We use this one word to encompass an entire universe of sounds which exist independently of one another, taking shapes that are not only different in content but also context. Differences in sounds are almost always accompanied by differences in historical background,...

Obie Anonymous: An Interview with Founder of ‘What Should We Call Oberlin’

Julia Herbst, News Editor
October 12, 2012
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS, Off the Cuff

How did you come up with the idea for the website? My other friends at different colleges posted links to their [Tumblrs] on Facebook and I remember that someone at Oberlin posted one to Carnegie Mellon’s [Tumblr] and I was thinking, “Hey, this is pretty funny. Oberlin could use one of these.”...

Women’s Soccer Looks for Win on Senior Day

Joe Graybeal
October 12, 2012
Filed under Soccer, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

The women’s soccer team traveled to Kenyon College this weekend for its second conference match of the season. While the Yeowomen played a competitive match from start to finish, the Ladies of Kenyon were able to grab a two-goal lead in the first half and sneak one more into the goal in the second...

Anna Deavere Smith: “Shine a Light Through Broken Hearts”

Matthew Sprung, Staff Writer
October 12, 2012
Filed under ARTS, Literature & Poetry, Theater & Film

Award-winning actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith spoke and performed in front of a full Finney Chapel as part of Oberlin College’s annual Convocation series last Saturday, Oct. 6. Best known for her one-woman plays Fires in the Mirror and Twilight: Los Angeles, both of which she wrote and starred...

ObieChunks Offers Late-Night Cookie Option

William Passannante, Staff Writer
October 12, 2012
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS

College sophomores Michael Plotz and Alex Hilden want you to get your chunk on. The two are the driving force behind ObieChunks, a new late-night cookie delivery service. The concept behind ObieChunks is simple, but effective. Customers place orders by messaging the group’s Facebook or e-mail accounts....

President of Right to Work Foundation Speaks on Union Legislation

Robin Wasserman, News Editor
October 12, 2012
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Mark Mix, president of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation and the National Right to Work Committee, spoke in favor of right-to-work laws and on the importance of individual liberty in the workplace Tuesday in West Lecture Hall. Some 25 people attended the lecture, which was sponsored...

Stereocure Kicks Off Tour, Spreads Unabashed Love of Music

Julia Hubay, Arts Editor
October 12, 2012
Filed under ARTS, Music

Odd as it may sound, it is both easier and harder than ever, to make it in the modern music industry. Technological advances allow for artists to record and distribute their music much more effectively, but this advance has also vastly expanded the pool of competitors. Despite the bleak outlook, a...

Student Health to Offer Free Emergency Contraception

Adiel Kaplan, Staff Writer
October 12, 2012
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Student Health Services will offer free emergency contraception to students starting Oct. 15 as part of its compliance with the Affordable Care Act. Emergency contraception in the form of the morning after pill has previously been available through Student Health at reduced cost. According to the...

Oberlin Athletics Drops Adidas Deal

Madeleine O'Meara and Phoebe Hammer
October 12, 2012
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Ever since the Adidas sponsorship was announced this summer, rumors of protest have circulated. Adidas, like most sportswear companies, is well known for having questionable labor practices. This week, Oberlin College and Cornell University decided not to renew their four-year contracts with Adidas —...

Arts and Sciences Orchestra Resurrected

Daniel Hautzinger, Staff Writer
October 12, 2012
Filed under ARTS, Music

From jam sessions that stretch into the early morning to mix tapes that students regularly share with one another to jam bands that spontaneously pop up all over campus, it’s pretty clear that many Oberlin students have some sort of experience with making music. Having a world-class music conservatory...

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