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The Oberlin Review

IBF, OPAL Team Up for Cell Phone Free Day

Taylor Field, Staff Writer
November 30
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

The Oberlin Peace Activists League and the Oberlin chapter of the Ishmael Beah Foundation joined forces last Tuesday to raise awareness about conflict minerals in technology through a campus-wide cell phone free day. Both groups agreed that one of the most important parts of the event was educating...

Oberlin Student Coalition Stands With CCNY Students

The Oberlin Student Coalition
November 22
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To all students currently affected by recent events at CCNY, Here at Oberlin College we have truly seen the necessity of political freedom and spaces for students to organize and support each other. Last semester, as many know, there was a sustained series of hate-based attacks on the student body...

Company Delights and Impresses with Songs of the Heart

<i>Company</i> Delights and Impresses with Songs of the Heart

Anne Pride-Wilt, Staff Writer
November 22
Filed under ARTS, Recent Stories, Theater & Film

People love to talk about love, and as far as Stephen Sondheim is concerned, people love to sing about it, too. This conviction was on full display in the Oberlin Student Theatre Association’s production of his musical Company, which ran in Wilder Main from Thursday to Saturday last week. OSTA’s Compan...

Barnard Residents Sidestep Substance Abuse

Barnard Residents Sidestep Substance Abuse

November 22
Filed under Features, NEWS

This week marks Oberlin’s annual Alcohol Awareness Week. Over the past few days, several events around campus have examined the role that alcohol plays in both social and academic life and the abuse that sometimes accompanies it. The events this week were designed to open a dialogue about the effects...

Member of Alumni Association Executive Board Reflects on Thanksgivings Past

Sarah Anderson Richards
November 22
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

Ah, Thanksgiving. This time of year always brings pleasant memories of holidays past and allows me to look forward with anticipation to the upcoming season of family get-togethers. When I was a student at Oberlin back in the ’80s, things were a bit different for us around the holidays than they are...

Crisis Grips Republican Party

Sean Para
November 22
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

The Republican Party faces a grave impasse in its role in American politics. Torn between radical ideology and pragmatism, the party is splitting into two wings. On one side lies the radically conservative section of the party, which emerged from the neoconservative movement and has been invigorated...

Historic Soccer Season Comes to a Close

Historic Soccer Season Comes to a Close

Tyler Sloan and Rose Stoloff
November 22
Filed under Recent Stories, Soccer, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

The men’s soccer team traveled to Rochester, NY this past weekend to compete in the NCAA Division III tournament for the first time in the team’s history. The team was met by an enthusiastic horde of adoring fans, parents and alumni soccer players. The Yeomen prevailed on Saturday and defeated...

New Proposal Requires OSCA Members to Attend Anti-Racism Meetings

Louis Krauss
November 22
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

In an effort to facilitate more effective cross-community discussion, OSCA is requiring its members to attend next week’s Anti-Racism Workshops. Held on Nov. 23 and 24, the workshops will last approximately three hours and will address both the intricacies of racial insensitivity, as well as the implications...

Men With Short Beards Makes Virtuosic Music Accessible

Men With Short Beards Makes Virtuosic Music Accessible

Justine Goode
November 22
Filed under ARTS, Music

“You already got populist zombie jazz, right?” “Screwball post-lullaby. Or is it post-screwball lullaby?” “Pop-oriented improvisation.” Only minutes after ending their set of original compositions at the Cat in the Cream, double-degree seniors Nate Mendelsohn and Stephen Becker stood...

Democrats Must Move to the Left

Oliver Bok
November 22
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Whenever the conversation turns to national politics, I often hear people whine and moan about how Congress can never get anything done. I think differently: Every time I hear the words “bipartisan coalition,” I tremble at the legislative monstrosity to come. The Iraq War, the banking deregulation...

Resource Conservation Team Launches Sustainability Initiative

Paul Buser
November 22
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

As the trees lose their color, our trash receptacles are just putting on a new shade of green. The Resource Conservation Team has been hard at work this week in a campaign to raise awareness about its new sustainability practices. Lining the bins are new green trash bags that are both biodegradable and...

Oberlin Sends 9 Runners to NCAA

Sarah Kahl
November 22
Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

The men’s and women’s cross country teams had an impressive showing at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional meet this past Saturday. The Yeowomen finished second overall, automatically qualifying them for the NCAA national meet. Sophomores Geno Arthur and Joshua Urso ran well and earned individual bids...

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