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The Oberlin Review

Slam Poets Deliver Honest, Moving Performances in Accessible Environment

Slam Poets Deliver Honest, Moving Performances in Accessible Environment

Clara Shannon
April 25, 2014
Filed under ARTS, Literature & Poetry, Recent Stories

As the lights dimmed, the excited chatter of faculty and students filled the tiny Lord Lounge in anticipation of Oberlin’s OSlam! Poetry Showcase on Tuesday, April 22. Three illuminated microphones sat in wait for performers. Abruptly, the chatter burst into explosive applause as the group members...

Local News Bulletin

April 25, 2014
Filed under Community News, NEWS, STAFF

Hair Recycling The Resource Conser- vation Team hosted a hair recycling event this Tuesday, during which student stylists gave their peers free haircuts. The chopped locks will be donated to the Matter of Trust organization, which then ships the clippings to manufacturers throughout the U.S. who we...

Deerhoof Hops Genres in Manic ’Sco Blitz

Deerhoof Hops Genres in Manic ’Sco Blitz

Jacob Rivas
April 25, 2014
Filed under ARTS, Music, Recent Stories

This semester has already seen more than its fair share of talent take the ’Sco stage. Last Tuesday however, the venue’s booking team managed to outdo itself and step up its indie rock cred yet again, bringing San Francisco’s venerable Deerhoof to campus. Since its 1994 formation by absurdly...

Yeowomen Head to NCAC Tournament

Yeowomen Head to NCAC Tournament

Michaela Puterbaugh
April 25, 2014
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The women’s tennis team won its seventh consecutive match last Saturday when it beat the Allegheny College Gators 7–2, advancing its conference record to a perfect 3–0. This victory pushed the team’s regular season record to 11–8 overall. Its next match will come in the first round of the NCAC...

Yeomen Finish Strong with a Win Over Fighting Scots

Yeomen Finish Strong with a Win Over Fighting Scots

Hannah Heinke Green
April 25, 2014
Filed under Lacrosse, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The men’s lacrosse team defeated The College of Wooster Fighting Scots in an exhilarating 10–6 win in its season finale on April 19. The Yeomen conclude their season 8–6 overall and 3–4 in the North Coast Athletic Conference. Sophomore Alex Wagman led the Yeomen’s offense with four goals...

Boston United By Marathon

Sarah Orbuch, Sports Editor
April 25, 2014
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

It is hard to believe that a whole year has passed since the bombing at the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon. I had signed up for race alerts for my friend who was running, and when I received a text message saying she had finished, I put away my phone and stopped paying attention to the race. Two...

On the Record with Editors-in-Chief on 50th Anniversary of ‘Plum Creek Review’

On the Record with Editors-in-Chief on 50th Anniversary of ‘Plum Creek Review’

Vida Weisblum, Staff Writer
April 25, 2014
Filed under ARTS, Literature & Poetry, On the Record

This semester, the Plum Creek Review — Oberlin’s oldest literary and arts magazine —will be celebrating its 50th anniversary with a special edition to commemorate its history and longstanding presence on campus. The Review spoke with Editors in-Chief and College seniors Ryann Eastman and Zack Knol...

IM Softball Provides Chance for All to Step Up to the Plate

IM Softball Provides Chance for All to Step Up to the Plate

Bronwen Schumacher
April 25, 2014
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

Last Sunday afternoon, next to the women’s softball field by North Fields, a group of forty students sat beneath the evergreen trees, pitched balls to one another and practiced their swings. Some had a natural talent for the sport, swiftly catching fly balls and casually hitting doubles into the outfield,...

In The Locker Room with Michelle Polyak, Dylan Cohen and Maisy Byerly

In The Locker Room with Michelle Polyak, Dylan Cohen and Maisy Byerly

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
April 25, 2014
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week the Review sat down with intramural softball captains, senior Michelle Polyak of the Senior Shockers and juniors Dylan Cohen of the Skinflutes and Maisy Byerly of the Designated $hitters to discuss their team names, how much they value intramural softball and why more people should play. ...

Despite Virtuosity, Listeners Unconvinced by Hamasyan Show

Clara Shannon
April 25, 2014
Filed under ARTS, Music

It’s not on every college campus that students can spend their Saturday night devouring vegan cookies, sipping on peppermint tea and watching a performance of an Armenian award-winning jazz-rock, avant-garde trio — but at Oberlin they can. Renowned musician and composer Tigran Hamasyan took the stage...

Baseball Ready for NCAC Crossover Play

Baseball Ready for NCAC Crossover Play

Taylor Swift
April 25, 2014
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The Yeomen split their doubleheader against The College of Wooster Fighting Scots on their Senior Day this past Saturday. The Yeomen won the first game 3–2 but fell to the Scots 4–2 in 10 innings in the second game. In the opener, senior Mike McDonald secured his sixth win of the year by striking...

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