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The Oberlin Review

Review Security Notebook

May 9
Filed under NEWS, Security Report, STAFF

Thursday, May 1 10:10 p.m. A student reported the theft of a backpack from a study carrel in Mudd Library. The backpack was later located by of- ficers under a different carrel in Mudd. The backpack was returned to the owner with all items intact. Friday, May 2 2:39 p.m. Officers responded to a ...

NBA Delivers in Clutch

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
May 9
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

If the first round of the NBA playoffs was any indication, basketball fans everywhere are in for a real treat. In what was the best first playoff round I’ve ever watched in the NBA or otherwise, five different series went to seven games, while a sixth ended on a buzzer beater in Game 6 by one of...

Contrast Between Beethoven, Brahms Highlighted in Orchestra, Choir Concert

Andrea Goltz
May 9
Filed under ARTS, Music

Brahms and Beethoven are not a natural duo on an orchestra program — Brahms accentuates quirkier chords than Beethoven does and is free with musical form and rhythm. Nonetheless, the concert presented by the Arts and Sciences Orchestra, the Oberlin College Choir and the Musical Union in Finney Chapel...

Sam Amidon Energizes Folkfest with Wit, Crowd Participation

Olivia Menzer
May 9
Filed under ARTS, Music

Sam Amidon may or may not be a time traveler. During the majority of his performance on Friday night at Folkfest, he was undoubtedly a Manifest Destiny, West-Coast-bound pioneer who had lost his wife and children to dysentery, with his oxen next to go. The knowing and aching depth of his voice when singing...

Intricate Pieces No Problem for Sinfonietta

Clara Shannon
May 9
Filed under ARTS, Music

While most students spent Friday night dancing in Wilder Bowl, several of Oberlin’s most talented musicians revived classical music. Oberlin Sinfonietta, under the acclaimed baton of Professor of Conducting Timothy Weiss, closed its season in Warner Concert Hall with a successful performance of pieces...

Aerialists Finish with a Bang in ‘Up In Smoke’

Aerialists Finish with a Bang in ‘Up In Smoke’

Rosie Black, Production Manager
May 9
Filed under ARTS, Dance, Visual Art

“Don’t light things on fire, kids,” College senior and director of the event Samantha Karpinski said, waving to the crowd — as if anyone would take her advice after watching her fearlessly twirl, swallow and spit flames just seconds before. This was the trend last Friday and Saturday night just...

New Coalition Aims to Revitalize Local Economy

Emma Paul
May 9
Filed under Community News, NEWS

Since its founding last year, the Oberlin Community Benefits Coalition has pursued involvement in the construction of a new Oberlin public school for grades K-12. At a school board meeting on April 22, the group presented its vision for the school: a project the Coalition considers capable of revitalizing th...

In Spite of Controversy, Massive Crowd Gathers for Toxicity

In Spite of Controversy, Massive Crowd Gathers for Toxicity

Mary Fischer
May 9
Filed under ARTS, Dance, Music, Recent Stories, Visual Art

Solarity’s latest event, Toxicity, generated nearly as much energy as a nuclear power plant. Despite the controversy surrounding the event concerning its name, hundreds of students flocked to Wilder Bowl last Friday night to see student artwork and dance the night away. The display seemed a far cry...

Off the Cuff: Hannah S-P and Lonnie Bass, Slow Train baristas

Off the Cuff: Hannah S-P and Lonnie Bass, Slow Train baristas

Kate Gill, News editor
May 9
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff, Recent Stories

College senior Lonnie Bass and Hannah Scharlin-Pettee OC ’13 are baristas at the Slow Train Café. Bass has been a barista for two years, while Scharlin-Peettee began brewing this past fall. Bass and S-P sat down with the Review to discuss coffee, the Vengaboys and their strangest moments on the job...

Sheldon Ends Career with Nationals Bid

Sheldon Ends Career with Nationals Bid

Suzanna Doak
May 9
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Varsity Spring

The women’s tennis team finished out its season in the North Coast Athletic Conference match at Kenyon College with a third place finish on April 27. The Yeowomen ended their year with a conference record of 3–0, improving on last year’s mark of 2–1. One of the most notable aspects of the...

Yeomen’s Season Comes to Close in Crossover Play

Michaela Puterbaugh
May 9
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The baseball team ended its season with three consecutive losses of 14–2, 13–6 and 4–1 against the DePauw University Tigers this past weekend in the North Coast Athletic Conference Crossover Series. With the losses, the Yeomen were eliminated from the conference tournament, and the Tigers will...

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