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The Oberlin Review

On the Record with Gregory Walker, Classical Violinist

Colin Roshak
October 31
Filed under ARTS, On the Record

Violinist Gregory Walker is visiting this week to work with the Oberlin Orchestra as it prepares “Poeme for Violin and Orchestra,” a piece composed by his father, George Walker, OC ’41. Walker spoke to the Review about his career as a violinist and his relationship with his father. Colin Roshak: Could you...

West Is Best

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
October 31
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The 2014–2015 NBA season began this past Tuesday, kicking off what should be the most entertaining season in recent memory. With the Western Conference as loaded with good teams as ever and LeBron James making his triumphant return to Cleveland, this year’s edition of the Association features no s...

Feature Photo: Sam Moss at the Cat

Feature Photo: Sam Moss at the Cat

Mike Plotz
October 31
Filed under ARTS, Music

New England–based songwriter and guitarist Sam Moss performed Monday at the Cat in the Cream. His program consisted of a variety of original and traditional folk songs, and Moss’s casual style encouraged listeners to relax and appreciate the graceful simplicity of his lyrics and melodies. ...

Obies Must Support Public Transit

Jillian Hostetler, College sophomore
October 31
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: It’s no secret that the millennial generation is recognized as an agent of change. Millennials are already hailed as people who will take the ideas of past generations and make them a reality. As Oberlin students, this is something many of us realize. In a lot of ways, we have...

OFD Requests Support of Charter Amendment 27

Dennis Kim, Oberlin Fire Department
October 31
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: On behalf of your Oberlin firefighters, we respectfully ask for your support for Charter Amendment 27, an amendment to Section XIX of the City of Oberlin Charter that will be presented on the Nov. 4 election ballot. This proposed change was submitted on behalf of the fire department,...

In the Locker Room with Phillip Hsu, Joey Velez and Shonari Edwards

In the Locker Room with Phillip Hsu, Joey Velez and Shonari Edwards

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
October 31
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with members of the Gruffs, the men’s rugby team — senior Phillip Hsu, sophomore captain Joey Velez and fifth-year captain Shonari Edwards — to discuss some of their favorite moments of the season, on-campus recruiting and this weekend’s game against rival Keny...

Volleyball Qualifies for NCACs with Hot Streak

Volleyball Qualifies for NCACs with Hot Streak

Jackie McDermott
October 31
Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Volleyball

The volleyball team defeated the College of Wooster Fighting Scots 3–0 on Saturday, exacting revenge on a Scots team that handed it a 3–1 defeat earlier this season. The win earned the Yeowomen a bid to the North Coast Athletic Conference Championships, which will be played from Nov. 7–9. On We...

Amazon’s Monopolistic Practices Threaten Publishing Industry

Chloe Vassot, Contributing Writer
October 31
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Some grudges you form as a kid have a way of sticking with you for life. Few things feel more satisfying than growing up and learning that these long-held views are, at least to some extent, rational. Since I was young, I have held a deep grudge against the company Amazon.com. My local Borders bookstore...

Sachs Convocation Exemplifies Biased, Neoliberal Agenda

Ana Patricia Robelo, Megan Gisela Bautista, and Gian-Carlo Toriano Parel
October 31
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

Dear President Marvin Krislov: We are three of the students who helped organize a direct action in opposition to the convocation that took place on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. We cannot speak for everyone who organized, participated or wanted to but were not able to engage in the action, but we —...

Halloween Edition

Halloween Edition

Hazel Galloway, This Week Editor
October 31
Filed under THIS WEEK

Conservatory To Honor Iconic German Composer

Vida Weisblum, Arts Editor
October 31
Filed under ARTS, Features, Music

A cast of Conservatory voice majors will present their long-awaited fall opera, Street Scene, by famous German composer Kurt Weill, next week as part of a series of events called Weill Week. The week will also include a film screening, academic talks about Weill and an orchestral performance of Weill...

Ray Young Brings Strong Experience

John and Diane Adams
October 31
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: Ray Young would make an excellent State Board of Education member for our district. We have known Young and his family for 17 years. In that time, he has been a teacher, a principal and a college professor. Not only does he hold a master’s degree in education, but his experience...

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