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The Oberlin Review

Battling Bishops Knock Men’s Basketball Out of Playoffs

Battling Bishops Knock Men’s Basketball Out of Playoffs

Bob Cornell
February 27, 2015
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The men’s basketball team saw its season end in defeat when it fell 83–66 to the No. 1 team in the conference, the Ohio Wesleyan Battling Bishops, last Tuesday. The Yeomen had previously struggled against the Battling Bishops, falling 86–61 and 106–76 earlier in the season. Tuesday’s cont...

In the Locker Room with Bronwen Schumacher and Kate Hanick

In the Locker Room with Bronwen Schumacher and Kate Hanick

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
February 27, 2015
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with senior women’s lacrosse captains Bronwen Schumacher and Kate Hanick to discuss their leadership roles, team traditions and the weirdest things that have happened during their time on the team. What are your expectations for the team this year? Bronwen Schumacher: Wi...

The Power of the Sweet Potato

Isabel Hulkower, Columnist
February 27, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

Welcome to the hottest new column in the sports section. I have a degree from Internet University in health fads with a minor in home remedies, and I want to put my hard-earned knowledge to use to provide some commentary on all the big and little issues affecting student health. Of course, it’s im...

Too Hot for Qatar

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
February 27, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The 2022 FIFA World Cup, scheduled to take place in Qatar, has been doomed from the start, and the organization put the final nail in the coffin by likely rescheduling the final match to take place the night before Christmas Eve. With the traditional timing of the World Cup altered due to exceedingl...

Despite Tough End, Future Bright for Women’s Basketball

Despite Tough End, Future Bright for Women’s Basketball

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
February 27, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The women’s basketball team saw its record-breaking season come to an end last Tuesday when the Yeowomen fell to the visiting Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops by a score of 75–58. A raucous crowd of 456 was in attendance to witness the Yeowomen’s first home playoff game since 1990. The Ye...

Women’s Tennis Splits Matches in Weekend Play

Women’s Tennis Splits Matches in Weekend Play

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
February 27, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The women’s tennis team bested the visiting Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets with a clean 9–0 victory in its first set of matches last Saturday. First-year Mayada Audeh led the Yeowomen in the No. 1 singles spot, breezing past her opponent in two sets with twin scores of 6–1. However, Ober...

Katlin Letter Distorts UIUC Motives in Salaita Case

Jade Schiff, Politics department
February 27, 2015
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: In their letter in last week’s Review, Andrew and Fisher Katlin distorted both my views and the issues at stake in Steven Salaita’s treatment by UIUC. The Katlins are correct that mine was not a balanced argument. I believe UIUC’s handling of the case was unambiguously wrong. S...

Professors Shed Light on Chamber Music Experience

Colin Roshak, Staff Writer
February 27, 2015
Filed under ARTS, Music

As an ensemble, soloists and professors Amir Eldan, Haewon Song and David Bowlin are a force with which to be reckoned. On Wednesday Feb. 18 the Oberlin Trio — comprised of the cellist, pianist and violinist, respectively — offered a dynamic and powerful performance that showcased works by Haydn,...

Art History Department to Add African Art Professor

Jake Frankenfield
February 27, 2015
Filed under ARTS, Visual Art

Susan Kane — one of the Art History department’s six art historians and one of the biggest assets of Oberlin’s Art department — has announced she will retire at the end of this semester. The Art History department will use Kane’s retirement as a chance to reflect on the current structure of the...

Six Students Added to Steering Committee

Six Students Added to Steering Committee

Louie Krauss, Staff Writer
February 27, 2015
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The student body elected College junior Sophie Umazi Mvurya, College first-year Nina Pulley and College second-year Jasmine Anderson to the Steering Committee last week. In addition, Student Senate selected College junior Avalon McKee, College second-year Sarah Minion, and double-degree second-year Hayden...

Just Ask Us: DeCafé Not Worth Price

Jolie DeFeis and Mike Plotz
February 27, 2015
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

Disclaimer: “Just Ask Us and We’ll Tell Ya” is a satirical column, and the Review does not condone illegal activity of any kind.  There comes a time in every Oberlin student’s life when a decision must be made: Should I steal that shit from DeCafé? Of course, stealing is wrong when put into...

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