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The Oberlin Review

February Senate Update

Machmud Makhmudov and Megs Bautista
March 13, 2015
Filed under OPINIONS, Student Senate

Student Senate has started off the semester diligently working on making the grass visible again; we’re glad to say that we’ve finally succeeded. You’re welcome. This rapid improvement in our efficiency is in no small part due to the election of seven new senators — all of whom were chosen in...

Feature Photo: La finta giardiniera

Feature Photo: La finta giardiniera

Danny Evans, Arts Editor
March 13, 2015
Filed under ARTS, Music

Conservatory senior Rosie Kearin as Sandrina and an unidentified rabbit gesture toward a captivated audience. The Oberlin Opera Theater delivered a rendition of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera La finta giardiniera Wednesday night. Showgoers received the performance positively, guffawing at its char...

International Women’s Day Fails to Recognize Global Diversity of Experiences

Editorial Board
March 13, 2015
Filed under Editorials, OPINIONS

Content warning: This editorial contains discussion of sexualized violence. In a country with more CEOs named John than CEOs that are women, the need for an International Women’s Day is clear. This year’s event centered around the hashtags #MakeItHappen and #PaintItPurple to shed light on the...

In the Locker Room with Evan Holliday and Jason Freedman

In the Locker Room with Evan Holliday and Jason Freedman

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
March 13, 2015
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with the men’s Ultimate Frisbee captains, senior Evan Holliday and junior Jason Freedman, to discuss changes in the team dynamic over the years, how they can make it to Nationals and their favorite team traditions. Talk a little about the Horsecows’ relationship wit...

Superhero Franchises Face Rebuilding at Hands of Writers

Jeremy Reynolds, Staff Writer
March 13, 2015
Filed under ARTS, Features

In the world of Marvel Comics, nothing is sacred and nothing is set in stone. Writers tend to kill off characters with years of backstory and an enormous fan base in some appropriately heroic manner, only to resurrect them somewhere down the line with only flimsy, pseudoscientific justifications for...

Just Ask Us: Avoid Midterms Stress

Jolie De Feis and Mike Plotz
March 13, 2015
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

You’re stressed. We get it; you’re an Oberlin student (or alumnum, or prospie, or professor, or townsperson, or random internet surfer who was searching for “views in Berlin” and stumbled upon our little website), life is hard and, according to my great-uncle, it’s all downhill from here. Sorry....

Oberlin Water Main Breaks

Oberlin Water Main Breaks

Sarah Conner, Staff Writer
March 13, 2015
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Water bottles filled the tables of Stevenson Dining Hall, the recesses of recycling cans and the minds of thirsty students after a pipe break placed the city under a boil alert from early Sunday morning until late Monday afternoon. The leak, located a quarter-mile north of state Route 511, near the Oberlin...

Speaker Explains Benefits of Online Classes

Louis Krauss, Staff Writer
March 13, 2015
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Michael Horn, the education director for the Clayton Christensen Institute, visited Oberlin yesterday to discuss his ideas for how small liberal arts schools can become more financially accessible by replacing lectures with online classes. Horn’s lecture was part of the Steering Committee’s Speaker...

Feature Photo: SFP Protests Lina Khattab’s Conviction

Feature Photo: SFP Protests Lina Khattab’s Conviction

Elizabeth Dobbins, News Editor
March 13, 2015
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Members of Students for a Free Palestine Kaela Sanborn-Hum, College senior, and College sophomore Kai Shinbrough prepare an exhibit in Mudd library on Monday protesting the imprisonment of Lina Khattab, an 18-year-old journalism student, activist and Palestinian who was arrested while attending a protest...

Student Activists Host Weekend of Action

Student Activists Host Weekend of Action

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
March 13, 2015
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories, Uncategorized

The Student Labor Action Coalition collaborated with numerous student groups last Friday, Saturday and Sunday to host a Weekend of Action. Organizers put on more than 30 workshops pertaining to social justice, creative expression and technology over the three-day event in Wilder Hall, providing an opportunity...

Administration Mulls Over Library Future, Budgeting Process

Administration Mulls Over Library Future, Budgeting Process

Oliver Bok, News Editor
March 13, 2015
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Discussions about the future of the Oberlin College library system are in full swing as the Strategic Planning Steering Committee makes long-term decisions for the institution as a whole. According to members of the Library Committee, the administration may also be considering possible changes to the...

Temperature Rise Over 50 Years More Dangerous Than It Sounds, Increase in Coral Bleaching Triggered by Heat

Sophia Ottoni-Wilhelm, Contributing Writer
March 13, 2015
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Climate data for 2014 reveal it was the warmest year in recorded history, with 1998 coming in at a close second. While it may not seem particularly consequential in the midst of a never-ending Oberlin winter, changes in global temperature are incredibly impactful to our planet. Geologists predict a 2...

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