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The Oberlin Review

Men’s Tennis Beats Gators, Heads to Playoffs

Men’s Tennis Beats Gators, Heads to Playoffs

Jackie McDermott
April 27
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The men’s tennis team bested conference rival the Allegheny College Gators 7–2 last Saturday to clinch the fifth seed in the upcoming North Conference Athletic Conference tournament. The Yeomen sent senior captain Soren Zeliger off with the program’s first win over Allegheny in 10 years on his ...

Denison Big Red Spoils Senior Day for Women’s Lacrosse

Denison Big Red Spoils Senior Day for Women’s Lacrosse

Randy Ollie
April 27
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The women’s lacrosse team celebrated its Senior Day while playing the Denison University Big Red at the Austin E. Knowlton Athletic Complex last Saturday. The Yeowomen took an early lead and hung tight for most of the first half, but Denison pulled away soon after to clinch a 15–8 victory over Oberlin....

Red, White and Gold

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

The countdown to the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada this summer has officially begun. With a little over a month until the festivities begin, analysts have started to embark on a series of lengthy commentaries that will consume sports media from now until early July. Every World Cup comes with a “group...

Give the DivaCup a Chance

Isabel Hulkower, Columnist
April 27
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

This is a weekly column devoted to discussing issues related to wellness at Oberlin College. You don’t have to go deep into Oberlin’s reproductive justice scene to hear cries of the wonders of the DivaCup. There are dozens, if not hundreds, of people all over this campus who have basked in its man...

Rising Popularity of Quidditch Hits Oberlin

Rising Popularity of Quidditch Hits Oberlin

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
April 27
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

The quidditch team was officially named a club sport at Oberlin this semester in a move reflecting the growing number of participants on campus. The roster now has upwards of 20 people, practices up to four times a week and participates in regional competitions. As a member of the national organization ...

In the Locker Room with Kaïa Austin, Carmen Wolcott and Kanti Keislar

In the Locker Room with Kaïa Austin, Carmen Wolcott and Kanti Keislar

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

This week, the Review sat down with members of the women’s and trans rugby team, the Rhinos, senior Kanti Keislar, first-year Carmen Wolcott and junior Kaïa Austin, to discuss the unique culture of the rugby team, why they enjoy the sport and their favorite team traditions. How’s the season going so far? ...

Off the Cuff: Rajeev Dhawan, director of Georgia State University’s Economic Forecasting Center

Oliver Bok, News Editor
April 24
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

Rajeev Dhawan is a professor and the director of the Economic Forecasting Center at the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. Dhawan frequently publishes economic forecasts for the metro-Atlanta economy, the regional Southeast economy and the broader U.S. economy. Dhawan has made app...

Students Protest 4 Percent Tuition Hike

Students Protest 4 Percent Tuition Hike

Katherine Kingma
April 24
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories, Uncategorized

On Saturday afternoon, College senior Zachery Crowell shouted out to a Wilder Bowl full of sunbathing students to encourage them to participate in a meeting to organize students against the College’s planned four percent increase next year in total cost of attendance. Within the first five minutes,...

Council Wins Gun Lawsuit

Hannah Jackel-Dewhurst
April 24
Filed under Community News, NEWS

Last week a judge ruled in favor of the City Council in a lawsuit over a city ordinance that reiterates a state law banning unlawful possession of firearms in public parks. The decision is significant because it states that municipal governments have the right to file ordinances regulating the use of...

Lil Bibby, 16 yr old Pack ’Sco

Sam Winward
April 24
Filed under ARTS, Music

On the evening of Friday, April 3, fans gathered outside the ’Sco to claim an additional 200 tickets released hours before Lil Bibby’s concert performance. At 10 p.m. when the doors opened, ’Sco student employee and College junior Matthew Walker demanded the mob transform into a single file line...

Michelle Obama to Speak at Commencement

Elizabeth Dobbins, News Editor
April 24
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

First Lady Michelle Obama is going to speak at commencement on May 25 thanks to a short video showcasing the Ninde Scholars Program. “We’re so excited and proud. I would say overwhelming excitement and pride,” said Katie Hayes, Ninde Scholars Program college access coordinator. Almost two...

Students Protest Sommers’ Lecture

Students Protest Sommers’ Lecture

Emma Paul, Staff Writer
April 24
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

From her podium in Dye Lecture Hall, Christina Hoff Sommers, an author, former philosophy professor and self-proclaimed “freedom feminist,” attempted, amid protesters and dissenting audience members, to persuade Oberlin students that feminism has become too radicalized. She was invited to campus...

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