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The Oberlin Review

Commencement 2015 I: Schedule

Commencement 2015 I: Schedule

Hazel Galloway, This Week Editor
May 22
Filed under THIS WEEK

In the Locker Room with Nate Levinson and Tyler Sloan

In the Locker Room with Nate Levinson and Tyler Sloan

Tyler Sloan and Nate Levinson
May 8
Filed under In the Locker Room, Recent Stories, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with itself, Sports Editors Nate Levinson and Tyler Sloan, to discuss their favorite parts of the job, why they were initially interested in the position and their favorite co-editors. What made you want to be a Sports editor for the Review? Tyler Sloan: I started writing ...

Shifting Sports Culture

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
May 8
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

As the end of my sophomore year winds down, and my tenure as Sports editor comes to a blissful conclusion as I move to News, I have been reflecting on how the Oberlin Athletics Department has evolved over the last two years. Playing on the women’s varsity soccer team, I have experienced firsthand wh...

Baseball Upsets Gators, Fighting Scots

Baseball Upsets Gators, Fighting Scots

Rose Stoloff and Nate Levinson
May 8
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

After splitting the first two games of its series against the DePauw University Tigers, Oberlin baseball emerged victorious in the rubber match on Sunday, winning 11–1 to earn a spot in the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament. This is the team’s second ever appearance in the tournament, w...

Western Yoga Practices Prove Problematic

Isabel Hulkower, Columnist
May 8
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

If you’ve ever wandered into a mat exercise class thinking you were in for something easy and left in extreme pain, you are not alone. Low-impact exercise classes like yoga and pilates have gained major popularity, and their benefits include but are not limited to: being easy on the joints (no jumping),...

Intramural Softball Championship Approaches

Intramural Softball Championship Approaches

Bronwen Schumacher
May 8
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

The 2015 intramural softball season will soon come to an end, and with the championship games being played this weekend, teams are preparing for their final bats this season and, in some cases, for their entire college careers. While some students dabble in the sport, other students, such as 40–40...

Women’s Lacrosse Falls Short in NCAC Championship

Women’s Lacrosse Falls Short in NCAC Championship

Harrison Wollman, Staff Writer
May 8
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The Denison University women’s lacrosse team offensively dominated the first half of the North Coast Athletic Conference championship against the Yeowomen last Saturday, scoring eight goals within 20 minutes and holding Oberlin to just three. The Big Red’s scoring momentum, paired with its solid def...

Lying Embedded in Political Tradition

James Millette, Professor Emeritus, Africana Studies
May 8
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editor: Poor Brian Williams! Now that we are all sticklers for truth, we just have no place in our noble profession for those who are fiddling with it. Tut! Tut! Time was when it was a hallmark of our profession to place false stories in random places so that they could be picked up as “sources”...

Mellon Mays Fellows Support SFP Divestment

Mellon Mays Fellows, Classes of 2015–2016
May 8
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: The Oberlin College Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship classes of 2015 and 2016 vehemently condemn the apartheid state of Israel’s occupation of Palestinian land and proudly endorse the Students for a Free Palestine’s divestment proposal. As members of the larger MMUF network,...

Controversial Events Must Be Met with Reason

Roger Copeland, Professor of Theater and Dance
May 8
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: I’m writing to address both of the letters the Review published last week in response to my earlier comments about the generic distinction between “speech” and “violence” (“Violence Requires Multiple Definitions” and “Silencing Survivors Results in Violence,” The O...

Oberlin Fails to Support Students

Sam White, Contributing Writer
May 8
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

In September, when my dear friends and classmates return for their final year at Oberlin College, I’ll be going elsewhere. I’ll be joining the unspoken masses of Obies taking time off to go anywhere, frankly, that isn’t here. Miraculously, through luck and persistence, I’ll be leaving in good...

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