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The Oberlin Review

Staff, Faculty of Color Stand with Campus Protesters

November 20
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

An open letter from staff and faculty of color at Oberlin College and Conservatory: To the students at Missouri State, Yale, Ithaca, Claremont McKenna and elsewhere: As you have raised your voices against racism to demand better, we have been overcome by heartbreak and inspiration. It is heartbreaki...

Two Wins Open Yeowomen’s Season

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
November 20
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The Yeowomen improved to 2–0 with a dominant 85–57 win over the Thiel College Tomcats Monday night. The backcourt of senior guard Lindsey Bernhardt and first-year guard Alexandra Stipano combined for 42 total points, blaz­ing the way for Oberlin. Bernhardt finished the game with 26 points, one...

Alumni Leaders Support Students’ Call for Diversity, Sensitivity

Lorri Olan, Chuck Spitulnik, and Andy Rowan
November 20
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To our friends in the Oberlin community: We are the three officers of the Oberlin Alumni Association and are proud to be part of Oberlin’s long and proud tradition of standing upright and facing issues and challenges related to social justice, racial equality and inclusiveness, broadly defined....

Arthur Crowned Regional Champ

Arthur Crowned Regional Champ

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
November 20
Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

The cross country team left their mark on the famous LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course at the regional championship this weekend, with five runners earning All-Region honors and senior Geno Arthur be­coming the first individual re­gional champion in program history. Head Coach Ray...

Classroom Censorship Does Not Protect Against Real World Experiences

Roger Copeland, Professor of Theater and Dance
November 20
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: In a feisty essay published in last week’s Review, columnist Cyrus Eosphoros delivers the following ultimatum to Oberlin’s faculty: “If a professor feels like putting their students — over whom they have substantial power — in danger, the least they could do is prove it...

Parking Lot Necessary Near Magpie Space

Tony Mealy, Oberlin resident
November 20
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: The Review’s Nov. 13 article “Concerns over Parking Grow as Magpie Closes” fails to mention that the former RAX Restaurant had seating for 60 customers with a parking lot for 63 cars and a bus stop out front. Compare this with Magpie’s seating for 75 customers, Infinite Monke...

Content Warnings Fail to Reflect Life After Oberlin

Aaron Pressman, Columnist
November 20
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

I have no objection to professors warning students that some information discussed in their classes may be emotionally challenging or difficult to hear. In fact, it is part of a professor’s job is to outline the content of a course and distribute that information to students before the add/drop de...

In the Locker Room with Grant Butler

In the Locker Room with Grant Butler

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
November 20
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with Oberlin College’s new Strength and Conditioning Coach Grant Butler to discuss his pre-Oberlin career, working out with Oberlin’s varsity teams and some useful weight lifting tips. How long have you been a strength and conditioning coach? This is going ...

Paris Attacks Target Multiculturalism

Josh Ashkinaze, Columnist
November 20
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

The Paris terrorist attacks were shocking, but one particular detail was especially surprising: One of the suicide bombers who attacked the Stade de France was a Syrian refugee, according to his passport. The document lay next to him, suspiciously intact, despite the condition of his body. This led some Fren...

After Paris, Education Remains Critical

James O’Leary, Contributing Writer and Frederick R. Selch Assistant Professor of Musicology
November 20
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

A close friend and colleague from Paris sent me a dispatch from her university. She wrote: “I’m just coming out of the Sorbonne, where the French president and members of the government had come to participate in the ‘silent minute’ with us and our students (we lost three students in the atta...

REC Reinvestment Upholds Oberlin’s Commitment to Sustainability

Editorial Board
November 20
Filed under Editorials, OPINIONS

The most pressing issue facing newly-elected City Council members is the allocation of Renewable Energy Certificates, a benefit of Oberlin’s EPA Green Power Partnership. RECs were originally intended to be reinvested in renewable energy and carbon reduction initiatives for communities to expand their...

Player of the Week: Jack Poyle

Player of the Week: Jack Poyle

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
November 20
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

Junior guard Jack Poyle netted 25 points in the Yeomen’s home opener Monday against the Muskingum University Fighting Muskies, shooting an efficient 9–14 on the night and netting nine rebounds. Poyle was recently named NCAC Player of the Week for his performance at Kalamazoo College, scoring 22 po...

Established 1874.