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The Oberlin Review

Sextet to Bring Indie Folk to Cat

Louise Edwards, Arts Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Music

Coinciding with this weekend’s Folk Fest is alternative folk pop band PHOX, which will per- form at the Cat in the Cream Saturday at 9 p.m. Hailing from Baraboo, WI, the sextet — who have been friends since high school — boasts whimsical tunes featuring exquisite, wistful vocals from singer ...

Feature Photo: Dandelion Romp

Feature Photo: Dandelion Romp

Louise Edwards, Arts Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Dance, Features, Music

College first-year Adam Work, Conservatory first-year Daphne Pickens and College senior Arthur Davis of the group Wallaby Darned play a lively tune for dancers at Hales Gymnasium. The 17th annual Dandelion Romp contra dance festival kicked off Friday with a workshop for beginners. Providing blistering...

Top Conservatory Pianists Compete in Dann Competition

Julia Peterson, Production Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Features, Music

Judges Boris Slutski from the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore and Steven Spooner from the University of Kansas Conservatory declared Conservatory senior Zi Xiao Li the winner of Oberlin’s Arthur Dann Piano Competition, which was held in Finney Chapel Sunday. Named in memory of a former Oberlin...

On the Record with Ana Garcia, Breakdancer

Kiana Mickles
April 29, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Dance, Music, On the Record

Ana “Rokafella” Garcia is a B-girl who fell in love with breakdancing in the 1990s and danced with hip-hop crews such as the Transformers, the Breeze Team and the New York Float Committee. She co-founded Full Circle Productions with her husband and fellow breaker Kwikstep, where they teach young dan...

The Beginner’s Guide to Surviving Commencement

Isabel Hulkower, Columnist
April 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

As the year comes to a close, we are now officially entering the “final stretch.” It’s a glorious time during which long-harbored inhibi­tions are lowered, and we collectively indulge in a little debauchery. However, enjoying this well-deserved revelry does not necessarily have to take a noxious...

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This year, Oberlin is hosting the Ohio Valley, USA Ultimate Regional Championship for both the men’s and women’s leagues. This week, the Review sat down with the captains of Oberlin’s men’s Ultimate Frisbee team, The Flying Horsecows, seniors Jacob Gilbert and Jason Freedman to discuss the mechan­...

Anderson Seeks Scholars, Athletes

Scott Rivlin
April 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The Oberlin football coaching staff recently an­nounced plans to host a one-day prospect camp on May 14. The goal of the camp is to bolster the program for future seasons by attract­ing recruits with potential both on the field and in the classroom. The camp will be open to any high school student...

Player of the Week: Hannah Rasmussen

Player of the Week: Hannah Rasmussen

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

First-year Hannah Rasmussen winds up for a pitch. This week marked a bright spot in Rasmussen’s already impressive career as a rookie on the softball team. In the first game of the Yeowomen’s doubleheader against Ohio Wesleyan University Tuesday, Rasmussen scored a career-high five strikeouts. She...

Oberlin’s Errors Prove Costly

Oberlin’s Errors Prove Costly

Nile Godfrey
April 29, 2016
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The baseball team had a tough outing this weekend, as the Yeomen found themselves in a four-game conference matchup with the Al­legheny College Gators. With the North Coast Athletic Conference Crossover Series on the line, the Yeomen en­tered the series in second place in NCAC East but dropped all...

Let the Kids Play

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

You might remember that I called out the Unit­ed States Men’s National Team a while back for looking completely out of sorts heading into the 2016 Centennial Copa America tournament this summer. I continue to stand by that statement. The men’s team is in trouble, not just for the invitational tourna­ment...

Communication, Cooperation Needed for Medical Leave Reform

Editorial Board
April 29, 2016
Filed under Editorials, OPINIONS

College fifth-year Libby Salemi went on medical leave during the second semester of her first year. After dealing with panic attacks that made it impossible to focus on her studies, she decided to take a break and try to diagnose her disorder. Upon returning to campus for her sophomore year, Salemi ...

Yeowomen Seek NCAC Title After Win

Yeowomen Seek NCAC Title After Win

Matthew Walker
April 29, 2016
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The women’s tennis team fin­ished its regular season on Satur­day, taking a win from the Alleghe­ny College Gators in commanding fashion and ending the day with a score of 7–2. The Yeowomen enter the post­season in fourth place after going 12–9 in the regular season and 2–1 in the North...

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