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The Oberlin Review

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Yeowomen Head to NCAC Semifinals

Yeowomen Head to NCAC Semifinals

Michaela Puterbaugh
February 24
Filed under Basketball, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Winter

Tuesday marked a pivotal point in Yeowomen basketball history as the squad, seeded fifth in the North Coast Athletic Conference tournament, defeated the fourth-seeded Hiram College Terriers 60–43 to become the first women’s basketball team to win a playoff game since 1999. With the win, Oberlin solidified...

Intersectional Comedian D’Lo Brings Variety Show to Oberlin

Intersectional Comedian D’Lo Brings Variety Show to Oberlin

Daniel Markus, Arts editor
February 24
Filed under ARTS, Features, Literature & Poetry, Recent Stories

A unique blend of stand-up comedy, poetry and storytelling awaits guests at the Cat in the Cream Sunday as actor and comedian D’Lo brings his touring variety show, D’FaQTo Life (pronounced “de facto”) to Oberlin. The show will be his first in Oberlin since 2013, when he performed as part of Co...

Administrators Rush to Finalize Clusters

Administrators Rush to Finalize Clusters

Melissa Harris, News editor
February 24
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

The College will soon finalize proposals for the new course cluster program, kicking off this fall at the Peter B. Lewis Gateway Center’s “StudiOC.” As the March 10 proposal deadline approaches for interested faculty members, students remain unaware which departments or course combina­tions will...

Police Catch Peeping Tom with Footage of Students

Louis Krauss and Andrea Wang
February 24
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Police arrested a man in Erie County after finding videos on his phone containing footage of women, mostly Oberlin students, undressing in their off-campus houses. David Schindley, 45, from Huron, Ohio, filmed the videos while standing outside students’ houses between Jan. 12 and Feb. 5. According...

Femme Musicians of Color Confront White Male Industry Dominance

Femme Musicians of Color Confront White Male Industry Dominance

Sam Spacassi, Staff writer
February 24
Filed under ARTS, Features, Music

When people think of electronic music, their minds often go reflexively to a handful of middle-of-the-road, white male DJs and producers such as Diplo, Calvin Harris or David Guetta. One group on Oberlin’s campus, Femme Artists Breaking Boundaries, founded last year by College juniors Rayna Holmes ...

In The Locker Room with Ultimate Frisbee

In The Locker Room with Ultimate Frisbee

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
February 24
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with senior Maya Gillett, sophomore Faith Shaeffer and junior Caroline Beshers, members of the Preying Manti women’s ultimate Frisbee team, to discuss the camaraderie that is characteristic of the sport and the future of ultimate at Oberlin. This weekend, the team wil...

On The Record with Professor Justin Emeka

On The Record with Professor Justin Emeka

Victoria Garber, Arts Editor
February 24
Filed under ARTS, On the Record, Theater & Film

Associate Professor of Theater and Africana Studies Justin Emeka, OC ’95, discovered acting at a young age, but racially restrictive casting drove him more toward directing. He graduated with a master’s degree in directing from the University of Washington School of Drama in 2005 and has been ext...

Local Educators Urge State to Reduce Testing

Local Educators Urge State to Reduce Testing

Jack Brewster
February 24
Filed under Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

As the Ohio Department of Edu­cation inches toward approving an education plan to comply with federal regulations, local teachers, parents and school board members are im­ploring the administration to amend the proposal. The regulations are part of the Every Student Succeeds Act, a federal ruling signed...

Dropping First Two Games, Yeomen Face Growing Pains

Dropping First Two Games, Yeomen Face Growing Pains

Alex McNicoll and James Cato
February 24
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

The men’s lacrosse team suffered season opening defeats this weekend, dropping its first two games against the John Carroll University Blue Streaks and Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets 19–6 and 18–5 respectively. After losing 10 seniors to graduation last year, seven of whom were starters,...

Immigration Raid Discourse Requires Moral Intuition

Will Cramer, Contributing Writer
February 24
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have been arresting undocumented immigrants across the country for the past week, targeting those with and without criminal records. These raids mark a policy shift from former President Barack Obama’s executive orders that worked to ensure that law-abiding i...

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