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The Oberlin Review

The Meaning of Mindfulness

The Meaning of Mindfulness

Izzy Rosenstein, This Week Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under THIS WEEK

https://issuu.com/theoberlinreview/docs/4.28.2017/8

OSCA Pushes for Pausing Aid Changes

OSCA Pushes for Pausing Aid Changes

Melissa Harris, News Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Oberlin Student Cooperative Associa­tion officers met with administrators today to negotiate the administration’s recent policy changes concerning housing and dining for next academic year. OSCA Presi­dent and College junior Tara Wells said officers’ main goal at the meeting was to have the administration...

On a Hot Streak, Yeomen Sweep Kenyon

On a Hot Streak, Yeomen Sweep Kenyon

Alex McNicoll, Contributing Sports Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The Yeomen’s offense exploded for 25 runs in a four-game series sweep last weekend against North Coast Athletic Conference rival Kenyon College. In the team’s first home series against a conference opponent, the games helped secure sole possession of second place in the NCAC East Division with 6–2...

In The Locker Room with Jules Sawhill

In The Locker Room with Jules Sawhill

Michaela Puterbaugh, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with fifth-year double-degree student Jules Sawhill. After coincidentally walking on to the baseball team as a first-year, Sawhill ended up pitching for the Yeomen for all four years of NCAA eligibility. In his final year at Oberlin, Sawhill is now focusing on finishing...

$14-Million Hall Annex Renovations to Begin in June

$14-Million Hall Annex Renovations to Begin in June

Oliver Bok, Editor-in-Chief
April 28, 2017
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

Student actors, singers and danc­ers will have a brand new space to per­form in next calendar year, after the City Planning Commission approved a long-awaited renovation and expansion of Hall Annex April 19. The $14-million project includes both a complete renovation of Hall Annex and the addition...

OMTA’s “Assassins” Balances Levity, Seriousness

OMTA’s “Assassins” Balances Levity, Seriousness

Victoria Garber and Quentin Nguyen-Duy
April 28, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Features, Recent Stories, Theater & Film

When the legendary Stephen Sondheim and librettist John Weidman first debuted Assassins in 1990, it was one of the most controversial musicals in recent history. The musical compiles its character list from the select community of historical figures connected to the assassinations and attempted assass...

Administrators Respond to Student Concerns

President Marvin Krislov and Senior Staff
April 28, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: We are writing foremost to express our strong support and appreciation for [Oberlin Student Cooperative Association] and to reiterate our commitment to equity and fairness across all residential and dining options. These are not mutually exclusive positions, as we hope to clarify...

I Am a Low-Income Student in Favor of Dining Changes

Mia Bates, Contributing Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

$500. That is what I owed the school for my entire first year at Oberlin. $500 and two weeks to pay it; otherwise, I could not enroll for my second year. I called my mom immediately and got a reply I had heard for 18 years: “I don’t know where the money is going to come from, lovey.” My parents...

Student Input Necessary to Avoid Finger Pointing

Editorial Board
April 28, 2017
Filed under Editorials, OPINIONS

Following last week’s tuition hikes, the sentiment bears repeating: The administration needs to include students in conversations about major institutional decisions, financial or otherwise. The scenario played out much like similar situations often have in the past. Behind closed doors, administrators...

Oberlin Alums Pen Enchanting New Musical

Oberlin Alums Pen Enchanting New Musical

Julia Peterson, Production editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Features, Theater & Film

A staged reading of The Enchanted, a new musical comedy in progress by John Kander, OC ’51 — who previously wrote music for Cabaret and Chicago — and prolific playwright and fiction writer Greg Pierce, OC ’00, was performed by a cast of student actors last weekend in the Birenbaum Innovation and Pe...

USS Oberlin

USS Oberlin

Melissa Harris, News Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Editorial Cartoon, OPINIONS

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