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The Oberlin Review

Kero Kero Bonito Brings Upbeat Pop to ’Sco Performance

Samantha Spaccasi, Staff writer
April 14, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Music

“I’m having a party / Everyone can come / By the way, you’re invited / You seem pretty fun,” Sarah Midori Perry, frontwoman of Kero Kero Bonito, sings in “My Party,” a track from the group’s first mixtape, Intro Bonito. “My Party” and other songs from the Intro Bonito mixtape, release...

Students Demand Administrative Transparency

Andrés González, Kai Joy, Contributing Writers
February 10, 2017
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Oberlin’s administration has a transparency problem. The administrative body and the Board of Trustees have continuously left students out of both mundane and critical decision-making, and students are often first made aware of these decisions when physically confronted with them. The tuition hikes...

Political Folk Group Pays Tribute to Salvadoran Civil War

Political Folk Group Pays Tribute to Salvadoran Civil War

Andrés González
November 6, 2015
Filed under ARTS, Music, Recent Stories

When live music manages to create a connection with the audience, it is often through the merit of the music being played — how much the audience enjoys the melodies, how in sync the performers are and how much energy is passing between audience and performer. Yet there is another way in which music...

Downtown Boys to Emphasize Political Themes with Multilingual Lyrics

Andrés Gonzalez
May 1, 2015
Filed under ARTS, Music, Uncategorized

Who are the Downtown Boys? In the lead-up to their performance tonight at the ’Sco, many Oberlin students have surely asked this question. As friend of the band and member of New York hardcore outfit Nine of Swords Jack Tomascak succinctly said in a conversation with the Review, “Downtown Boys are...

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