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Sighted: Surprise Sword Dancing

Sighted: Surprise Sword Dancing

Daniel Markus, Arts and Culture editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Dance, Features, Recent Stories

Students working in the Science Center’s Perlik Commons on Wednesday afternoon were treated to a surprise performance by Rust Belt Rapper, a student dance group on campus. The group performs Rapper Sword Dance, a traditional folk dance that originated in northern England. The group’s routines feat...

Play Like A Girl: Clinic Celebrates Women in Sports

Play Like A Girl: Clinic Celebrates Women in Sports

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
February 10, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

Over 100 girls learned to “Play Like a Girl” at a sports clinic hosted by Oberlin Athletics for the third year in a row last Saturday in celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Student-athletes and coaches from eight varsity teams coached girls aged five to fourteen in the fundamentals...

Women’s March Draw Current Athletes, Alumni

Women’s March Draw Current Athletes, Alumni

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

Women’s marches around the country and the world on Saturday, Jan. 21 brought Oberlin’s current student-athletes, athletics alumni and Heisman Club members to the streets to support gender equality and protest the incoming Trump administration. Many Oberlin students and alumni attended the Women’s...

Feature Photo: Heisman Club Gathers in D.C.

Feature Photo: Heisman Club Gathers in D.C.

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

Oberlin Athletics alumni and members of the Heisman Club gathered in Washington, D.C., for a happy hour and networking event last Thursday. Heisman Club President-elect Carla White-Freyvogel, OC ’79, and Molly Powers and Jack Evans, both OC ’16, hosted the event. Delta Lodge Director of Athletics...

Feature Photo: Krislov Announces Sanctuary Campus Status

Feature Photo: Krislov Announces Sanctuary Campus Status

Oliver Bok, News Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Students gather around the front steps of Wilder Hall Nov. 16, calling for Oberlin College to become a sanctuary campus. President Krislov responded in an email to the community Thursday and committed to meeting all demonstrated financial need for admitted students and not taking immigration statu...

Feature Photo: Truck Overturns Thursday Morning

Feature Photo: Truck Overturns Thursday Morning

Louis Krauss, News Editor
October 28, 2016
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS, Recent Stories

A large garbage truck took a spill on its way to the Lorain County Landfill Thursday morning as it turned onto East Lorain Street, resulting in a massive pile of garbage on the street and sidewalk beside the Allen Memorial Art Museum. The accident forced police to temporarily close the road off, and...

Feature Photo: Women’s Tennis Hosts Invitational

Feature Photo: Women’s Tennis Hosts Invitational

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
September 16, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis

Over 100 women’s tennis players took to the Don Hunsinger courts for the 10th–annual Oberlin Invitational from Sept. 9–11. The invitational gave the Yeowomen a chance to compete against North Coast Athletic Conference foes Denison University and The College of Wooster as well as Division II Slipper...

Feature Photo: Terra Incognita

Feature Photo: Terra Incognita

Louise Edwards, Arts Editor
May 6, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Dance

College senior Benjamin Miyamoto dances in Oberlin Dance Company’s Terra Incognita in Hall Auditorium Saturday. Choreographed by Assistant Professor of Dance Alysia Ramos, the multimedia show illustrates how it feels to delve into the unknown and find the unexpected. Conservatory musicians accompanied...

Feature Photo: India Garden

Feature Photo: India Garden

Kerensa Loadholt, News Editor
April 22, 2016
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS

India Garden Head Chef Babul flips naan for the restaurant’s inaugural batch of customers. India Garden, the new Indian restaurant located at 65 East College Street, opened for business Thursday. The establishment takes the place of Magpie Pizza, which relocated to Sheffield Village in November 2015....

Feature Photo: Student Composers Concert

Feature Photo: Student Composers Concert

Vida Weisblum, Managing Editor
April 8, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Music

Conservatory senior Alex Tasker plays the didgeridoo, an indigenous Australian instrument, as part of an original eight-minute-long TIMARA composition by Conservatory senior Hunter Brown. The piece, “Bent and Blunted,” was included in the Student Composers Concert that took place in Warner Concert...

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