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The Oberlin Review

Census More than Identity Title

Marissa Maxfield, Contributing Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

The U.S. Census Bureau released a version of its plans for the 2020 census last week, and for the first time, it proposed tallying gender identity and sexual orientation. Shortly after, Census Bureau Director John Thomson announced that the question was a mistake that was never meant to be included....

Administration Neglects Mental Health Needs

Marissa Maxfield, Contributing Writer
February 17, 2017
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Psychiatric and counseling services on college campuses typically receive inadequate attention compared to other areas of health care, and Oberlin is no exception. While past disparities can be attributed to the invisibility of mental conditions and suppressive social influence, ignorance is not a viab...

Yeomen Take Second in Record Season

Yeomen Take Second in Record Season

Marissa Maxfield
November 11, 2016
Filed under Recent Stories, Soccer, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

Appearing in its inaugural North Coast Athletic Conference Championship game, men’s soccer dropped a heartbreaker to the top-seeded Kenyon College Lords 2–1 in double overtime. “We expected to win. The guys were excited and confident and ready to prove that we belonged,” said Head Coach Blake...

Nationally Ranked Yeomen Prepare for Postseason

Marissa Maxfield
October 28, 2016
Filed under Soccer, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

It only took two goals to seal the deal. With a 2–0 win over the Hiram College Terriers Tuesday, the No. 25 Oberlin College Yeomen earned their place in the North Coast Athletic Conference tournament for the third time in four years — capping off a season that has brought 13 wins and the highest...

Yeowomen Continue to Make Strides

Yeowomen Continue to Make Strides

Marissa Maxfield
October 7, 2016
Filed under Soccer, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

Just two and a half minutes into Saturday’s game versus The College of Wooster, junior midfielder Hannah Cook sent a sweeping cross to junior forward Gwennie Gardiner. Gardiner found the back of the net for the seventh time this season, putting the team ahead 1­–0. Though The College of Wooster...

Field Hockey Joins Anthem Protest

Field Hockey Joins Anthem Protest

Marissa Maxfield
September 30, 2016
Filed under Field Hockey, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

National anthem protests in athletics draw a range of reactions from scorn to admiration. That national debate came to Knowlton Athletics Complex when the field hockey team kneeled during the Star Spangled Banner last Friday. “[We want] to express to fellow students, community members and people...

Yeomen Riding Five-Game Win Streak

Yeomen Riding Five-Game Win Streak

Marissa Maxfield
September 23, 2016
Filed under Soccer, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

The Yeomen propelled themselves to a five-game win streak with dominant defense and an aggressive offense after going 1–1 in their opening matches. The team’s most recent victories show the Yeomen are finding their stride as they prepare for their first North Coast Athletic Conference Game Saturday. The...

Rugby Rolls Out at Ashland

Marissa Maxfield
September 16, 2016
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

The men’s rugby team is ready to rumble in its first game of the 2016 season at Ashland University tomorrow. The team, nicknamed the Gruffs, is stacked with young athletes drawn to the camaraderie and competition of club rugby. Gruffs president and College junior Jimmy Fleming explains that a handful...

Men’s Soccer Splits Opening Games

Men’s Soccer Splits Opening Games

September 9, 2016
Filed under Recent Stories, Soccer, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

Men’s soccer split its season openers against the Heidelberg University Student Princes and the Ohio Northern University Polar Bears last week. The Yeomen pulled away with 3–1 victory against the Princes last Saturday at home, but fell short on the road just two days later with a 4–0 loss to the...

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