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The Oberlin Review

Cravings

Cravings

Brian Tom, Contributor
February 17
Filed under EDITORIAL CARTOON, OPINIONS

OSLAM Switches Focus with Love-Centric Slam

OSLAM Switches Focus with Love-Centric Slam

Max Van Cooper
February 19
Filed under ARTS, Literature & Poetry

The night before Valentine’s Day, the Cat in the Cream filled with excited OSLAM fans. The large audience spilled onto the floor; friends huddled in from the cold with coffee and cookies. OSLAM is best known for its gripping political and emotional poetry, but the group’s Feb. 13 performance focused...

Jurassic 5 Founder Fails to Win Over Audience with Dreary Set

Jurassic 5 Founder Fails to Win Over Audience with Dreary Set

Jack Reynolds
February 20
Filed under ARTS, Music, Recent Stories

Hip-hop hearts were broken upon lauded lyricist and Jurassic 5 founder Chali 2na’s appearance at the ’Sco on Valentine’s Eve. 2na was phantasmal, retreating backstage for periods that reached 15 minutes in length. In his absence, electronic music duo and recent collaborators Funk Hunters did thei...

Valentine’s Day Too Often Compromises, Cheapens Intimacy

CJ Blair, Columnist
February 13
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

If there’s a holiday that’s further out of touch with the reality of what it celebrates than Valentine’s Day, I haven’t found it yet. While the marriage of the commercial and the emotional is a trend far from alien to American holidays, this connection is more contrived and unwarranted with V-Day...

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