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Athina Apazidis, Staff Cartoonist

March 13, 2020

Amer Hasan, Third-year Conservatory Clarinetist

Amer Hasan.

Casey Troost, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

Conservatory third-year Amer Hasan is now the clarinet finalist for the 2020 Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition. Hasan’s mentor is Oberlin Professor of Clarinet Richard Hawkins, who received the same award in 1990. Hasan now serves as the principal clarinetist for the Akron Symphony Orchest...

Twin Sister Duo KING Brings Warm Vibes to the Cat

A promotional photo from We are King, the R&B trio that performed at the Cat in the Cream last Saturday.

Alice Koeninger, Senior Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

Minneapolis-born twin sisters Paris and Amber Strother performed as the duo KING in the Cat in the Cream this past Saturday, March 7. Now based in Los Angeles, the twins call their self-produced electronic sound “eclectic.” Their self-titled first album received a Grammy nomination for Best Urban...

Poetry Event “Afterwords” Reflects on Allen Exhibition

College fourth-year Kaitlyn Rivers reads her poem “Palatable Perception” in front
of “Untitled (Revenge)” by Felix Gonzalez-Torres.

Jaimie Yue, Arts & Culture Editor

March 6, 2020

Students, faculty, and community members gathered at the Allen Memorial Art Museum for “Afterwords: An Evening of Poetry at the AMAM” this past Tuesday. The event was in tandem with the “Afterlives of the Black Atlantic” exhibition, also at the AMAM. “Afterwords’’ featured spoken word poetry...

Behind the Scenes: “Cosi Fan Tutte” Opens This Wednesday

Casey Troost, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Beginning Wednesday at 8 p.m., the Oberlin Opera Theater will continue to uphold a tradition that’s at least four decades old: producing Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte once every 10 years.  First performed in 1790, Cosi Fan Tutte is set in Naples and centered around a scheme between three military offi...

TIMARA Recital Showcases Combination of Coding and Music

Double degree fourth-year Max Addae dancing with audience members at the end of his recital.

Carson Li, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

At the end of double-degree fourth-year Max Addae’s junior recital, audience members danced on stage as the Technology in Music and Related Arts and Computer Science major coded live beats. The recital, which was performed in Fairchild Chapel last Sunday, was aptly titled Algorhythm, a phrase that r...

Anne Trubek, OC ’88, Founder of Belt Magazine, Belt Publishing

Anne Trubek.

Lauren O’Hear, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Anne Trubek, OC ’88, is the founder of Belt Magazine and Belt Publishing. After graduating, Trubek returned to teach at Oberlin as a rhetoric professor from 1997–2015 before becoming a full-time freelance journalist, publicist, and entrepreneur. In addition to authoring a number of books, Trubek’...

New Club Creates a Space for Alternative Black and Femme Students

Alice Koeninger, Senior Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Alt/Black, Oberlin’s new goth, punk, metal, alternative club for Black women and femmes, was founded by College second-year Jordann Sadler and College third-year Mikaela Howard at the beginning of this semester. The club welcomes “all Black, femme, and women-identifying students, as well as their...

A Crossword of Definitions

A Crossword of Definitions

Lauren O'Hear, Crossword Contributor

March 6, 2020

DOWN 1. Hematocyte, abbr.  2. Distinctive span of years 3. Pastry fat 4. Navajo silverworking artist, Horace 5. Snugly embedded 6. Verb, to seem likely 7. Expression of surprise understanding 8. Concrete reinforcer 9. The number of operands a function takes 10. Dwight’...

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Clair Wang, Staff Cartoonist

March 6, 2020

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