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Clair Wang, Staff Cartoonist

April 26, 2019


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Arts Comic

Spring Quartet Wows in Highly Anticipated Celebratory Performance

Spring Quartet Wows in Highly Anticipated Celebratory Performance

Carson Dowhan, Senior Staff Writer

April 19, 2019


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Music

If you were on campus this week, chances are you heard the buzz about Esperanza Spalding’s Wednesday performance, which lasted over two hours in Finney Chapel. What you may not know, however, is that Spalding’s performance was part of a three-day festival marking the Conservatory Jazz Studies department’s...

Nationally- Acclaimed FIELD Magazine Ends After 50 Years, 100 Issues

Roman Broszkowski, Senior Staff Writer

April 19, 2019


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Literature & Poetry

With the release of its spring 2019 issue, FIELD: Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, an Oberlin College Press publication, concluded its 50-year run as one of the country’s most prestigious contemporary poetry reviews. The milestone was celebrated with several readings of past and present poems that h...

Review: “Game of Thrones” Premieres Eighth Season

Kabir Karamchandani, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Theater & Film

Editor’s Note: This review contains spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 1.  The much-awaited eighth and final season of Game of Thrones started strong this week with a character-driven episode that set up the epic battles soon to come. While the episode was light on action, it had ple...

Students Take the Stage for Another Student Dance Showcase

Students Take the Stage for Another Student Dance Showcase

Kate Fishman, Arts & Culture Editor

April 19, 2019


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Dance

It’s no secret that many of Oberlin’s most revered traditions are sustained almost entirely through the hard work of students. The Student Dance Showcase, the semesterly performance synthesizing work from a variety of campus organizations and individual students, is a shining example of such an event....

Robert Owen, Musical Acoustics Professor

Robert Owen, Musical Acoustics Professor

Jackie Brant, Opinions Editor

April 19, 2019


Filed under ARTS, Arts, On the Record

Robert Owen is an Assistant Professor of Physics at Oberlin. He specializes in gravitational theory, astrophysics, computation, and general relativity. Currently, he is involved in studying black holes in spacetime and working with supercomputer simulations to build codes that mathematically simulate th...

“Ana La Habibi” Explores Arab Identity in America

“Ana La Habibi” Explores Arab Identity in America

Aly Fogel

April 19, 2019


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Theater & Film

Two men stand around a record player, listening to the dreamy voice of Lebanese icon Fairuz. One man leans back on the couch, struck by nostalgia. He reminisces about when his mom played the song every day before school. He used to hate it, but now he smiles when it comes on.  “Ana la Habibi,” Fairuz sings, “I belong to...

MRC Colors of Rhythm Celebrates POC Creative Expression

MRC Colors of Rhythm Celebrates POC Creative Expression

Imani Badillo, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Dance

The 23rd annual Colors of Rhythm showed loud and proud at Finney Chapel this past Wednesday, putting students of color and the organizations they represent center stage. The event invited all to come and share in the variety of art forms expressed, including dance, singing, spoken word, and storytelling.  ...

Jean Rohe Plays to Few, Captures Hearts in Midweek Performance

Jean Rohe Plays to Few, Captures Hearts in Midweek Performance

Carson Dowhan, Senior Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Music

Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Jean Rohe stopped by Oberlin to give a songwriting workshop last Wednesday before her 8 p.m. show with her band at the Cat in the Cream. She is currently on tour to promote her new record, Sisterly, which was produced with her longtime collaborator Liam Robinson, with...

Visiting Lecturer Manuel Parada López de Corselas Brings New Ideas to Allen Piece

Visiting Lecturer Manuel Parada López de Corselas Brings New Ideas to Allen Piece

Anna Farber

April 12, 2019


Filed under ARTS, Arts, Visual Art

Editor’s Note: This piece discusses anti-Semitism and depictions of anti-Semitism.  Fulbright scholar Manuel Parada López de Corselas’ presentation on the 1432 painting “The Fountain of Life” illustrates key strengths in the way that Oberlin curricula engage with the Allen Memorial Art Museum...

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