The Oberlin Review

New Travel Warning Restricts Student’s Study Abroad Options

Emma Eisenberg, Staff Writer

September 16, 2011


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

The Winter Term trip to Mexico has a 30-year tradition in the Hispanic Studies department. This year, however, the trip is still being vetted by the Office of Study Away, thanks to a new policy restricting student travel to potentially dangerous countries. The Travel Warning policy states that “students...

Chilean Film Nostalgia for the Light Haunts, Educates

Nancy Roane, Staff Writer

September 16, 2011


Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

History professor Steve Volk hosted a screening of the Chilean documentary Nostalgia for the Light last week to commemorate the 38th anniversary of the 1973 coup in Chile. The film, directed by Patricio Guzmán, a well-known Chilean filmmaker and documentarian, addresses the coup and the complexities of memor...

Security Report: April 28 – May 4, 2011

Staff

May 13, 2011


Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, April 28 1:25 a.m. Officers were alerted to a student sitting outside on a second floor window ledge at King Hall. The student said he climbed through a window to smoke a cigarette. He was advised against his actions and told to return to the building. 2:11 a.m. Officers responded to a loud noise ...

Off the Cuff: Rand Steiger, Composer-in-Residence

Caroline Hui, Staff Writer

May 13, 2011


Filed under Music, NEWS, Off the Cuff

How did you get your start in music and composition? I started as a rock drummer when I was growing up in the suburbs of New York City. When I was in junior high, I wrote songs for my band, so I had started writing music before I really thought about it as a profession. In high school, when I s...

Student Organization of the Week: Thread Collective

Erica Reyes, Staff Writer

May 13, 2011


Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

Last fall, Thread Collective, a student-run production company, was founded by College juniors David Ohana, Aaron Profumo and Hayden Gilbert. The company works to raise funds and to manage and market student multimedia productions, art exhibitions and galas. Ohana noted that Thread Collective is now...

OPIRG hosts The Love Movement

Abby Hawkins, Staff Writer

May 13, 2011


Filed under Features, NEWS, Uncategorized

Wilder Bowl was a vision of serenity and springtime celebration in the midst of the Love Movement on Sunday, May 8, an afternoon of face-painting, Moon-Bouncing and concert-going. The event featured music by student groups Nothing But Treble, the Acapelicans and Givers of Sweet Love, storytelling perf...

Senior Combines Neuroscience, Dance in Honors Project

Veronica Burnham, Staff Writer

May 13, 2011


Filed under Features, NEWS

The shift from high school to college is a challenge for many students. While leaving home, incoming college first-years dream of the (almost) unlimited freedom, new friends and exciting experiences, but this transitional period can often cause large amounts of unexpected stress. In her senior Honors...

Wilder Press to Publish Anthologies, Novella

Julia Herbst, Staff Writer

May 13, 2011


Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

On May 27, Wilder Voice Press will celebrate the release of its first published books: two anthologies and a collection of poetry written by Oberlin students. Staff members of the Wilder Voice literary magazine — including Editor-in-Chief and double-degree sixth-year John West, managing editor and...

Big Parade Comes to Town

Jessica Lam, Staff Writer

May 13, 2011


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

Warmth and sunshine — a welcome respite from the dreary weather of the past few weeks on campus — marked the 10th annual Big Parade and Festival on Saturday, May 7. Preparation began early in the morning for the town-wide event, which, in addition to the parade, included music, free food, a moonbounce...

Wilder Press to Publish Anthologies, Novella

Julia Herbst, Staff Writer

May 13, 2011


Filed under Campus News, NEWS

On May 27, Wilder Voice Press will celebrate the release of its first published books: two anthologies and a collection of poetry written by Oberlin students. Staff members of the Wilder Voice literary magazine — including Editor-in-Chief and double-degree sixth-year John West, managing editor and...

Visiting Speaker Inspects MySpace Friendships

Liv Combe, News Editor

May 13, 2011


Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

In an era when The Social Network is nominated for an Academy Award and the news of Osama bin Laden’s death is heard first on Twitter, it’s safe to assume that most people are active on one online social network or other. David Liben-Nowell, an associate professor of Computer Science at Carl...

FEATURE: “Swerve” Bike Shop Opens Downtown

Angus Chen, Staff Writer

May 13, 2011


Filed under Community News, NEWS

Oberlin is now home to a new bike store called “Swerve.” Swerve’s entirely glass front wall and minimalist interior give it a modern look and feel that is largely absent from Main Street. At first glance, the polished wood floors and the stretched glass wall are redolent of the newly renovated...

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