The Oberlin Review

Fall Forward Gets Experimental with Mixed Results

<i>Fall Forward</i> Gets Experimental with Mixed Results

Aria Dean

November 15, 2013


Filed under ARTS, Dance, Recent Stories

Fall Forward, Oberlin’s fall dance showcase which took place in Warner Main on Nov. 7–9, featured a number of Oberlin students performing pieces that drew from a wide array of styles, including ballet and contemporary dance. For the most part, the performances were tight and well-choreographed, but th...

Volleyball Team Takes 6th at Conferences

Volleyball Team Takes 6th at Conferences

Emma Lehmann

November 15, 2013


Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Volleyball

The women’s volleyball team took 6th place at the North Coast Atlantic Conference championships this past weekend. The tournament took place at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. The team played three games, winning one and losing two, with the first a veritable struggle for the team. Although...

Groundbreaking for New Athletic Facility Begins Saturday

Groundbreaking for New Athletic Facility Begins Saturday

Sarah Orbuch, Staff Writer

November 15, 2013


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The official groundbreaking ceremony for the Austin E. Knowlton Athletics Complex will take place this Saturday. The $8 million donation for the new facility marks the biggest donation the school has ever received for athletics. The ceremony will take place before the football team takes on the Hiram...

New Initiatives for Campus-Wide Safer Policy Enacted

New Initiatives for Campus-Wide Safer Policy Enacted

Rachel Weinstein, Staff Writer

November 15, 2013


Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Recent Stories

First adopted in 1993, the sexual offense policy has appeared in multiple incarnations, but the most recent changes were enacted in May 2012. The policy defines various types of sexual misconduct and asserts procedural guidelines in the event of an infraction. College President Marvin Krislov wrote an...

Opera Theater Presents Dark Take on Humperdinck’s Classic

Opera Theater Presents Dark Take on Humperdinck’s Classic

Jarrett Hoffman

November 15, 2013


Filed under ARTS, Music, Recent Stories, Theater & Film

Posthumous decapitation? Gesticulating at the audience with their child-sized fists as their parents kneeled in prayer in a blatant eschewal of religious themes? This was no kids’ story. Spearheaded by director Jonathon Field, Oberlin Opera Theater’s production of Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hänsel un...

In the Locker Room with Tom Reid

In the Locker Room with Tom Reid

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor

November 8, 2013


Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, In the Locker Room, Recent Stories, SPORTS

This week the Review sat down with Bowling I and II teacher, Tom Reid, to discuss Reid’s long tenure at Oberlin, how he started bowling and what you need to do to take his class next semester. When did you start bowling? Tom Reid: I started bowling fall of 1973. I was 15. My church formed a bowli...

Aerialists Wow Audience with Art-Themed Show

Aerialists Wow Audience with Art-Themed Show

Katherine Dye, Staff Writer

November 8, 2013


Filed under ARTS, Features, Recent Stories

Off the Wall, Saturday’s performance by the Oberlin College Aerialists, featured impressive death-defying feats of strength and flexibility. The aerialists exhibited a variety of skill levels and acts, some of which were more striking than others. The theme which very loosely tied all of these acts...

Historic Soccer Season May Be Drawing to a Close

Historic Soccer Season May Be Drawing to a Close

Rose Stoloff, Sports Editor

November 8, 2013


Filed under Recent Stories, Soccer, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

After one of the most impressive seasons of the team’s last two decades, the Yeomen may be putting away their cleats until next year. The men’s soccer team traveled to Gambier, Ohio, twice in the last week to take on the Kenyon College Lords where they played two close games, tying one 0–0 and...

Steampunk Cabaret Revels in Risqué Humor at Cat

Steampunk Cabaret Revels in Risqué Humor at Cat

Anne Pride-Wilt, Staff Writer

November 8, 2013


Filed under ARTS, Features, Recent Stories, Theater & Film

The student-run organization OCircus may call itself a circus, but a better label for the group’s production last week is cabaret — steampunk burlesque cabaret, to be precise. While the combination may sound half-baked or faddish on paper, the four performances of the Fall Cabaret “Mrs. Borden’s...

Swimming and Diving Team Makes Splash with Weekend Wins

Swimming and Diving Team Makes Splash with Weekend Wins

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor

November 8, 2013


Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Swimming and Diving, Varsity Winter

The swimming and diving team began its season impressively this past weekend with wins over the Hiram College Terriers and The College of Wooster Fighting Scots in the Greater Cleveland Swimming and Diving Tournament. The team defeated the Terriers handily on Friday by a score of 347–106 and eked...

In the Locker Room with Natalie Winkelfoos and Creg Jantz

In the Locker Room with Natalie Winkelfoos and Creg Jantz

Sarah Orbuch, Staff Writer

November 1, 2013


Filed under In the Locker Room, Recent Stories, SPORTS

This week the Review sat down with Director of Athletics and Physical Education Natalie Winkelfoos and Senior Associate Director of Athletics Creg Jantz to discuss fall season highlights, mascots and pick-up lines. What has been your favorite fall sports moment? Natalie Winkelfoos: Hmm. Obviously men...

Volleyball Team Takes on Important Wins

Volleyball Team Takes on Important Wins

Sarah Kahl, Staff Writer

November 1, 2013


Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Volleyball

The Yeowomen volleyball team has been getting mixed results lately. Most recently, the Yeowomen came up short to the Adrian College Bulldogs, falling 0–3. During that same week, however, the team managed to beat some major competitors, such as The College of Wooster and Kenyon College. Against the...

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