The Oberlin Review

Strong Offense Helps Yeowomen Win First Two Games of Season

Strong Offense Helps Yeowomen Win First Two Games of Season

Erickson Andrews

November 22, 2013

The Oberlin women’s basketball team got off to a strong start last weekend as they handily trounced the Franciscan University Barons and the Geneva College Golden Tornadoes. In the first two games of the 2013-14 season, the Yeowomen put their new fast-paced offense to work with great success, defeating...

In the Locker Room with Ellie Huizenga, Tricia Souza and Sarah Willette.

In the Locker Room with Ellie Huizenga, Tricia Souza and Sarah Willette.

Rose Stoloff, Sports Editor

November 22, 2013

This week the Review sat down with sophomore soccer players Ellie Huizenga, Tricia Souza and Sarah Willette to discuss the responsibility that comes with sophomore year, Mamma Mia medleys and intramural basketball. How is being a sophomore on the team different than being a first-year? Ellie Huizenga...

Men’s Soccer Streaks to Playoffs

Men’s Soccer Streaks to Playoffs

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor

November 15, 2013

After a hard-fought defeat against the Kenyon College Lords last week, the men’s soccer team thought its near perfect season was over. But news came on Monday that the team had received an at-large bid for a spot in the NCAA tournament, and its storybook season was resurrected. “I had a gut feeling...

Os Mutantes, Capsula Bring Rock From Below

Os Mutantes, Capsula Bring Rock From Below

Julian Ring, Arts Editor

November 15, 2013

Sérgio Dias may be the sole original member in Os Mutantes — his revolving cast of psychedelic rockers has gone through more lineup changes than the band’s home country of Brazil has presidents — but draped in a black cloak over a T-shirt, arms raised and sporting a wide grin, he looked more like...

Fall Forward Gets Experimental with Mixed Results

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

Aria Dean

November 15, 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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