Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Michael Takahashi holds a plaque from a chess tournament

In the Locker Room with Michael Takahashi, Chess National Master

James Foster October 7, 2022

This August, Conservatory third-year Michael Takahashi became the fourth Iowan under 21 and second Oberlin student to pass the 2200 rating threshold and become a Chess National Master after his...

The Oberlin football team and staff pose on Fred Shults Field.

Oberlin Football Players Comment on Program Flaws

Zoe Kuzbari, Contributing Sports Editor October 7, 2022

It’s been 48 years since Oberlin’s football team had a winning season. In 1974 the team went 5–4 and hasn’t seen much success since. Now coined “America’s sport,” football is one...

Marta Laska and Anna Pastore compete together.

Tennis Doubles Pairs Dominate Ashland University Doubles Invitational

Kayla Kim, Contributing Sports Editor October 7, 2022

Last weekend, both tennis teams played their final matches of the fall season at the Ashland University Doubles Invitational. While the men’s team struggled, the women’s team, which won...

Tua Tagovailoa plays for the Miami Dolphins.

Learning from Tua Tagovailoa: Oberlin Football Players Reflect on Pressure to Perform

Chris Stoneman, Senior Staff Writer October 7, 2022

Contact sports are dangerous games that afford their own risks to those who decide to play. As the intensity of play increases, so does the potential for violence, collisions, and severe injury....

Preying Manti members face Miami University’s defense.

Frisbee Teams Compete in First Home Competition

Chris Stoneman, Senior Staff Writer September 30, 2022

Last weekend, Oberlin College hosted its 22nd annual Force Freedom Ultimate Frisbee tournament. Both of Oberlin’s teams, the women’s and trans Preying Manti and the Flying Horsecows, participated in...

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were doubles partners at the Laver Cup.

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Model Healthy Rivalry, Friendship

James Foster September 30, 2022

Just three weeks after Serena Williams, tennis’s greatest female athlete, retired, a fellow tennis legend followed suit. On Sept. 23, Roger Federer, the Swiss maestro who has captivated audiences for...

Jackie Oh dribbles past Transylvania University in last Sunday’s game.

Field Hockey Wins Against Transylvania In Last Non-Conference Game

Kayla Kim, Contributing Sports Editor September 30, 2022

In 80 minutes of action, the longest game of the season so far, field hockey won in a hard fought shootout against Transylvania University last Sunday. After a goalless double overtime, both teams engaged...

In The Locker Room with Lacrosse, Football Dual-Sport Athlete Leander Herman

In The Locker Room with Lacrosse, Football Dual-Sport Athlete Leander Herman

Zoe Kuzbari and Andrea Nguyen September 30, 2022

Third-year Leander Herman is a dual-sport athlete on both the lacrosse and football teams who still finds time to participate in ultimate Frisbee on campus. A Computer Science major, he loves playing board...

Women’s soccer fourth-year Camille Franklin kicks a field goal.

Women’s Soccer Beats Football In Penalty Kick-Off

Zoe Kuzbari, Contributing Sports Editor September 30, 2022

Last week, women’s soccer took on the football team on Bailey Field in a penalty kick/field goal competition. Each team had three players from their roster attempt shots and also selected a coach to...

Zoe and Téa Kuzbari smile for a photo taken by their mom at the Haverford vs. Oberlin game.

Sisters Compete Against Each Other

Zoe Kuzbari, Contributing Sports Editor September 23, 2022

This past weekend, the volleyball team hosted the Oberlin Invitational Tournament in Philips gym. The teams participating included John Carroll University, Chatham University, and Haverford College —...

MiLB Unionizes, Joins MLBPA

MiLB Unionizes, Joins MLBPA

Andrea Nguyen, Sports Editor September 23, 2022

Minor League Baseball joined the Major League Baseball Players Association after the MLB voluntarily accepted its union earlier this month. While the formal unionization took less than a month, players...

Cross country athletes compete in last year’s Rochester Yellowjacket Invitational.

Cross Country Team Competes in Rochester Invitational

Kayla Kim, Contributing Sports Editor September 23, 2022

Last Saturday, the cross country team participated in the Rochester Yellowjacket Invitational, hosted by the University of Rochester. Both the men’s and women’s teams placed 14 out of 25 in their respective...

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