The Oberlin Review

In the Locker Room with Caleb Anderson and Felipe Ferreira

In the Locker Room with Caleb Anderson and Felipe Ferreira

September 2, 2016

This week, the Review sat down with Beginner Fencing ExCo Instructor junior Caleb Anderson and Badminton ExCo Instructor sophomore Felipe Ferreira to talk about the growth of these unique campus sports groups over time, their favorite memories as Oberlin sports instructors and how fellow students can get involved. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. How did your groups form? Caleb Anderson: Fencing is actually the oldest club sport at Oberlin, so it’s been around for...

In The Locker Room With Sarena Malsin and Randy Ollie

In The Locker Room With Sarena Malsin and Randy Ollie

May 6, 2016

This week, the Review sat down with itself — well, with Sports editors Randy Ollie and Sarena Malsin — to discuss their favorite parts of the job, their ideas for the future of the Sports section and their plans after graduation. What made you want to be a Sports editor for the Review? Randy Ollie: I was friends with the previous Sports editor, Nate Levinson, last year, and I also wrote for the Sports section for the entire year. I really enjoyed writing a lot, so when I saw an opening ...

April 29, 2016

This year, Oberlin is hosting the Ohio Valley, USA Ultimate Regional Championship for both the men’s and women’s leagues. This week, the Review sat down with the captains of Oberlin’s men’s Ultimate Frisbee team, The Flying Horsecows, seniors Jacob Gilbert and Jason Freedman to discuss the mechan­ics of hosting a regional tournament, the benefits and challenges of playing at home and what Oberlin students can expect from the teams this weekend. Could you talk a little about the tourna...

In The Locker Room With Larry Leggett

In The Locker Room With Larry Leggett

April 22, 2016

This week, the Review sat down with junior football player, Law and Society and Philosophy double major and up-and-coming DJ Larry Leggett to discuss starting his own label, OneHundro Music Crew, managing his time at Oberlin and aspiring goals in the music industry. When did you start your label, and what is it called? The idea of the label actually started when I was a junior in high school. It was really just an idea for a while, and we — the group of artists I was affiliated with — end...

In the Locker Room with Bradley Hamilton and Samma Regan

In the Locker Room with Bradley Hamilton and Samma Regan

April 15, 2016

This week, the Review sat down with Student-Athlete Advisory Com­mittee co-chairs junior Bradley Ham­ilton and senior Samma Regan to discuss their roles on the committee, SAAC’s impact on Oberlin’s student-athlete community and the benefits of being a representative of a campus community. What is the Student-Athlete Ad­visory Committee, and why is it important? Bradley Hamilton: Basically, what we do is that we have repre­sentatives from ideally every team — not every team send...

In The Locker Room With Sarah Mills and Ben Gillen

In The Locker Room With Sarah Mills and Ben Gillen

April 8, 2016

This week, the Review sat down with sophomore club soccer liaison Ben Gillen and senior club soccer co-captain Sarah Mills to discuss their experiences playing club at Oberlin, how the team dynamic has changed over the years and anything they would do differently to improve club soccer. How would you describe your roles on the team? Ben Gillen: I talk to Betsy Bruce, the director of Recreation and Club Sports, a lot, so I’m like the contact between her and other teams. It’s really cool; I...

In the Locker Room with Monique Newton and Annie Goodridge

In the Locker Room with Monique Newton and Annie Goodridge

April 1, 2016

This week, the Review sat down with sophomore track and field members Monique Newton and An­nie Goodridge to discuss how it feels to be national competitors, the ups and downs of training and the be­hind-the-scenes of field events. What was being at nationals like? Annie Goodridge: It was my first time going. I made it in by one cen­timeter. It was really, really cool. I really enjoyed it, and we got to eat out a lot. I got to explore the grilled cheese market in Iowa. I had a re­ally g...

In The Locker Room with Harrison Wollman, Kyle Dominy and Milo Sklar

In The Locker Room with Harrison Wollman, Kyle Dominy and Milo Sklar

March 11, 2016

This week, the Review sat down with men’s baseball pitchers senior captain Harrison Wollman, junior ace Kyle Dominy and sophomore Milo Sklar to discuss the state of the team, goals for the season and feelings surrounding their home opener Saturday. The baseball team had the most successful year in Oberlin men’s athletics history last year. Are you expecting that type of success again, or are you tempering your expectations? Milo Sklar: I would say that we aren’t tempering our expectat...

In the Locker Room with Kazim Ali

In the Locker Room with Kazim Ali

March 4, 2016

This week, the Review sat down with yoga instructor and Creative Writing Professor Kazim Ali to discuss the mental and physical benefits of yoga, the yoga scene at Oberlin and why yoga is important for athletes to practice. For people who are unfamiliar with yoga, can you summarize what it is? It’s a whole set of practices that draw from ancient Indian phi­losophy, [which] is almost 2,000 years old now. It is a set of prac­tices, whether they be meditative, devotion[al] or karma yoga; for ex...

In the Locker Room with Grace Barlow and Suzanna Doak

In the Locker Room with Grace Barlow and Suzanna Doak

February 19, 2016

This week, the Review sat down with women’s lacrosse team seniors Grace Barlow and Suzanna Doak to discuss their season on the heels of last year’s North Coast Athletic Conference runner-up title, away-game bus shenanigans and their feelings about the end of their college la­crosse careers. How do you see last sea­son’s success impacting this season? Suzanna Doak: I think it will [impact this season] in a very big way. I think we’re all pretty charged up off our success from la...

In The Locker Room with Josh Urso, Dan Bolotsky and Sarah Trutner

In The Locker Room with Josh Urso, Dan Bolotsky and Sarah Trutner

February 12, 2016

This week, the Review sat down with senior track and field captains Josh Urso, Dan Bolotsky and Sarah Trutner to discuss their events, spring season preparations and being part of the track and field program at Oberlin. Can you each talk about the events you do? Josh Urso: I run middle distance events which most often include races at the lengths of 400 meter, 800 meter, and 1600 meter. Dan Bolotsky: I’m a thrower for the team. During the indoor season, I throw the shot put and the weig...

In the Locker Room with Ariana Enzerink and Tori Poplaski

In the Locker Room with Ariana Enzerink and Tori Poplaski

February 5, 2016

This week, the Review sat down with softball team junior captains Ariana Enzerink and Tori Poplaski, both new additions as of last year, to discuss adjusting to a new team, the importance of team chemistry and their goals for the season. What has been your favorite part of softball at Oberlin so far? Ariana Enzerink: I’ve been on the field hockey team also, so I just kind of joined the softball team on a whim because I like to be on a team and to compete and win. I think the best part has...

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