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The Oberlin Review

LGBTQ Website Promotes Awareness, Answers Questions

Nancy Roane, Staff Writer
October 14, 2011
Filed under Features, NEWS

The founders of the website visited Oberlin this week to speak on making change in the LGBTQ rights movement. The Oberlin Queer Wellness Coalition, a new group on campus formed to increase awareness about wellness issues facing the queer community, hosted the event in King on Monday...

Senior Day Emotions Propel Yeowomen to Victory

Alen Cisija
October 14, 2011
Filed under Soccer, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

On a rare picture-perfect fall afternoon, the women’s soccer team came out to Fred Shults field fired up on Sunday, ready to battle the visiting Ladies of Kenyon College. It was certainly an emotional contest for the Yeowomen, who honored four seniors for their contributions just prior to kick...

Table Tennis Shines In First-Ever Tournament

Ariel Lewis, Sports Editor
October 14, 2011
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

For a few hours this past Sunday, Oct. 9, the West Gym in Philips Physical Education Center was transformed into a very different sort of athletic venue. As interested students and faculty looked on, the Oberlin College Table Tennis Club hosted the first home tournament in the team’s history. With...

Art Departments Collaborate with Gordon Square Arts District

Nancy Roane, Staff Writer
October 14, 2011
Filed under ARTS, Dance, Features, Literature & Poetry, Music, Theater & Film, Visual Art

Oberlin College’s departments of Theater, Art and Dance are collaborating with the Gordon Square Arts District located in Cleveland’s west side. Oberlin students will soon have the opportunity to get involved in art exhibitions, Winter Term projects and other artistic programs from the neighboring...

Men’s Soccer Keeps Postseason Hopes Alive

Dylan Holmes
October 14, 2011
Filed under Soccer, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

After a string of disappointing performances in conference play, the men’s soccer team ended the week on a high note, regaining control of its postseason destiny in the process. After a heartbreaking 1–0 loss to the Kenyon College Lords last Saturday, the Yeomen secured an important North Coast Athletic...

Wall Street Demonstrators Challenge Centrist Consensus

Will Rubenstein, Opinions Editor
October 14, 2011
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

Along with the politically active Oberlin community and the left-wing political community in general, this week’s issue of the Review is so inundated with coverage of the Occupy Wall Street protests that I almost hesitate to write any more about it for fear of a complete overload. Much of the prog...

Oberlin Bids Farewell to Dean Gates

Sarah Washington, Staff Writer
October 14, 2011
Filed under Campus News, Features, NEWS

On Tuesday, students, faculty and community members came together to bid farewell to current Dean of Students Linda Gates. As people lined up one by one in the Root Room of Carnegie to wish her luck after Oberlin, it was clear that Dean Gates had managed to touch each one of them in some aspect of...

Oberlin Students Seek Role in Occupy Movement

Alex Howard, Staff Writer
October 14, 2011
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS

Almost one month after the Occupy Wall Street protest began in New York City, roughly 350 cities across the nation from the Northeast to the West Coast to the South have been occupied by protesters seeking a new economic justice for Americans, operating under the slogan, “We are the 99 percent.” “I...

Editorial: Onward and Upward for Women’s Lacrosse

Phoebe Hammer and Madeleine O'Meara
October 14, 2011
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

Have you ever been dumped? Have you experienced that combination of worthlessness and anger? That’s kind of what it feels like. On the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 5, the women’s lacrosse team was summoned to the Heisman Room in Philips Gym for a mandatory 8 a.m. meeting. When we saw the imposing...

Security Report: Oct. 6- Oct. 12, 2011

October 14, 2011
Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Oct. 6 12:10 a.m. A student reported that the passenger window of her vehicle was broken while it was parked in Hales parking lot, and a backpack was taken. The Oberlin Police Department filed a report of the incident. 2:42 a.m. Officers and the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fir...

Suggestions, Concerns for Occupy Wall Street Movement

Erin Amlicke
October 14, 2011
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

Dear protesters of the Occupy Wall Street movement: At Day 27 of your string of protests, I think us skeptics should be obliged to extend you our congratulations for successfully sustaining and growing the Occupy demonstrations. However, as a former protest organizer and lover of any divisive poli...

Editorial: Rushdie’s Comments Highlight Potential of Literary Thinking

The Editorial Board
October 14, 2011
Filed under Editorials, Literature & Poetry, OPINIONS

“How do you write about a world that makes no sense?” Sir Salman Rushdie’s question nearly faded into the fabric of his convocation speech — partly an account of literature’s functions through history, partly a commentary on modern politics and media from an internationally meta-renowned storyteller...

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