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The Oberlin Review

In the Locker Room with Nikhil Kalathil and Remington Schneider

Phoebe Hammer, Sports Editor
February 22, 2013
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

When and why did you start playing Ultimate Frisbee? Nikhil Kalathil: I started playing Frisbee four years ago. Why? Because it seemed awesome. Remington Schneider: My brothers and I used to play. We had a teacher in middle school that really brought Ultimate Frisbee to the Northwest in a lot of ways;...

Kids These Days Tears Up ’Sco, Samples Best of Every Genre

Julian Ring, Staff Writer
February 22, 2013
Filed under Uncategorized

Ever since Rage Against the Machine and Faith No More folded in the late ’90s, rap-rock has fallen on hard times. Up-and-coming Chicago outfit Kids These Days aims to change that. With a small horn section and a no-holds-barred emcee, the seven-piece band is less Limp Bizkit and more Pharrell Williams...

An Up and Down Season Ends in the Conference Quarters

Erickson Andrews
February 22, 2013
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The final seconds ticked off the clock on the Yeowomen’s basketball season Tuesday night in an away loss to Kenyon College. After trailing by more than 25 points early in the game, the Yeowomen fought their way back into the contest to lose by a score of 70–61. Going out with a bang in her last varsity...

Off the Cuff with MRC Community Coordinators Caitlin O’Neill and Lorena Espinoza

Tania Mukherjee
February 22, 2013
Filed under Campus News, NEWS, Off the Cuff

After the MRC was targeted, how did the Center respond in terms of organizing or communication? Lorena Espinoza: I was the one who found the sign at the Center. The first thing we did as a staff and a center was to group together and find the best way to address [the situation]. [We’re] condemning ...

Security Report: Feb. 14 – Feb. 20, 2013

February 22, 2013
Filed under NEWS, Security Report

Thursday, Feb. 14 11:08 a.m. Officers were requested to assist an ill student in Wilder Hall. The student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for medical attention. 5:17 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at the Art Domes. The alarm was activated...

West Side Market Reopens After Fire

Matan Zeimer
February 22, 2013
Filed under Community News, Features, NEWS

When you step into the main building of the West Side Market, which houses close to 80 vendors, you step into one of Cleveland’s main cultural centers. Warmly colored tiles cover every part of the indoor market. The stalls are close to 15 feet tall, but the market’s ceiling arches way above them....

Implications of No-Trespass List Disturbing For Alumni

Lisa Adkins
February 22, 2013
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

As an alumni member of the Class of 1988, I recently received an invitation to our upcoming 25th Reunion. I also followed a blog link to [College senior] Kevin Gilfether’s recent opinion piece [“No Trespass List System Doesn’t Put Enough Accountability on the College” Feb. 8, 2013] in the Review and read...

Alum Pushes for Carriage Barn Restoration

Julia Herbst and Scott Hulver
February 22, 2013
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Behind Johnson House sits a lone structure with boarded-up windows and a damaged roof. The building, known as the Johnson House Carriage Barn, has fallen into a state of disrepair and is no longer in use. Steve McQuillin, OC ’75, the historic preservationist who renovated Johnson House in t...

One-Way Views of Town-Gown Relationship Will Never Resolve Issues of Inequality

Will Rubenstein, Contributing Writer
February 22, 2013
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

The One Town Campaign’s community forum at the Oberlin Public Library on Feb. 13 was ostensibly a discussion of the so-called No Trespass list, an opaque and capricious College policy that bars certain Oberlin residents from entering much of the core of their hometown under threat of arrest — but...

Largest U.S. Climate Rally Heavily Attended by Oberlin Students

Duncan Standish
February 22, 2013
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Some 50,000 people, including dozens of Oberlin students, gathered for the "Forward on Climate" rally in downtown Washington, D.C., last Sunday, Feb. 17, to urge President Obama to reject the permit for TransCanada to build the Keystone XL pipeline. The pipeline has been contentious since its proposal...

Yeowomen Secure 8-1 Victory over Otterbein

Sarah Kahl
February 22, 2013
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

Last weekend, the women’s tennis team pulled out an impressive win against Otterbein University in what seemed to be a never-ending match. During the five and a half hour contest the Yeowomen never let up, finishing with an 8–1 victory. The team swept all three of the first doubles matches. Senior...

The Winter’s Tale to Indulge Yen for Drama

Abby Hawkins, Arts Editor
February 22, 2013
Filed under ARTS, Theater & Film

After seven positions as director or music director over his four years of theater at Oberlin, College senior Carter Sligh will present The Winter’s Tale in Little Theater as his final directorial project this weekend. Perhaps the original dramedy, this Shakespearean tale of jealousy, love and the ...

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