The Oberlin Review

U.S. Election Will Affect More than Residents

Melissa Cabat, College junior

April 8, 2016

To the Editors: When I arrived in Australia in late January for my semester abroad, I foolishly expected to spend the next couple of months somewhat separated from the mayhem of the American political system. Yet, on my first night in Brisbane, upon hearing my accent, I was accosted by two businessmen who asked me the question that I have continued to hear each and every time I open my mouth: “So, do you think Donald Trump’s going to win the election?” This question continues to crop up in my daily life, whether it comes from my family, friends, homestay parents, taxi drivers or even strangers I’ve met in my travels. A fellow student on my program stayed with an Australian citizen who was constantly listeni...

Ishida Leads Competitive Spirit for Men’s Tennis

Ishida Leads Competitive Spirit for Men’s Tennis

February 13, 2015

The men’s tennis team kicked off its spring season at home on Saturday, falling to conference rival Wabash College in a six hour-long 5–4 loss and 7–2 to Division II foe Tiffin University. Oberlin’s marathon contest against the Wabash Little Giants culminated in a three-set match in the fifth flight between senior captain Soren Zeliger and Wabash’s Graham McMullen. The previous three regular-season meetings between the two teams ended in a close 5–4 score, and again on Saturday, the scor...

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