The Oberlin Review

Senior ’Sco Night Raises Funds for Undocumented Student Fund

Senior ’Sco Night Raises Funds for Undocumented Student Fund

November 30, 2018

Editor’s note: Senior Class President Ify Ezimora works for the Review as Sports Editor. The second Vice President and head of the event planning committee Jenna Gyimesi is News Editor. Oberlin’s Senior Class Council kicked off their celebrations Thursday evening with Senior ’Sco Night in Wilder Hall. The event featured senior DJs and a fundraiser for the Undocumented Student Scholarship Program. “Senior ’Sco Night [was] a chance for seniors to get drunk on free alcohol, have fun...

Controversial Band to Combine Disparate Styles

Controversial Band to Combine Disparate Styles

April 10, 2015

“Some people think the record is a joke,” Liturgy frontman Hunter Hunt-Hendrix said of his band’s just-released third album, The Ark Work, in an email to the Review. “Others describe it using phrases like ‘mad genius,’ ‘masterpiece,’ ‘ahead of its time’ and so on. This is certainly the type of record that is aiming for that type of status, for better or for worse.” Liturgy will likely perform cuts from the album at the ’Sco this Saturday at 10 p.m, giving attendees a chanc...

Pharmakon Blurs Line Separating Noise Music, Performance Art

Pharmakon Blurs Line Separating Noise Music, Performance Art

March 6, 2015

Pharmakon, the experimental noise project of New York’s Margaret Chardiet, evoked visceral reactions in ’Sco-goers Wednesday night in a manner that even the heaviest of metal shows could not match. She fulfilled her self-proclaimed “deep-seated drive” to engage audiences in “uncomfortable, confrontational ways” in a painfully loud, performance art-tinged set. Fans, critics and musicians alike tend to throw around words like “unusual” and “intense” when discussing power electronics,...

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