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The Oberlin Review

Feature Photo: Community Showcases Student Research

Feature Photo: Community Showcases Student Research

November 3, 2017

College sophomore Alyssa Altheimer speaks to students about her project titled “The Effect of HMB on C2C12 Cells” at the Celebration of Undergraduate Research. The celebration — which included two sets of poster presentations from 6–7:30 p.m. last Friday — highlighted student research projects from summer 2017 and was open to all College and community members. Altheimer presented her research in the Science Center with about 90 other students who conducted their work at the College and...

Feature Photo: Oberlin Participates in Nationwide Webcast

Feature Photo: Oberlin Participates in Nationwide Webcast

October 27, 2017

City Councilmember Bryan Burgess discusses council’s plans to address climate change and improve sustainability after the screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, the sequel to Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth. The film screening was followed by a live webcast question and answer session with Al Gore that was broadcast to 112 colleges and universities nationwide on Thursday. One of the questions chosen was from Oberlin regarding environmental justice.

Feature Photo: Community Stands for DACA

Feature Photo: Community Stands for DACA

September 8, 2017

Pictured is College senior Zury Gutierrez giving a speech at the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals vigil Tuesday evening in Tappan Square, an event arranged after President Trump announced he would rescind former President Obama’s DACA, which allowed the children of undocumented immigrants to pursue careers and college educations. The event was organized by Lili Sander, with collaboration between Obies for Undocumented Inclusion, Lorain Ohio Immigrants Rights Association, and Indivisible O...

Sighted: Surprise Sword Dancing

Sighted: Surprise Sword Dancing

May 5, 2017

Students working in the Science Center’s Perlik Commons on Wednesday afternoon were treated to a surprise performance by Rust Belt Rapper, a student dance group on campus. The group performs Rapper Sword Dance, a traditional folk dance that originated in northern England. The group’s routines feature five members that each perform with flexible, double-handled swords and spin, duck and occasionally flip through the quintet’s different formations. In addition to several unannounced performances ...

Play Like A Girl: Clinic Celebrates Women in Sports

Play Like A Girl: Clinic Celebrates Women in Sports

February 10, 2017

Over 100 girls learned to “Play Like a Girl” at a sports clinic hosted by Oberlin Athletics for the third year in a row last Saturday in celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Student-athletes and coaches from eight varsity teams coached girls aged five to fourteen in the fundamentals of lacrosse, volleyball, field hockey, basketball, softball and badminton. While only 30 kids came to play last year, this year the clinic grew not only in attendance, but also in the sports it...

Women’s March Draw Current Athletes, Alumni

Women’s March Draw Current Athletes, Alumni

February 3, 2017

Women’s marches around the country and the world on Saturday, Jan. 21 brought Oberlin’s current student-athletes, athletics alumni and Heisman Club members to the streets to support gender equality and protest the incoming Trump administration. Many Oberlin students and alumni attended the Women’s March on Washington, which drew about 500,000 people, as well as marches in Chicago, New York City, Los Angeles and numerous other cities. Members of the women’s tennis and women’s lacrosse teams,...

Feature Photo: Heisman Club Gathers in D.C.

Feature Photo: Heisman Club Gathers in D.C.

December 9, 2016

Oberlin Athletics alumni and members of the Heisman Club gathered in Washington, D.C., for a happy hour and networking event last Thursday. Heisman Club President-elect Carla White-Freyvogel, OC ’79, and Molly Powers and Jack Evans, both OC ’16, hosted the event. Delta Lodge Director of Athletics Natalie Winkelfoos represented the athletics department at the event. Attendees discussed the Heisman Club’s “OC Next” campaign, which encourages alumni, parents and friends to continue their support...

Feature Photo: Krislov Announces Sanctuary Campus Status

Feature Photo: Krislov Announces Sanctuary Campus Status

December 2, 2016

Students gather around the front steps of Wilder Hall Nov. 16, calling for Oberlin College to become a sanctuary campus. President Krislov responded in an email to the community Thursday and committed to meeting all demonstrated financial need for admitted students and not taking immigration status into account in the admissions process. Krislov also wrote that the College will “refrai[n] from providing information about our community members’ immigration status to government agents...

Feature Photo: Truck Overturns Thursday Morning

Feature Photo: Truck Overturns Thursday Morning

October 28, 2016

A large garbage truck took a spill on its way to the Lorain County Landfill Thursday morning as it turned onto East Lorain Street, resulting in a massive pile of garbage on the street and sidewalk beside the Allen Memorial Art Museum. The accident forced police to temporarily close the road off, and trash was not cleaned up until around 5 p.m. The trash was then tossed into another garbage truck and taken away, while the fallen truck was pulled upright by multiple tow trucks before being towed.

Feature Photo: Women’s Tennis Hosts Invitational

Feature Photo: Women’s Tennis Hosts Invitational

September 16, 2016

Over 100 women’s tennis players took to the Don Hunsinger courts for the 10th–annual Oberlin Invitational from Sept. 9–11. The invitational gave the Yeowomen a chance to compete against North Coast Athletic Conference foes Denison University and The College of Wooster as well as Division II Slippery Rock University and West Virginia State University. A total of 12 teams participated in the tournament, in which players and doubles pairs compete individually — no team scores are kept. Play...

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