The Oberlin Review

In the Locker Room with Christina Marquette and Lindsey Bernhardt

In the Locker Room with Christina Marquette and Lindsey Bernhardt

November 14, 2014

This week, the Review sat down with women’s basketball players and housemates senior Christina Marquette and junior Lindsey Bernhardt to discuss their season kickoff, their hopes for the 2014–2015 season and spending Winter Term on campus. How has the preseason been going so far? Lindsey Bernhardt: It’s been going well so far. The freshmen have really stepped up and played a nice role on our team, and we are looking good this year. Christina Marquette: I think that we look pretty good. We ...

In the Locker Room with Phillip Hsu, Joey Velez and Shonari Edwards

In the Locker Room with Phillip Hsu, Joey Velez and Shonari Edwards

October 31, 2014

This week, the Review sat down with members of the Gruffs, the men’s rugby team — senior Phillip Hsu, sophomore captain Joey Velez and fifth-year captain Shonari Edwards — to discuss some of their favorite moments of the season, on-campus recruiting and this weekend’s game against rival Kenyon College. How does this year’s roster size compare to those of past years? Phillip Hsu: We have around 30 people this year, which is about double what we had last year. It’s about what we were...

In the Locker Room with Megan Bautista and Rachel Zuckerman

In the Locker Room with Megan Bautista and Rachel Zuckerman

October 10, 2014

Neither of you played field hockey last year. What has it been like coming back to the team this season? Megan Bautista: I think what’s really unique about our positions on the field hockey team and the field hockey program in general is just how accommodating they have been thus far. That is something that is completely unorthodox within athletics. For once, I don’t feel like I have to apologize for being involved in other areas of campus and for putting my priorities out there clearly. I’m...

In the Locker Room with Caela Brodigan and Maya Gillett

In the Locker Room with Caela Brodigan and Maya Gillett

October 3, 2014

This week, the Review sat down with the women’s Ultimate Frisbee captains, sophomores Caela Brodigan and Maya Gillett, to discuss the team’s goals this year, how the team has changed and how long they’ve been playing Frisbee. How has the season been going so far? Maya Gillett: Our season has been going well so far. We had one tournament a couple of weekends ago, and we split into two teams because we had so many new players. I think both of our teams did really well. I think we’re all pretty ...

In the Locker Room With the Coombs and the Ursos

In the Locker Room With the Coombs and the Ursos

September 26, 2014

This week, the Review sat down with two sets of siblings on the cross country team, senior Lola Coombs and sophomore Garret Coombs and junior Joshua Urso and first-year Sarah Urso to discuss cross country routes, their competitiveness and how much they hang out at Oberlin. Is it weird going to school with your sibling? Sarah Urso: Not really, because we’ve been through high school together, and we’ve been through so many schools together that it just seems like a continuation of that. Garr...

In the Locker Room with Blake Buckhannon and Lucas Poggiali

In the Locker Room with Blake Buckhannon and Lucas Poggiali

September 19, 2014

This week, the Review sat down with junior football players and roommates Blake Buckhannon and Lucas Poggiali to discuss their exciting win over Kenyon College, their first game at the Austin E. Knowlton Athletic Complex and the new atmosphere the team has been embracing this fall. How has the season been going so far? Blake Buckhannon: The season has been going pretty well, especially after last weekend; we had a huge conference win over Kenyon. That was great because over the last two years that’...

In the Locker Room With Hannah Christiansen and Katie Skayhan

In the Locker Room With Hannah Christiansen and Katie Skayhan

September 12, 2014

This week, the Review sat down with Conservatory student-athletes Hannah Christiansen, fifth-year lacrosse and field hockey player, and Katie Skayhan, senior track and field member, to discuss how they manage their busy schedules, what they use their lockers for and the similarities between playing sports and music. What instrument do you play in the Conservatory? Hannah Christiansen: I study violin. Katie Skayhan: I am a singer, so I play my body. [Laughs] I’m a soprano, the highest voice t...

In the Locker Room With Melanie Budney, Kelsey Steiner, Emily King and Richelle Romanchik

In the Locker Room With Melanie Budney, Kelsey Steiner, Emily King and Richelle Romanchik

April 4, 2014

This week, the Review sat down with senior softball teammembers Melanie Budney, Kelsey Steiner, Emily King and Richelle Romanchik to discuss water fights, crushing Kenyon College and a 10th inning walk-off spring break victory. How was your annual spring break trip to Florida?  Kesley Steiner: Break was awesome. I feel like we really came together as a team and found ourselves and our identity. The warm weather didn’t hurt either. Melanie Budney: It was fantastic, as usual. What are your ...

In the Locker Room With Jeff Schweighoffer, Danny Baldocchi and Mitch Novak

In the Locker Room With Jeff Schweighoffer, Danny Baldocchi and Mitch Novak

March 14, 2014

This week the Review sat down with junior baseball players Danny Baldocchi, Mitch Novak and Jeff Schweighoffer to discuss how the poor Ohio weather has affected the team’s preparation, their favor­ite Oberlin sports teams and their World Series picks. What are some of the team’s goals for this season? Jeff Schweighoffer: Everyone’s goal would ideally be a conference championship. We’re also looking for something around a 25-win season, hopefully more. We want to improve upon last ye...

In the Locker Room with Johnnie Kallas, Eastman Presser, Griffin Sabelli and David Morris

In the Locker Room with Johnnie Kallas, Eastman Presser, Griffin Sabelli and David Morris

February 21, 2014

This week the Review sat down with senior bowling members Johnnie Kallas, Eastman Presser, Griffin Sabelli and David Morris to discuss their first bowling experiences,Tom Reid and the challenges of mental preparation. When did you first learn to bowl? Eastman Presser: I think I had a different experience than the three of these guys, because I did not bowl seriously before I came to Oberlin at all. If you told me that I was going to be on the bowling team, really at any point in my life, un...

Established 1874.