The Oberlin Review

Student band Bémbe opens for Xenia Rubinos, who played an energetic, powerful show at the Cat in the Cream Saturday night.

Xenia Rubinos, Bémbe Deliver Standout Performances

September 22, 2017

Forget casually strolling in at 8 p.m. — if you arrived any later than 7:40 p.m. to the Cat in the Cream last Saturday, you had to follow the line of over 100 people down the hall, around the corner, down a flight of stairs, and straight into the bathroom spaces. Eager Xenia Rubinos fans began lining up at the doors as early as 7:20 p.m. and flooded the space when it finally opened, filling it to capacity within minutes. Energetic conversations made for a bright ambience to start off what woul...

Board members of ¡Presente!: Naomi Campa, board social co- ordinator (left), Isabella Moreno, board president and Fabian Fuertes, board treasurer. The organization is the first Latinx faculty group on Oberlin’s campus.

¡Presente! Kicks Off with First Outreach Event

April 1, 2016

Oberlin’s Latinx employee group ¡Presente! is holding its first official student and faculty outreach event Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Cat in the Cream. The group was formed in an effort to raise awareness and support for the Latinx community on campus. ¡Presente! has been active throughout the year in connecting faculty and employees; however, this is the first event to which students will be invited. The employee group has grown substantially from its modest start in January 2015, when...

Frank Guridy, professor of History at Columbia University, discusses the importance of stadiums in baseball’s history in the United States. He and Adrian Burgos Jr., professor of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, presented their research on Latinx players in American baseball in Hallock Auditorium on Wednesday, Oct. 28.

Lecture Highlights Cultural, Racial Roots of Baseball

October 30, 2015

Many different Oberlin communities came together in Hallock auditorium on Wednesday night to hear Professors Adrian Burgos, Jr. of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and Frank Guridy of Columbia University discuss the cultural and racial significance of baseball’s history in the United States. Guridy specifically focused on his research into the significance of stadiums in baseball’s cultural history, whereas Burgos examined the legacy of Roberto Clemente, right fielder for the Pittsburgh...

La Yegros performs for an intimate crowd at the Cat in the Cream in honor of Latinx Heritage Month. The concert was the first in the Argentina-based band’s inaugural United States tour.

La Yegros Kicks Off U.S. Tour at Oberlin

September 26, 2014

Energetically taking the stage in white-winged shoes and a bright green headpiece, Mariana Yegros, the conservatory-trained lead singer of the Latinx group La Yegros, kicked off her band’s inaugural U.S. tour at the Cat in the Cream this past Sunday. The group, who performed on campus in honor of Latinx month, received national recognition after appearing as part of the experimental theater De la Guarda. Having already performed in front of an audience of thousands, the group plans on continuing...

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