The Oberlin Review

Oberlin Athletics in Solidarity

Rose Stoloff, Staff Writer

March 15, 2013

On Monday, March 4, the Oberlin community came together in a demonstration of solidarity. Within the larger group, smaller communities of students congregated to offer support and to discuss the multitude of thoughts plaguing everyone. The Athletics department was no exception. After meeting with Dean Estes on the morning of the fourth, Director of Athletics and Physical Education Natalie Winkelfoos phoned each spring sport coach to formally cancel practice and to ensure that they were aware of the events on campus. “The intention was to act in unison with the College,” said Winkelfoos. “I wanted to make sure that our student athletes felt supported and had the opportunity to stand with their community and...

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