The Oberlin Review

Autumn at Oberlin: The First Annual TGIF Okt’Scoberfest is Bringing in the New Season

Gwen Gemmell

September 28, 2018

Filed under ARTS

Wilder Bowl will be converted into a biergarten today during the first annual Okt’Scoberfest at TGIF. The event, hosted by the Dionysus Disco, will take place from 4 – 7 p.m. Students on the way to and from class this past week may have noticed a large white tent pitched outside of Mudd library. As opposed to other TGIF events, which are typically informal gatherings on the grass, Okt’Scoberfest will take place in the tent — one of several unique offerings students will not want to miss out on. In case of rain, the event will be held in the ’Sco. For starters, ’Sco employees will be offering $1 bratwursts, a traditional German sausage. Non-meat options will also be available. Additionally, the first...

Solarity Sunset Event Takes Over Wilder Bowl

Victoria Albacete, Production Manager and Interviews by Jude Fernandes

May 11, 2018

Filed under ARTS, Music, Recent Stories

The Science Center Atrium, Heisman Field House, North Quad, Mudd parking lot, the Root Room, Wilder Bowl, Hales Gymnasium. What do all these places have in common? They have all hosted various iterations of Solarity, the closest party Oberlin has to a rave. Originally co-sponsored by Solarity coordinators and the now-defunct Royal Thread Collective, these party-type semesterly events have taken place on Oberlin’s campus since spring 2011, when the first Solarity event, Neon Garden, rocked the Science Center Atrium. As an event-management organization, Solarity was founded in Winter Term 2011 by several students who were “fed up with nightlife at Oberlin.” (“Solarity Seeks to Revitalize Social Scene,” The Oberlin Re...

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