The Oberlin Review
December 3, 2004

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Voters reexamine elections

Each election year, the Lorain County Board of Elections supervises and fulfills a number of duties to ensure that the election process is a smooth one for all parties involved. This year, however, many feel that the Board failed in this obligation, specifically concerning mailing out absentee ballots, providing updated voter registration lists and forms and providing a sufficient number of polling machines.

Obies protest SOA

While leaving the School of the Americas Watch protest on the afternoon of Nov. 23 a protester went up to one group of police officers at the exit and said, “Thank you guys, and goodbye. I will see you next year, unless they close it; then I will see you somewhere else.” This moment embodied the spirit and the whole idea of the protest.

Also in news:
Students respond to strategic plans
The truth About Baghdad
A caffeine boost for Obies
Students struggle to see stars
Oberlin students commemorate World AIDS day
Two alums share Peace Corps experiences
The story of Ellen Johnson
Off the Cuff: Alli Katz


Women lose by 10 to OWU

The Oberlin women’s basketball team embarked in conference play with a hard fought loss against Ohio Wesleyan on Wednesday night. Despite the small crowd and subsequently small talent pool for the 45-second halftime shooting contest, the Yeowomen still put up a commendable performance against an established NCAC powerhouse.

Morris competes at Nationals

On Saturday Nov. 20, senior Shannon Morris represented Oberlin College at the national level. The National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Cross Country Championships took place in Colfax, Wis., at the Whitetail Golf Course.

Also in sports:
Swimmers compete in dual meet against Case
Outside Oberlin: Professional football from behind the camera
Outside Oberlin: Surprise, surprise: steriod use detected in MLB
In the Locker Room with...Katherine MacDonald


Chamber Orchestra holds legendary concert

It was a momentous occasion, last Wednesday night, when the Oberlin Chamber Orchestra performed under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle. Recognized as one of the foremost classical musicians of our time, not to mention one of the most legendary conductors in history, Rattle’s appearance was a celebrity event. The 2000-seat Finney Chapel was overflowing with students and community members, all wanting to see and hear this star-studded performance of Gustav Mahler’s Fourth Symphony.

Fall Forward opens in Warner

Fall Forward, the annual dance performance sponsored by the Oberlin Dance Program, opened on Thursday and runs through Saturday, Dec. 4. A spectacular array of dances choreographed by professors and students offers a night of beautiful movement.

Also in arts:
Cultural show outs taboos
Michigan’s #1 boy woos Obies
The Invisible Revealed
Une Semaine du bont: Mix Tape of Friendship
New music in Warner: blue, deathly, cultured
Metal spiders and Legos united at last
National Treasure disappoints
Kinsey goes far beyond biography


Editorial: Count every vote in Ohio
Lines from Lebanon: Taking to the streets of Beirut
Money Talks: Value investments: morals and money
Investment dialogue crucial
Smoking around campus buildings must be stopped
Western music not the only “masterwork”
Coke boycott not the will of the students
Obie supports the cause for queer Catholics in D.C.
Catholic student has valuable experience in D.C.
World AIDS week awareness warrants thanks
Light pollution is an ongoing problem at OC