The Oberlin Review
March 19, 2004

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NEWS

ResLife will allow co-ed rooming in Noah

Reslife’s decision comes amid years of requests for the change. Associate Director of Residential Life and Services Kim LaFond says that ResLife has been getting requests for co-ed housing since 2000.

David Brooks predicts 2004

In his Tuesday talk, peppered with witty sociopolitical commentary he described the two biggest changes in the electorate leading to the polarization of the electorate, demographic changes in education and geography. The rise in the percentage of Americans with a college degree has been directly responsible for the increase in straight-ticket voting, he said.

Also in news:
OSCA contract talks get rough
Why Jesus loves your body
Lectures advocate disvestment
Impending doom
College once banned meat
Fighting words and numbers
The truth about birds and ants
Off the Cuff: Lisa Jervis
News Calendar

SPORTS

Men’s lacrosse upsets the W&J Presidents

Oberlin’s men’s lacrosse team opened the 2004 campaign with a 12-4 whooping of the Washington and Jefferson Presidents.

Women’s lacrosse hits field

The 2004 Oberlin College women’s lacrosse team returns a strong roster this season. Returning for the Yeowomen are an experienced midfielder a veteran goalkeeper who will be aided by a large number of first-year who will give the team the scoring potential needed to improve on last year’s losing record.

Also in sports:
Women’s tennis knock down Walsh
Softball looks to shine in 2004
Yeomen perfect on the season so far
In the Locker Room with Jonah Teitelbaum

ARTS

Albert Herring impresses, amuses and delights

The Oberlin Conservatory Opera Theater’s production of this work is a reward in itself — both audience and cast enjoyed themselves thoroughly for the full duration of the three-hour-long but tightly-knit performance.

Taiko drummers are a big hit

Last Tuesday, the Portland Taiko Ensemble, an award-winning Asian-American drumming group, gave an energy-filled performance that captured all the senses of the enthusiastic audience that filled Finney Chapel.

Also in arts:
Shansi reading is surprising success
Pop Culture Digest: Pearl Earring makes leap from page to screen
Contemporary Music Ensemble fires up Finney
Writer’s Bloc doesn’t blow
Big Fish to grace the Apollo
Arts Calendar

COMMENTARY

Tomasevic’s integrity asserted
Sweet innocence of Ed Beard
Former J-board member discusses Bosko’s past
Tappan Square global community peace vigil
Many thanks to Carr’s article
Orchestra member’s reply to Sarah Carsman article
Passionate response to The Passion of Christ
Passion shows human cruelty
Justice within April
Rec Center changes
FIELD magazine
Evans on election
Kimmel pitted against Evans
Editorial: Athletic efforts appluaded
Food: A necessary 40 minute drive to find good coffee