The Oberlin Review
April 5, 2004

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Wal-Mart to open golden door in Oberlin

Wal-Mart Corp. is bidding to build a store in Oberlin. The chain made its third proposal for an Oberlin site in March, generating extensive debate over the existence of a large-scale retailer in a community that prides itself on local business.

Parking concerns addressed

An e-mail survey from Interim Dean of Students Bill Stackman last week asked students to complete a brief survey concerning automobile use on campus. The survey is part of a larger effort to address parking woes expressed by members of the College and town communities alike.

Also in news:
Defibrillators will give hearts hope
Dean departs for Tennessee
How to cut textbook costs
College fires Rance Turpin
Two new trustees
Nature preserve to form just outside of Oberlin
Nicole Sanderson, 18
Alumnus perspective
Burgermeister gets Reviewed
Social construction of the sciences discussed
First Love fellowship granted
Senate plans future
The coming-out of Drag Ball
News Calendar


Baseball gains momentum

The Spring Break tour to Tennessee and Florida turned out to be a motivational tool for the Oberlin baseball team early in the season.

Men’s lacrosse puts up wins

With an 11-4 win over Medaille College of Buffalo, N.Y., the men’s lacrosse team continued to roll this week, while first-year Ian Holljes picked up NCAC Player of the Week honors for his performance in a 2-1 spring break run.

Also in sports:
Track to open outdoor season
Women’s loses three tough games to top teams
Softball continues with small victories
Golf looks to gain
Tennis takes down Wooster
Men’s tennis wins three matches over spring break


Trumpeter Louis triumphantly returns to Oberlin

Kevin Louis graduated with a Bachelor of Music in jazz performance and later received a Masters of Arts from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College in 2001. His visit was sponsored by the Black Musicians’ Guild and the Oberlin Conservatory.

Bunuel shares stories, advice

Fluent in French and Spanish and with a B.A. in English, alumnus Juan Luis Bunuel operates independently not only of studio, but of country as well. Bunuel became a second-generation exile at age two, when his father, director Luis Bunuel, was forced to leave Spain for Paris at the outbreak of civil war.

Also in arts:
Colors of Rhythm celebrates diversity
James Keller, the new face of Emerging Arts at Oberlin
Ladykillers is yet another hit for the Coen brothers
Gear up for Drag Ball 2004
Arts Calendar


Bosko not guilty of allegations
Is discrimination the issue?
Where are anti-war people?
Discontinued SAST hotline
Corrections to divestment and rights article
Spring folk festival
Think one person can change the world? We do.
Chief Wahoo as team mascot
Halitosis from dog food?
Editorial: Bring the fight to Wal-Mart
Food: That obscure tuber of desire