The Oberlin Review
May 14, 2004

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Students give administration Biggs headache

About 100 students marched to Tuesday’s General Faculty meeting to protest the closure of Biggs computer lab and the exclusion of students from administrative decision-making. Student frustration had been growing since Center for Information Technology Director John Bucher announced the closure in last week’s Review.

OC senator Ferguson resigns

After a dramatic session, Student Senate adjourned for the semester with a completed referendum, uncertainty as to the future compensation for senators and Curtis Ferguson resigning in indignation Sunday.

Also in news:
Mudd art spat upon
Reorganization planned for sports
Bajak speaks on Colombia
College to renovate Wilder
Four candidates for MRC director interviewed
Tenure positions filled
Con had sacred beginnings
Senior giving falls behind
Students and SLAC consider a Coke boycott
‘08 class biggest yet
Off the Cuff: Jim Burrows
News Calendar


Seniors end career with wins

Eight players donned the burgundy and gold for the last time Saturday as the Yeomen ended their 2004 baseball campaign. Senior pitcher John Damron was to the point in reflecting on the end of his Oberlin baseball career.

Lady Yeorunners finish fifth

The Track and Field NCAC Conference Championships last Friday were held at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. The women of Oberlin pulled out a very strong showing, grabbing fifth place overall. Denison University took home first-place honors.

Also in sports:
Club Corner: Preying Manti finish third
Men’s track ends
Club Corner: Rhinoruggers fall to Cleveland club
Security issues in Athens threaten Olympics
NBA playoff action heats up
In the Locker room with...John Damron


Dance concert brings new unity to arts at Oberlin

Once an in a while, an arts event comes along that incorporates the entire arts community without becoming overblown or forced down people’s throats by organizers. When this happens, the stage is set for a truly mind-blowing performance.

Orchestra excels under Smith

Last Sunday’s concert by the Oberlin Orchestra ended this year’s orchestra season on a high note.The performance was a terrific representation of the orchestra's growth this year.

Also in arts:
Afro-Punk seeks a black audience
Must-see sculptor Rona Pondick comes to Oberlin
Pop Culture Digest: A critical look at the problem of “star power”
Arts Calendar


For the love of all survivors
SFP claims divestment victory
Biggs lab closure classist
Administration lacks dialogue on Biggs closure
Walking around arch solves nothing
Know Oberlin’s labor unions
Review misconstrues quote
Walk around the arch during commencement
Dismayed student contests CITŐs closure of Biggs
OC Senators must be paid
Grape and Review should cooperate, not bicker
Student senator in adversity
Wireless not the fix
Dining plans costs are unfair
Reiterated criticism of CIT
Hoffman apologizes for outburst at Senate meeting
Divest from Sudan?
Committee discloses cases
Soulforce and the Methodists
Energy winners!
Soulforce meeting
Soulforce meeting held in Pittsburgh
Group thanks OC students
Divest from Israel
Evans’ Nutella habit costly
Editor thankful for concern
Claims disputed
Editorial: College shies from discussion