The Oberlin Review
September 3, 2004

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Union talks stalled; strike votes completed

The campus United Auto Workers moved quickly to conduct a strike vote Thursday night amidst College assertions that the union’s overwhelming rejection of a proposed contract on Tuesday did not signal the collapse of negotiations.

OCOPE members not satisfied with health care plan

Nearly a month has passed since OCOPE and the College last sat down to bargain over a new union contract, and no date has been set to resume bargaining during the stymied negotiations.

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Yeomen gut out a win over Capital

Fans packed the bleachers for the first Yeomen match of the school year. The Oberlin College men’s soccer team tipped off the 2004 fall sports season on Wednesday with a 1-0 win over Capital University of Columbus, Ohio.

Griffins top field hockey

The Oberlin College field hockey team lost their first game of the year to the Seton Hill Griffins last Wednesday. The Yeowomen avoided the shutout when first-year Christine Politis assisted junior Christine Castilla with 22:20 to go in the second half. The final score was 3-1.

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Not exactly the “second coming of rock”

Q. How are you, what did you do Tuesday night? A. Saw the Raveonettes playing at the ‘Sco. Q. How was that? A. Well, of course, it’s just, like, my opinion man

Say hello to the royalty of Oberlin comedy
Sketch and improv at Oberlin are all about playing favorites, but it has come to the attention of the Review Arts staff that many incoming first-years (and perhaps even a few of you sheltered upperclassmen) haven’t a clue about which comedy group fits you best. We asked each group on campus to let you know why they rock the boat. Here’s what they said:


Editorial: East side of town to get a makeover
OCOPE needs more support
More Letters to the Editor
Off the Cuff:Nancy Dye