The Oberlin Review
October 7, 2005

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NEWS

Afrikan Heritage House protest yields results

The drain drama at Lord-Saunders is slowly coming to a potential resolution after the damaged carpet from the rooms in which a pipe broke on Sept. 18 is finally being replaced.

Advocates push for Living Wage

Community members almost outnumbered students Wednesday night at what started out as an informative panel on the Oberlin Living Wage proposal, but ended up dissolving into bickering as opposing factions of the audience traded barbs about each otherís conduct in the fight against Wal-Mart.

Also in news:
OCRD will pursue overturn of ruling
Drunk student arrested for harassment
Thefts on campus on the rise
New student senators elected
Mt. Oberlin stands no more as Lorain’s highest point
Race issues and others discussed at trustees forum
An inside look at McNair/Mellon Fellows program
Students seek more input in planning
Recycling project underway
Lorain County Transit logistics undergo changes

Science: So you want to be a scientist?
Off the Cuff: Sharon Fairchild Soucy
This Week in Oberlin History:
   Lucrative Sandwich Men

SPORTS

Women’s soccer drops two conference matches

The Oberlin College women’s soccer team laced up their cleats and stepped onto the field with confidence this past week in their first two North Coast Athletic Conference games against Hiram College and Denison University.

Field hockey loses, bounces back strong

Losing has not been something that the Oberlin field hockey team has dealt with much this season.

Also in sports:
Yeomen’s heartbreaking loss in final seconds
Yeomen’s soccer defeats the Gators
Give the gift of life
Outside Oberlin: October brings the quest for the World Series
In the Locker Room With Joe Karlgaard

ARTS

Katrina benefit raises voice

A little over a month after Hurricane Katrina devastated the gulf coast, the Conservatory held a benefit concert on Monday in collaboration with Cleveland radio station WCLV and the American Red Cross to raise money to help with the relief effort.

Awesome bands at Awesomefest

Awesomefest. The name says it all, like something out of Bill and Tedís Excellent Adventure.

Also in arts:
Ellis delivers words in poetry
Levitt revamps Shakespeare
Indian music class strikes a chord
Reilly, Miller create contrast
CD review: We Versus The Shark ruin nothing
Short Cuts: Malle, Roeg back in print
Wanton Distraction: Four graphic novels you donít have to be a nerd to read
O Style

COMMENTARY

Editorial: Put the “Res” back in ResEd
Letters
Cartoon:
Antics by G. Miller