The Oberlin Review
November 18, 2005

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Faculty Position Eliminated

Last Friday, the College voted not to reinstate the faculty position specializing in Asian-American history, a cut which will affect both the history and comparative American studies departments.

London Program May Return in Fall ’06

Student protest met the College’s decision to eliminate the Dannenberg Oberlin-in-London Program last December. Now, the committee that oversees that program hopes to revive it for fall 2006.

Also in news:
Obies Impact Elections, For Better or Worse
ResEd Debates Smoking
New Student Magazine to Debut
Prof. Delivers Lecture and Tells Story
Alum Points to Racism Among Police
Speaker Seeks Middle Ground in Israeli Politics

Politics and Science
Off the Cuff: Dan Stinebring
This Week in Oberlin History:
   The New Review Before The New Review


Field Hockey Goes Out With a Bang

After a two-and-a-half-month spell that consisted of intense preseason workouts, team bonding sessions, winning the league and the NCAC tournament and advancing to the NCAA tournament for the first time in school history...

Cross Country Teams Running Wild

The Oberlin men’s and women’s cross country squads traveled to the NCAA Regional Championships in Wilmington, Ohio Nov. 12.

Also in sports:
Soccer Coach Awarded
Football Lowers the Boom on Hiram
You Don’t Know Chris
A Preview of What’s to Come in Oberlin Athletics
Swimming Advances Despite Loss
In the Locker Room with Anna McGlynn


Art Goes Completely Postal

As the use of postal mail moves further toward becoming a lost practice, two College senior art majors are working to create a new perspective on the mail.

Trace Elements Gives Art Professors a Chance to Showcase Work

It is easy to decide that professors exist solely to teach us, grade us and — in some cases — make our lives living hell.

Also in arts:
Opera Dialogues of the Carmelites Hits High Notes
Jazz Septet Energetically Jams
Yeats Lecture Series Invigorates Audiences
Zuk Played Extended Guest Piano Recital
Wanton Distraction: Nostalgia isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be
O Style: There is no place for zippered argyle


Editorial: CAS Position Vital to Curriculum
Obie On The Street: Mickey Steiner
The Wankery Report: Blogs
Antics by G. Miller