The Oberlin Review
March 11, 2005

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Strategic plan passes vote

The administration enjoyed a victory last Friday when the General Faculty voted to approve the strategic planning document that has been heavily debated over the past several months.

Faculty reduction process underway

The Educational Plans and Programs committee has issued a questionnaire to College department chairs asking them to justify positions within their departments and assess the effects of staffing cuts on their academic programs.

Also in news:
Davis dissects race and sex
Legends of LARP
New dorms behind schedule
ResEd plans dining changes
Two years later: the womb chair theft revisited
College reconsiders Middle Eastern studies
Latino life in the midwest
Dr. Seuss is back in the house
Mini-course explores post-totalitarian world
College to bring passport help for students

Off the Cuff: James Millette
News Briefs: New tenures, Rhetoric made department
Senate Update


Men’s lacrosse remains optimistic after opener

On Sunday, March 6, the men’s lacrosse team opened their 2005 season with a game against York College. Although the Yeomen fell 8-3 to York College, the team played hard, picking up momentum in the second half.

Tennis is unstoppable, again

In their performances this past week, both Oberlin College tennis teams utilized an adjective that has begun to tire the eyes of many Review readers: dominance.

Also in sports:
Track and Field 6, 7 at conference
Outside Oberlin
March Madness preview: Listen to the Moose
2005 guide to fantasy baseball, SP lead the way
In the Locker Room w/ Andrew Crosby and Vance Murphy


Music acquisition for the new generation

Lately I’ve developed an incredible inability to function in any kind of book or music store...

American culture, distorted

Located in a newly gentrifying area of Cleveland, Spaces Gallery recently hosted a show concerning the changing topographies of our world.

Also in arts:
Modern mommies explored by aluma
A LARGE CRITIC w/ Pete Chambers
Orchestra features violist
New faculty works premiered
New venue for java and jazz opens in Oberlin
How we see it... w/ Bradley Springfield
Piano legend plays and teaches at Con


Editorial: Off-campus living: a student right
Live from the Library w/ Grace Hammond


Oberlin's latest Strategic Planning Document (PDF)