The Oberlin Review
September 16, 2005

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Wal-Mart marches on amidst rising tensions

One of the first things both new and returning students wondered when they arrived at Oberlin this fall was, “What’s a big inflatable rat doing in front of Stevenson?”

Union St. affects landlords

While over 100 students worried about when they could move into their rooms in the new Union Street houses this fall, many local landlords worried about how they will fill the vacancies that the new housing has created.

Also in news:
“C” is for “cookies,” not “call”
Oberlin aids damaged college
Hybrid vehicles soon for rent
Peace vigil held in Tappan in honor of soldiers
Strategic Plan revisited by students and faculty
Oberlin springs for new Macs

Off the Cuff: Harry Hirsch
This Week in Oberlin History: President’s Pedals Pilfered
Student Senate Notes


Yeowomen field hockey continues hot streak

The Oberlin College Women’s field hockey team’s determination and effort were again evident this week as the NCAC season finally got underway.

Women’s soccer remains optimistic

The Oberlin College women’s soccer team experienced a tough loss to Mount St. Joseph College last week in a 6-1 match Sunday afternoon.

Also in sports:
Cross country dashes forward
Football picks up first win of season
Men’s soccer still struggling to gain consistency
In the Locker Room With Sweet P.
Volleyball cold after hot start
Outside Oberlin: Looking to the NFL season


Xiu Xiu performance electrifies devoted fans

Usually it’s Jamie Stewart and company who are the subjects of bewilderment, with lyrics highlighted by disconcerting details, proper names and disturbing topics — not to mention meticulous arrangements encompassing elements of Indonesian music, dance-pop and modern composition, among other genres.

Fulkerson Plays with Class

The lights of Finney had already been dimmed as audience members filtered in on Thursday night to hear Oberlin violin professor Gregory Fulkerson’s solo recital.

Also in arts:
Soul steals the show at Wilder Late-Nighter
Cobalt engages ’Sco crowd with elementary rock
Short Cuts: Grizzly, Primer
O Style


Editorial: Wal-Mart debate reveals rifts
Staff box by Margaret Putney: Unintelligent design
Antics by G. Miller