The Oberlin Review
September 9, 2005

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NEWS

Oberlin responds to Katrina crisis

This fall, Oberlin welcomes back students, faculty and staff members during the tragic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

The rocky road to Union Street

As returning students moved back into their residences this past Sunday, happily decorating their walls with the quintessential Picasso posters and trying to connect their computers to the campus server, 23 of them dragged their luggage instead into the Oberlin Inn, 11 into College rental housing and one into a converted janitorsí closet in Langston Hall

Also in news:
Times’ Rich critiques media and government
The Lewis center expands
New faces in Dean’s Office

Off the Cuff: Frank Rich

SPORTS

Lananna says farewell to Oberlin

Vin Lananna, former Delta Lodge director of athletics and physical education professor at Oberlin College, stepped down from his position in mid-August to pursue a new position at the University of Oregon, where he will have the opportunity to create a development program for elite distance runners from around the nation.

Yeomen soccer still seeking first win

The Oberlin Yeomen soccer team opened their season up Sept. 3 with a home game against Babson College. The Yeomen started the game somewhat lethargic, and Babson capitalized, scoring a goal at the 21:03 mark of the first half.

Also in sports:
Field hockey rolling
XC looks good for season
Football comes up short in close opener with Case
Volleyball starts season 2-2
Women’s soccer starts out strong

Schedules and Standings (PDF)

ARTS

Pianist Anthony Molinaro plays with lightning

Classical music audiences everywhere have dwindled, prompting the current generation of artists to develop new methods of attracting the public. Pianist Anthony Molinaro of Chicago strives to revitalize the genre by “bring[ing] something new out to the audience.”

Review(s)

Mozart in the Jungle: Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music...Googlewhack Adventure...No Direction Home

COMMENTARY

Editorial: Katrina, in perspective
Letters: Ohio Voting reform bill, rape crisis services