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Housing and Dining to Make Zeke Co-ed Dorm
BY ALYSON DAME

Zeke men should start practicing putting the seat down. A proposal passed Thursday by the Housing and Dining committee will make Zechiel Hall, Oberlin’s only all male residence hall, co-ed beginning next fall.
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The World
Drug War Funding Linked to Colombian Conflict

BY LINNEA BUTTERFIELD

President Andres Pastrana of Colombia and President George Bush will meet Feb 27 to discuss the recent effects and continuing implementation of Plan Colombia. Plan Colombia is the design of an American task force — a committee of officials with some input from Colombian heads of state that has drawn up a budget for a $1.3 billion military aid package to fight America’s “war on drugs” in Colombia.
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Arts
Design, Music Dazzle in Student-Produced Circus
by JENNIFER SPITULNIK

Admit it, some people have always suspected that Oberlin harbors a whole lot of freaks. Well, they’re right. Odditorium, coming to Hales Gym tonight and tomorrow night at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m, proves it. 
The panalopy of attractions for our viewing pleasure includes clowns, animals, jugglers, aerial ballet, sideshow wagons and yes, a motley collection of freaks. Lizard Boy, the Human Skeleton and the Alligator Skin Girl are only a few examples of what lie in store. 
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Sports
Oberlin Battles Stereotypes of Male Athletes in Sports
BY BLAKE REHBERG

Fact: stereotypes exist even at Oberlin — stereotypes that gay men are effeminate or that football players are the epitome of manliness. The combination of these athletic stereotypes make the world of sports an extremely unfriendly place for gay male athletes.
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