News
Oberlin students grapple with crackdown by INS
by Jesse Baer

A year ago, Sharik Hasan shared a dream with thousands of 17-year-olds around the world: getting into Oberlin College. He and his friends had spent years taking the tests and making the grades, but still they worried.
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Arts
Wonderful wizardly whirlwind comes to Hall
by Tehezeeb Moitra and Mary Heglar

The Wiz, directed by Caroline Jackson Smith, was much more than just an African American adaptation of Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. It was a fairy tale web that engages the audience right from the moment when Auntie Em’s rich, smooth voice entered the hall to Dorothy’s last note.
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Sports
Yeowomen falter in two conference games
by Jamie Frankel

The Oberlin College women’s basketball team traveled to Richmond, Indiana this past weekend to avenge an early season last second loss to conference power Earlham College.
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Commentary
Obies’ statement against war

To the Editors:
We, the undersigned students, faculty and staff of Oberlin College and community members of the city of Oberlin, Ohio have come together to resist the war, repression and injustices that the United States government has consistently endorsed since September 11, 2001. We who sign this statement deplore the rush to military means to address terrorism, abhor the erosion of civil liberties in the United States, and oppose a war on Iraq — a country who has no connection to the tragedies of September 11, 2001. We believe it is our right and our responsibility to stand up to these injustices that are being committed in our name.
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