The Oberlin Review
November 21, 2003

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New motion to rezone fails; College at a loss

Oberlin College’s initiative to build 220 new student beds next fall sustained a severe blow this Monday when city council rejected a revised proposal for construction at the Johnson estate.

Bigger problems underlying OC housing debate?

Oberlin city council’s rejection of the Johnson house dormitory proposal last Monday is the most blatant demonstration of the growing tensions between the College and the town.

Also in news:
Speaker links abortion to eugenics and slavery
Faculty revamps health care plan
Conference woos law alumni
LGBT reflect on hate crimes
Budget may stymie Islamic Studies initiative
Shelter life panel brings realities to sheltered Obies
Qu’ran goes feminist
Off the Cuff: Terryl Porter
Security Notebook
Community Events Calendar
News Briefs


Football gets record four NCAC victories

With a 42-3 triumph over Denison University last Saturday, the Oberlin College football team finished the season with at least a .500 record for the first time in nearly 30 years.

Witt outpaces swim teams

The first half of the swimming and diving season wound down last Saturday with hard-fought losses to Wittenberg University in a duel meet.

Also in sports:
Basketball team looks to improve
Athlete of the Week: Kate Chenaul
In the Locker Room with R.J. Parker, football
NCAC Roundup


South Asians show and tell

The South Asian Students Association imbued their annual Mizaaj performance last Saturday with striking political awareness, staging a play protesting India’s alleged participation in killing raids that have claimed 2,000 Muslim lives during the last two years.

Legendary violinist still provocative at age 80

Violinist Ida Haendel, the last living performer of the 19th Century violin school, performed at age 80 in Oberlin’s Artist Recital Series Tuesday night.

Also in arts:
Copenhagen director dishes
Purcell goes international
Lost translates to Oscar potential
Arts Preview: Charade
Arts Calendar


Pro-choice must fight racism
Alumnus calls for LCCS aide
Raider Nation ambassador
Turkey basting made sleazy
Perspectives: What's a home-state hotspot to visit over the Thanksgiving weekend?
Editorial: Oberlin protesting in practice?