The Oberlin Review
October 1, 2004

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College accepts UAW offer

Local 2192 of the United Automobile Workers agreed on terms with the College Thursday for a new four-year contract after several weeks of behind-the-scenes negotiating.

Hospital axes staff

Allen Medical Center will lay off two employees and institute pay cuts for three others, according in an internal letter last week. Allen Medical Center Director Edwin Oley blamed the cuts on the center’s failure to meet predetermined profit margins.

Also in news:
Nader supporters challenge Dems
Trustees hear student issues
OC to purchase green energy
Reading for votes
Voice from wilderness speaks
Con hires new dean
Blood on the Harkness floor
Students to protest AIDS at national VP debate
News Briefs
Off the Cuff: Pat Day


Field hockey nets two victories, 4-0 against NCAC

Oberlin field hockey currently has an undefeated 4-0 record in the NCAC, following games last week against Earlham College on Saturday and Denison University on Tuesday. Although each resulted in a victory, the Yeowomen accomplished the wins differently.

Women’s soccer travels to capital

The Oberlin women’s soccer team left Oberlin Thursday afternoon for a double-header weekend in Washington, D.C. They returned with a win and a loss under their belt and, as first-year Meghan Jones put it, “the D.C. trip served as a bonding experience for the team both on and off the field.”

Also in sports:
Lananna successful in Athens
Rugby downs Kent, dominates Miami scrum
Outside Oberlin
Men’s soccer playing well, still seeking consistency
Oberlin hosts intercollegiate bowling tourney
Yeomen dismantled by Rose-Hulman Engineers
XC: Yewomen takes seventh, Yeomen finish 12th


OC theater forced to review budget

This year, student theater organizations reached their lowest point in a long time Ņin funding, that is. For their budget allocations this year, as decided by the Student Finance Committee after the most recent budget appeals, the Oberlin Student Theater Association received $3,054, the Oberlin Musical Theater Association received $2,367 and the Gilbert and Sullivan Players received the almost laughable sum of $292.56.

Orchestra opens new season

Last Friday night in Finney Chapel, the Oberlin Orchestra opened their season with three 20th century works: John Adams’ Short Ride in a Fast Machine, Stephen Jaffe’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, and Bela Bartok’s Suite from the Miraculous Mandarin. Under the direction of Timothy Weiss, the orchestra gave an exciting interpretation to this unique program.

Also in arts:
Modern love story plays in the Little
Oberlin hosts poetry reading
Faculty present sonatas
ConText Performers Collective sheds light on future of music
Take your chances buying a ticket for Mr. 3000
Time in Taipei: Pan film showing
Discovering OFS


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Obie examines Kerry’s record
More Letters to the Editor
Lebanon column:Style and soldiers shock
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