The Oberlin Review
April 8, 2005

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Prospies denied entrance to co-ops

Oberlin’s co-ops have always embodied the progressive values and spirit that the College prizes, but with new concerns from the Office of Admissions, prospective students may not have an opportunity to experience the long-lived Oberlin Student Cooperative Association tradition.

MacKay named new provost

Professor of Philosophy Alfred MacKay will assume the position of provost on July 1 when Clayton Koppes resigns from the position, President Nancy Dye announced in a letter to the Oberlin community this week.

Also in news:
Tensions flare at CF meeting
Site criticizes plan
Pooping pays at Lewis Center
ResEd, Senate hold forum
Changes are in store for this yearís Drag Ball
Dorm energy contest ends

Off the Cuff: Bill Miller


Tennis supremacy challenged in recent games

On the way back from Spring Break, in Hilton Head the men’s lacrosse team stopped by Philadelphia, PA just long enough to pick up their first win of the season against Neumann College.

Men’s lacrosse earns their second straight win

This past weekend, both the men’s and women’s tennis teams tasted their first milky gulp of competition and asserted dominance yet again by keeping it down.

Also in sports:
Case Western no match for play of Yeo-batters
Softball splits LCC doubleheader
Season starts for golfers
Lacrosse lacking offensive spark
In the Locker Room With Spencer McCaffrey
Track off and running


Time is running out to view CMA’s masterworks

“[The museum] has one of the best collections of South Asian sculpture in the world, outside of India,” said art history professor William Hood of the Cleveland Museum of Art to students in his intro art history course.

Japanese traditional music opens ears and minds in classical recital

Snaps, twangs, bobbing heads, escaping air, bending pitches and hiccupping melodies are techniques practically forbidden in the Western Common Practice period. It is these practices, however, that compose the sonorities of Japanís most fruitful musical era, the Edo period.

Also in arts:
A LARGE CRITIC w/ Pete Chambers
Record review: Beck - Guero
Big bucks...yield huge smiles


Editorial: Faculty unity deserves praise
Live from the Library w/ Grace Hammond: Librarians research their community
Antics by G. Miller