9, 2002, a court action was filed against Oberlin College by an employee
using the pseudonym Jane Doe at Lorain County Common Pleas Court. The
action, which was filed as a complaint for over $25,000 and demands a
trial by jury, is in reference to an alleged rape that occurred last year
outside Drag Ball and claims that Oberlin College was negligent
in employing and maintaining as a police and security officer a known
sexual predator, namely Quinn Barbee. The case is predicted on Does
claim that last April 14, Barbee, while working as a security guard for
the nights campus event, brutally attacked and raped plaintiff
causing her severe physical and emotional injury.
to whom the word opera conjures up the stereotypical phrase,
it isnt over until the fat lady sings, the historic
performance of Royers Le Pouvoir de LAmour at Finney Chapel
last weekend, the first in nearly 200 years, must have been quite a delightful
surprise. From the first notes of the overture to the final bows, the
audience was swept away by the operas comedy and passion.
mens basketball team pleased its fans this past Wednesday, Feb.
13, by defeating the Allegheny Gators with a final score of 79-65. The
win placed the team at 8-15 overall and helped them to maintain their
fifth place standing in the North Coast Atlantic Conference. The victory
was a welcome rebound after last weeks 16-point loss to Kenyon College,
potentially putting the Yeomen back on the track they seemed to be following
prior to their Feb. 6 defeat, during which they had managed to pull off
an impressive five-game winning streak.
To the Editors:
When I read
Benjamin Joffe-Walts letter, printed in the Feb. 8 edition of The
Oberlin Review, I was very troubled. I am a freshman and I lack Joffe-Walts
four years of experience with the college administration, so I have nothing
comparable to the specific cases and personal experience he cites. However,
some of Joffe-Walts ideas strike me as dangerous and ultimately
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