OC Men’s Basketball Forced to Forfeit Season
by Peter Dybdahl

In a drama normally associated with the dark world of Division I basketball, the Oberlin men’s basketball team forfeited its season on Wednesday, giving up its best record in 10 years due to an administrative oversight.
Coming on the heels of Tuesday’s playoff upset over Ohio Wesleyan, the Yeomen’s withdrawal centers on a basketball star, the rigamarole of college athletics and the penalties for failing to fact-check.

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Gilman’s Fascinating Play Hits Close to Home

by Julie Johnson

This weekend’s Winter Term production of playwright Rebecca Gilman’s Spinning into Butter holds a mirror to the face of Oberlin College. The play not only confronts realities of institutional racism, but also brings to the surface inner tensions caused by the inevitability of racism within the self. Spinning into Butter premiered in 2000 and received the Roger L. Stevens Award from the Kennedy Center for New American Plays and a Jeff Award.
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Women’s Tennis Slams Albion, Men Lose Two
by Brian Roche

Oberlin College tennis began the season proper with the men traveling to Albion, Mich. on Saturday, Feb. 16 to play both Albion College and Alma College. The women faced Albion at home on Sunday, Feb. 17.
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Review Dead Wrong on Drug Ads

To the Editors:

While I agree that many aspects of the Bush administration’s drug policies are both moronic and counter-intuitive, I take issue with the Review’s (2/8/02) editorial deriding the administration for running new ads during the Super Bowl that link drug use and terrorism (and other acts of violence).
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