This silent video makes quick cuts, with each of the following segments lasting 2 or 3 seconds.

From an aerial view, the Oberlin campus comes into focus. 

  1. A dancer stretches in a dance studio.
  2. A conductor leads an orchestra, viewed from behind and above the musicians.
  3. A baseball player fields ground balls during practice.
  4. A bicyclist pedals along a path toward Memorial Arch.
  5. A professor teaches in a classroom.
  6. A trombonist rehearses.
  7. A swimmer performs the butterfly stroke.
  8. A silhouetted person approaches the curved wall outside Hall Auditorium at night.
  9. Several groups of students work in a science lab.
  10. A student is animated while explaining the artwork behind her.
  11. An athlete runs past a building on a cold morning.
  12. The strings of a double bass vibrate as they are played by a jazz musician.
  13. A student explains an idea.
  14. A pianist practices on a Steinway grand piano.
  15. In a museum gallery, a group of students gazes at a painting.
  16. A singer and piano accompanist rehearse in a sunny room.
  17. A student in class holds a pen while speaking.
  18. Holding a boom microphone, a student makes a recording.
  19. A student cook prepares fresh vegetables.

The video then loops back to the beginning.

Aerial view of college campus showing brick buildings and green quads interspersed with deciduous trees in early fall

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