Claire O’Brocta ’23
Entries from this blogger
May 25, 2023
Oberlin may be small, but there’s always new places here to explore.
Three Recitals, Three Venues
May 21, 2023
There are many options for recital venues in Oberlin. Here are the ones I chose!
Blog Lookback: Second Year, part 1
March 29, 2023
Revisiting and responding to three blogs I wrote when I was a sophomore.
March 24, 2023
Think Starbucks secret menu, but it's college classes.
Ensembles and Improvisation
March 6, 2023
TIMARA majors have a lot of options to fulfill our ensemble requirements. Learn about the ones I've been a part of, and how they led me to declare a new minor!
My Path to Environmental Studies (and why I recommend it to double-degrees!)
December 9, 2022
I was set on being a computer science major, but I'm glad I kept an open mind.
Blog Lookback: First Year
November 13, 2022
Revisiting and responding to the blogs I wrote when I was a freshman.
May 27, 2022
A whole day spent in my favorite place in Oberlin!
Trying Theater Things
February 13, 2022
Senior year isn't too late to try something new!
Double-Degree Exco Experiences
November 22, 2021
Even with my intense schedule, I've been able to take (and teach!) several Excos.
Hardhats, Hairnets, and Horoscopes
October 17, 2021
I didn't take classes this summer, but living in Oberlin provided me with many opportunities regardless.
February 7, 2021
In six semesters, I've lived with five different people. Going in, I knew none of them.
A September Saturday in Oberlin
September 12, 2020
A walk through a Saturday on campus, including shopping, Art Rental, a campus job, schoolwork, cooking, and spending time with friends.
May 18, 2020
The thrilling and much-awaited sequel to Tendies Night. Welcome to the Tendolution.
Midways and Electrophonics
March 17, 2020
Some of the concerts I've gotten to participate in during my first two years as a TIMARA major!
Away Game: The Super Bowl at Oberlin
March 2, 2020
Celebrating the Super Bowl is a different experience at Oberlin than it is in my hometown, but it's still lots of fun.
Winter Term, or lack thereof
January 29, 2020
This year I had my second chance to do a project for Winter Term, and I didn't take it.
December 8, 2019
Every Thursday this semester, I've cooked and cleaned for my co-op. Here's a little bit about what that's like!
Registering for Classes
November 16, 2019
A guide to registration, one of the more stressful Oberlin experiences.
Fall Break: Round Two
November 6, 2019
This Fall Break, I did a little bit of everything.
October 5, 2019
The first month of my second year of college has been full of many new and exciting things.
August 17, 2019
You. Oberlin. Chicken Tenders. Need I say more? Absolutely.
Summer Life as an Oberlin Student
July 9, 2019
A collection of firsthand accounts on how rising second-years spend their summers, and why everyone is excited to go back to Oberlin in the Fall!
Moving Out: A Reflection On My First-Year Dorm
May 18, 2019
An overview of what living in Kahn is like and why I'm going to miss it.
February in Oberlin
February 27, 2019
The story of the tour and audition that got me here today.
200 Miles from my Co-op…
January 31, 2019
My journey finding home through food.
Pre-Winter Term Excitement!
December 25, 2018
The possibilities for a project are virtually limitless.