Lucas Ritchie-Shatz ’25
Entries from this blogger
The Housing Process + A Kahn Room Tour!
May 23, 2022
After I had finally committed to Oberlin, one of the things I was most anxious to find out was what my life here was going to be like.
An Average Oberlin Day + What to Expect from Your First Year
April 15, 2022
As an accepted student to Oberlin, I was very anxious to imagine what my life here would be like. I loved looking at people describing their days and their dorms to try and prepare myself for college life.
Learning a Language at Oberlin
March 16, 2022
College is a great opportunity to be able to learn a completely new language, as well as have the resources to engage in its culture and history.
Making a Book for My First Winter Term
February 27, 2022
Coming into the program, I only had a vague idea of what letterpress entailed, but over the course of Winter Term I became familiar with not only the process and jargon, but the history of the printing press itself.
Explorations in Terrell Main Library
January 24, 2022
Ever since I was little, I’ve been in love with the feeling of walking through shelf after shelf, seeing the personalities of each book and their histories.
5 Films I Loved This Semester
January 1, 2022
Though I’m a bit late on the year-end lists, I loved reading about the books my fellow bloggers were excited about last year, and as a Cinema Studies student I thought it would be interesting to give an idea of what films I’ve watched for class this semester.
The Wonderful World of WOBC
December 17, 2021
Even before I decided on Oberlin, I knew that I wanted to go to a college that had a radio station to fulfill my lifetime project of making everyone listen to the music that I like.
A Bike Ride on a Cold Winter Day
December 10, 2021
Being the unnecessarily ambitious person that I am, a third of the way to Elyria I decided I’d bike there, get lunch, and come back.
Finding Community in Oberlin’s “Nightlife”
November 29, 2021
On the communal joy of being allowed to gather and hear live music once again.