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September 7, 2009
Yard sales, integrating into the Oberlin community, and the hunt for the perfect antique desk.
September 6, 2009
I mentioned before that the first few weeks of college equals '50s housewife meets college student: shopping for classes, ironing out schedules, and cleaning and unpacking all belongings, and if the weather doesn't take the temperature dip it did a few days ago, flowery dresses and sunglasses.
August 5, 2009
There is no required reading for freshmen at Oberlin, but a quick flip through Lord of the Flies could be real helpful.
June 10, 2009
I have just passed the two week point of being home for the summer. And since this is an Oberlin blog, this is about what's different at my summer home and my Oberlin home.
May 20, 2009
Thankfully, there were senior members who talked me through the best ways to peel garlic, fry potatoes, and make an omelet. Never would I have imagined that a group of students could be efficient and capable enough to orchestrate what functioned like a self-contained dining hall.
May 14, 2009
Remember how I mentioned there are all these distractions during reading period and finals? Ah, yes, there is another one I failed to mention earlier, and that is PACKING.

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