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FAQ for Incoming First Years

June 19, 2013

Dara Lehrer

Do you have the pre-orientation jitters? Are you at all anxious to leave home and come live in a place you've probably never spent a formidable amount of time at before? Do not fear! I am here to try and alleviate some of that anxiety.

Many Thanks

December 1, 2012

Ben Reid

There are many things I am thankful for this Thanksgiving. Here are just a few of them.

Roomies!

October 17, 2012

Ben Reid

Now I know we can't all be lucky enough to have a roommate whose biggest flaw is being a Yankees fan, but you can trust that the Oberlin ResEd department puts in a LOT of time to make sure that you and your roommate are a good match.

Cardboard Box Season

August 5, 2012

Griff Radulski

I've been thinking a lot about seasons lately. My own year is really just beginning, as my time in Connecticut draws to a close and I prepare to move back to Ohio. It begins with a twice-annual ritual: packing cardboard boxes.

On Being OSCAn

August 4, 2012

Ida Hoequist

It is not easy. But also: "It is rare to be a part of something big that is so tied to human nature and so hinges on humans communicating with humans." - Ma'ayan Plaut

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