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My Oberlin family.

November 17, 2012

Barbara Sawhill

"Family" at Oberlin is a fluid term... it can mean the people who are related to you to as well as the people who are not.

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

Food

March 22, 2012

Joe Dawson

Contents: Everything you ever need to know.

A Thanksgiving First

November 28, 2011

Simbarashe Runyowa

Unsurprisingly, it turned out that sometime last week was Thanksgiving Day in the United States. I really should have been aware of this, given that my obsession with the festivities surrounding this November supper run astonishingly deep for someone who grew up in Zimbabwe where turkeys, if they ever existed there, had probably long buckled under societal pressure and just converted themselves into either chickens or cows or zebras in order to fit in.
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