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Snowberlin

February 9, 2010

Alice Ollstein

I've transitioned very quickly from seeing suffering and resilience to silliness and pleasure, and it's been difficult to rationalize and connect these two parts of my life.

A Post about Posters

December 18, 2009

Ma'ayan Plaut

I will try and contain my excitement within the post, but I need to note that haven't really stopped grinning for the last few weeks, and I'm just smiling at my computer while I write this. Because Oberlin makes me happy. And so does this poster.

The Life Pastoral (With Pictures!)

October 23, 2009

John West

In this post: on-campus fall breaks, laziness, pan-seared steak recipes, Spike Jonze v. Spike Lee, Oberlin Levittown, a shameless plug for the Wilder Voice website, cornfields, yes, that's right, more on cornfields.

Faves

September 21, 2009

Joe Dawson

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens... Oh, hello there. I was just thinking about some of my favorite things here at Oberlin. Oh, I delight in hairless monkeys, Cathy comics, putting rubbing alcohol in my eyes, and above all, some great places to hang out in Oberlin.

Shining Time Orientation

August 18, 2009

Ma'ayan Plaut

Some advice for freshmen, their parents, and current students about orientation... pack your bags and tissues; it'll be a wild ride!

Aries versus Bicycle

August 16, 2009

Aries Indenbaum

Nearly everyone at Oberlin can ride a bike. And for the first time in my life, I want to be like everyone else. How hard can biking be?

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