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A bee or not a bee?

October 13, 2020

Emily Humphreys

It took a fall afternoon and an impostor bumblebee to show me there’s more to campus than you might notice at first.
Emily

On Atmosphere

October 29, 2019

Meredith Warden

The atmosphere of a school is more than just academics—it is made up of those tiny, everyday interactions and observations that define one’s relation to a place.
A photo of Meredith, a smiling young white woman with brown hair.

My Doppelgänger Comes to Visit

October 18, 2019

Ruth Bieber-Stanley

I happen to have a doppelgänger. Her name is Rosa, she is 17, and we share 50 percent of our DNA. Last weekend, she came to Oberlin. That’s right, my (taller) younger sister visited me to see my big girl college life.
Ruth Bieber-Stanley.

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