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Fall Break in Oberlin

October 25, 2008

Aries Indenbaum

From one Obie to another: if you really want to take a break from life during a school break, the easiest way to do it is to stay put.

The Amish and Languages in America (and at Oberlin)

October 15, 2008

Charles Grim

Last night I visited the United World College in Costa Rica and had the pleasure of speaking with a prospective student from Spain. Xiana is a native speaker, not of Spanish, but of Galacian. This got me thinking about differences in language diversity within countries.

"The middle of nowhere"

April 17, 2008

Prof. David Walker

For some reason, people seem obsessed by the image of cornfields. Yes, it's true that in the countryside of Lorain County there are lots of small farms, but there are no cornfields visible from the campus, no cows grazing on Tappan Square.

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