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Parents and Family Weekend!

November 11, 2014

Tom Cline

My family comes to Oberlin and my pug does not, I take my mom and brother to a co-op lunch and my brother to the 'Sco, and I visit Slow Train four times in a single weekend.

New York, New York vs Oberlin, Ohio

November 10, 2014

Molly Gorin

I looked back at my parents, checking in that it was ok to talk to strangers. They conceded with their eyes that as long as I was in Ohio it was also fine to get into windowless vans and take candy from old women in tall pointed hats.

Downtown

July 8, 2014

Griff Radulski

A highly opinionated tour of Oberlin's main drag. With lovely pictures by Ma'ayan!

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.

Red Cup, Blue Cup...Purple Cup

March 18, 2013

Barbara Sawhill

The past few weeks at Oberlin have been very hard, but they have reminded me why I care so much about this place and the work that we all do, on a variety of levels, on this campus.

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