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May 18, 2009

Zoe McLaughlin

Really, the only solution was to stay up until around 3:00 AM, listening to hit songs from the nineties, reading picture books, and learning the proper way to put on bangles.

Victory

April 20, 2009

Joe Dawson

My team T-Spain feat. Young Portugueezy, formerly Urethra Franklin, formerly Hurricane Kathleena and the Mansoon, really turned up the heat.

Teaching English as a Second Language

March 10, 2009

Daniel Tam-Claiborne

The challenge over the month came in donning both roles--as both a teacher and a student--all while being reassured along the way that we were likely to catch dengue fever, get taken hostage at a Jakarta airport, and be heaved out of a moving train on our way to Moscow.

Endless Summer

February 11, 2009

Max Strasser

Please excuse my first post waxing nostalgic about graduating. There will probably be more.

Starting to think beyond Oberlin

January 15, 2009

Chris Gollmar

Today I visited Career Services to get some quick advice on my résumé and on finding the right gradate program. It feels like I'm a junior in high school all over again.

Two Years in Rural China

December 22, 2008

Daniel Tam-Claiborne

It is fitting that even in my last semester here at Oberlin, I am fortunate enough to be taking advantage of one more opportunity that this school has offered--one that is wholly unique to graduates of Oberlin. For two years, I will be teaching English in the northern Chinese province of Taigu through the Oberlin Shansi two-year fellowship program.

Foreign adventures

November 24, 2008

Prof. David Walker

Imagine someone handing you a check for $28,000 to go anywhere in the world to do whatever you'd most like to do in the year after college graduation.

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