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Goodbye Oberlin, Hello Unknown

May 8, 2018

Celina Kobetitsch

I say my farewells with gratitude, not because everything was perfect, but because there’s nothing to really say goodbye to. These three years move forward with me like the soles of my shoes, as I step into the great big unknown.
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Letters To Sammie pt.2

July 17, 2017

Samantha Smylie

I graduated from Oberlin and I still can't believe it. This is a short letter to myself and a lot of "thank yous" to faculty and staff who changed my life at Oberlin. Thank you all so much.

From Obieland to Boston: Harvard Divinity's DivEx Program

November 30, 2016

Karalyn Grimes

I spent the first week of November in Boston, touring Harvard Divinity School as a Diversity & Explorations program participant, and attending the school's first Black Religion, Spirituality, & Culture Conference. But wait, this is the blog platform I write for Oberlin, where does Harvard come in? This is the story about how Oberlin got me to Harvard. (Maybe.)

How Jules Greene Does Summer: An Illustrated Look

July 2, 2016

Jules Greene

I now think about where I was this time last year, when I was fresh off the tails of high school and pretty darn directionless with how I was going to spend my summer, and yeah, I can totally see why some people have not been able to recognize me.
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