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A Walk in the Woods

November 17, 2008

Ma'ayan Plaut

One of the best things about pleasant weather in Oberlin is that, due to its non-existence for the majority of months while we're on campus, students and teachers alike take full advantage of warm, sunny days.

How to solve a crime

November 13, 2008

Zoe McLaughlin

The sign above the door to my analytical chem lab now says "Oberlin Crime Lab." For the rest of the semester, we're solving a crime that occurred at the Olympics involving arson, secret notes, drugs, and missing silver medals.

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.

Back To Business

August 29, 2008

Will Mason

The best part about college - any college - is that there's always something to look forward to.

Transitions

August 23, 2008

Prof. David Walker

The First Year Seminar model is quite simple: one teacher and fourteen students in sustained conversation about a topic that interests them.

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