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Ruth's face, shielded from the sun by a hat
November 13, 2017
If you’ve read my bio, you’ll know that I promised my readers a healthy dose of angst regarding declaring a major and deciding what to do with my life.
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August 8, 2017
After only just discovering dance, I dived right in this summer and attended ADF, one of the largest summer dance intensives in the country. What resulted was one of the most empowering, exhausting and transformative experiences of my life.
November 4, 2016
With a busy class schedule, study away paperwork, and some new jobs, I've managed to keep myself very busy this semester! As I get ready for my study away program next semester, I try to recap my study away application experiences.
October 22, 2016
Whenever I tell someone outside of Oberlin that I'm a Comparative American Studies major, they have no idea what it is. I like to describe it as the study of how one's experience in the United States differs based on the many facets of their identity.
October 4, 2016
Well, here we are. It's already year two of my Oberlin adventure! In all honesty, sophomore year has been a little weird so far.

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