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Emily
May 22, 2020
While learning from home these past few months has been challenging, the invitation my teachers provided to think about the pandemic through so many different lenses has truly helped me make sense of what is going on in my own life and also the world.
A photo of Meredith, a smiling young white woman with shoulder-length brown hair.
April 28, 2020
My StudiOC posts are, in themselves, a way to represent life during coronavirus, to try to understand specific aspects of this pandemic within a broader context and take note of my own responses.
Celina
May 7, 2018
Thinking about taking a foreign language at Oberlin? Registering for French 101 and 102 during my senior year is a decision I will never regret. Our amazing teaching assistants, Esther and Kevin, are here to tell you about their experience.
September 19, 2014
What does it mean to be able to locate yourself within academic work? Can you see yourself in the very spaces and fields that you learn about or is formalized learning an isolated process for you?
May 30, 2013
I started this post a few weeks ago and never finished it 'till now, a few days after graduation. In retrospect I may not have been so angst-y, but alas, it reflects a certain side of myself that I can't hide. Speaking of the self...

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