Oberlin Blogs

The Oberlin blogs are produced by a team of current students, faculty, and staff who offer a variety of unfiltered perspectives about the Oberlin experience. We encourage you to interact with us as we explore Oberlin and document our adventures.

Most recent posts

Filtered by

Clear filters

Crossing Over

January 19, 2009

Alice Ollstein

I crossed the border for the first time today, and witnessed firsthand the tragedies and ironies of our immigration system.

Study away: My advice

December 11, 2008

Chris Gollmar

I have one week to go in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Before I find myself completely overwhelmed readjusting to life in the U.S., I thought I would share a few pointers for anyone who thinks studying abroad is in their future.

Music here, music there

November 17, 2008

Chris Gollmar

My second semester abroad is finally winding down, so I decided to look back and share a couple anecdotes that highlight differences in music and music education in the U.S. and Argentina.

Getting things in order

November 7, 2008

Chris Gollmar

Yesterday, my friend Ezra and I put the finishing touches on our application to teach our ExCo (Experimental College) class on Experimental Typography for a second time. It was easier this time around; all we had to do was update the syllabus, update our budget request, and complete the short application from the ExCo committee. No faculty recommendations, no interviews this time. It really couldn't have been easier. That is, unless we were on the same continent.

Obies in the Holy Land

June 18, 2008

Max Strasser

Sorry for my hiatus from the Obieblogosphere, but I'm in Jerusalem, working at an internship and enjoying the Middle East. But Oberlin is never too far from my mind. Here's a quick update.

Pages

Oberlin Bloggers

Learn about the Oberlin experience from a group of students, faculty, and staff who have a variety of perspectives about what it's like to be a part of the Oberlin community.

Meet the Bloggers

Subscribe to Oberlin Blogs