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Re: Newt Trim

December 17, 2009

Joe Dawson

Interest piqued? The title is an anagram for something pretty awesome at Oberlin.

Liberal Arts Meets Big Business

May 10, 2009

Daniel Tam-Claiborne

In high school, due surely to a lack of adequate allowance, I sold cans of soda that I bought in bulk from Costco and kept stored in a portable cooler to students just coming out of gym class. It would follow that a lifetime's worth of amateur experience culminated in my participation in the Entrepreneurship Scholars program.

Teaching English as a Second Language

March 10, 2009

Daniel Tam-Claiborne

The challenge over the month came in donning both roles--as both a teacher and a student--all while being reassured along the way that we were likely to catch dengue fever, get taken hostage at a Jakarta airport, and be heaved out of a moving train on our way to Moscow.

Circus Parties and Finales

January 26, 2009

Aries Indenbaum

We were getting bedraggled, after countless handstands, cartwheels, and rope climbs. Yet as the weeks wound down, we got closer and closer as a group.

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