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February 10, 2009
There is, in fact, only one magical way to schedule all the performances (AND hit every single "Welcome back to a new semester! We missed you!" activity AND manage to see all your friends who you missed all of winter term... which can all coincide sometimes).
January 31, 2009
The second of two pieces I wrote during first semester about performances in Oberlin.
January 23, 2009
The movie centered on Darius, a 15-year-old with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Darius' brother Mario died of the same disease when he was 19, and Darius talks about his brother occasionally during the film.
January 21, 2009
She told me how excited she was about the reading, and went on with something to the effect of: "I feel like all you creative writing majors have this separate writing world you live in sometimes. It's obviously such a huge part of your lives, and yet most of the rest of us never get to be a part of it."
December 21, 2008
The sun is out for the second day in a row, the thermometer out back says 0 degrees, and it's so dry that five miles to the west I can see the snow-frozen Rockies as clear as if they were a Bob Ross...
December 10, 2008
The money raised by Work it for Women was to help women with the costs of an abortion: travel, overnight stays and child care.
November 13, 2008
On those runs, I reflected a lot on the love that's developed in me over the last three years for the town of Oberlin, and I began working out ideas in my head about how to connect more with the local community.
November 5, 2008
When I tell my kids where I was when this part of history was made, I will say this: I was in Oberlin. The best place in the world.

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