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Vietnam 101

January 31, 2009

Joe Dawson

The second of two pieces I wrote during first semester about performances in Oberlin.

Darius

January 23, 2009

Joe Dawson

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.

Conquering my fear of readings

January 21, 2009

Yitka Winn

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."

Back at Altitude

December 21, 2008

Nicolee Kuester

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...

Work it for Women!

December 10, 2008

Aries Indenbaum

The money raised by Work it for Women was to help women with the costs of an abortion: travel, overnight stays and child care.

Trying on a race director's cap

November 13, 2008

Yitka Winn

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 4th in Oberlin

November 5, 2008

Ma'ayan Plaut

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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