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.
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August 8, 2017
After only just discovering dance, I dived right in this summer and attended ADF, one of the largest summer dance intensives in the country. What resulted was one of the most empowering, exhausting and transformative experiences of my life.
July 9, 2017
For the start of my glorious Summer of Movement™, I headed to Brooklyn, New York, couch hopped for three weeks, and took just about every single class offered at the Brooklyn Zoo Gym: Parkour, Tricking, Breakdancing, Bar Conditioning, Contortion, etc.
March 13, 2017
There's something unique about being an AAPI artist that presents its own set of complexities and conflicts that made the experience of hanging out with other AAPI artists give me a sense of hope and comfort about my decision to become a filmmaker.
December 28, 2016
I'm not a Theater major, and I've never actually taken a theater class. But I've found that there's a vibrant student theatre scene on campus, and that there are opportunities for non-majors to act in the department shows that happen each semester.
November 5, 2015
My first thought when I opened the email saying that my show had been picked for the fall program was "Oh my god, I'm going to play the Jurassic Park theme song so many times."