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An open letter about College Orchestra

March 27, 2011

Zoe McLaughlin

Dear Anna and Jeffrey 1 , First of all, sorry that I haven't kept in better touch. As you probably understand all too well, when something only has a due date of 'at some point,' it's easy to keep...

An update on my dancing

March 13, 2011

Zoe McLaughlin

Once dressed, we put on our coats and boots and headed over to Warner--where the Dance Department is housed--looking very classy indeed. My coat looks really good on top of silk with gold accents; that's all I'm saying.

The Beginning of the End

February 13, 2011

Helena Thompson

I am still here. Though I entered Oberlin with an expected graduation date of May 2016, my taking a semester off has delayed that until this upcoming semester. This reality took me a long time to accept and I have a lot of feelings about what "not graduating on time" means for me.

Reimagining Utensils

January 21, 2011

Ma'ayan Plaut

In which I embrace my future as a possible spoon player in a bluegrass band (though it's still more likely that I will be a teacher).

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