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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.

After a VERY Long Hiatus...

April 27, 2009

Amber Walker

Hello All! I am SOOOOOO sorry that I have not blogged since the ice age. Oberlin can get a bit hectic sometimes and this has been my busiest semester yet. Freshman year was a challenge, but sophomore...

Hump Day: Why I Love Wednesday Nights

April 2, 2009

Ma'ayan Plaut

We're wacky siblings that not only parents can love, cut from the same cloth but making something different with it. Either way, we have some pretty stylish designers making some great informed and artistic decisions.

Doing the Layout

November 25, 2008

John West

There's something to be said for a small liberal-arts college in a backwater hamlet a charming slice of small-town America that has two newspapers. And there's something more to be said a college that has two newspapers ( The Oberlin Review , The Oberlin Grape --for which I am a copy editor), three non-fiction magazines ( Wilder Voice , Vox , In Solidarity ), a literary journal (formerly The Plum Creek Review , formerly Enchiridion , now The Plum Creek Review --again), a genre-fiction magazine ( Spiral ) and doesn't have a journalism department.

Happy Endings

May 20, 2008

Alice Ollstein

The end of sophomore year brought the stress of finals, but also the fun of commencement week and parties at professors' houses.

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