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Notes on an Election

November 7, 2008

John West

So, yes, I'm eschewing that obligatory hello my name is John. I'm a blogger. I'm really cool. Here's some stuff about me post, at least for the time being. Bios are dreadfully difficult to write, and, though my fellow bloggers have been covering Oberlin's reaction to this latest election pretty darn well , I figured I might as well add my two cents.

"Obama-rama" Strikes Oberlin

November 6, 2008

Daniel Tam-Claiborne

It is hard for me to describe the atmosphere I witnessed that night, but it was certainly nothing like I had ever experienced before. Surrounded by friends and strangers, new faces and old, it hardly mattered whether you knew the person standing next to you or not--but you were inevitably going to give them a hug.

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.

Obama-rama in Ohio

September 24, 2008

Alice Ollstein

The election results may come down to our little state, and the town and college of Oberlin is rising to the challenge.

NYT asks:

May 26, 2008

Max Strasser

In case you didn't catch it, Oberlin College was on the front page of the New York Times yesterday. It's a good story, but in my opinion, it's lacking.

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