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March 18, 2013
My name is Aleena, and I am a Yalie... I spent my past week visiting Dara at Oberlin, and now I'd like to share my observations, because I truly believe that Oberlin is an incredible place, and it might be interesting hear about from a non-Obie perspective.
March 18, 2013
The past few weeks at Oberlin have been very hard, but they have reminded me why I care so much about this place and the work that we all do, on a variety of levels, on this campus.
March 15, 2013
Listening is not easy; hearing is even harder because it means that you have to think about your own positions as well as those of the other party. And that is particularly difficult when one's ears are filled with shouts of approval from one's supporters (or one's hearing is hardened by disapproving voices from one's detractors). But hearing is essential if we are to move ahead.
March 8, 2013
Or, I'm taking a dance class and I can't help but parallel lessons learned on the dance floor to my learning in the bigger world.
December 13, 2012
Booksbooksbooksbooksbooksbooks, or how I learned to stop worrying and do some good old-fashioned reading.

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