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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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Blogger Sense

October 23, 2013

Ma'ayan Plaut

It's like a spidey sense, but way way better. Because there are less legs and/or radioactive superhero features (though, no lies, that last one would be awesome).

The Eve of Travel Season

October 23, 2013

Tanya Aydelott

The admissions process can feel like it is never-ending, but I love the adventure of it: next year, who knows where you'll be and who your best friends will be, and which clubs you'll have joined or founded?

March 4th, cont.

September 8, 2013

Ida Hoequist

A reminder: solidarity and closure are mutually exclusive. Even when you have a lot of other stuff going on.

Oberlin Superlatives

April 30, 2013

Rose Stoloff

In honor of the end of April, the beginning of May, and the final day to make that great, final college decision, I decided to do a little survey. I sent out a mass email asking people why they...

Honest Recollections

April 9, 2013

Chinwe Okona

An account of my involvement in, as well as my thoughts on, the current student activism taking place at Oberlin College and Conservatory.

It Runs in the Family

April 9, 2013

Rose Stoloff

They always say you end up like your parents. I can't say I didn't try. To avoid this, during my junior year of high school I flipped through the Fiske Guide to Colleges with fervor, referenced it...


March 26, 2013

Emily Wilkerson

In which I gain insight into my life by going to office hours, finally reveal my schedule for the semester, ramble about my current favorite Northern European minimalists, and plug things that I'm involved with.

Red Cup, Blue Cup...Purple Cup

March 18, 2013

Barbara Sawhill

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.


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