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Stop Hunger Now

November 13, 2012

Tess Yanisch

The Interfaith Day of Service is this Friday, 3:30 - 5:30. "Interfaith," in this case, means both among people of different religions and between people who are religious and those who aren't--an important factor to consider when dealing with Oberlin students.

Join Our Family

November 7, 2012

Ma'ayan Plaut

Or, what #SoMeXco is all about and how our project is going to legit rock the world this weekend.

Campaign Bites

October 5, 2012

Ma'ayan Plaut

This year's alumni council weekend was kicked up about 10 notches, because it was the kickoff of Oberlin Illuminate, our seven-year comprehensive campaign to focus on the future of Oberlin.

Family

September 29, 2012

Griff Radulski

My summer left me wanting a word that spans millennia. I need to talk about my brothers and sisters who populate the biosphere, who live lives beyond human knowing and become sediment when they die.

ObiEager Video Contest

August 14, 2012

Ma'ayan Plaut

The summer video contest by the class of 2016 shocks, awes, and makes this social media coordinator bouncy with excitement that orientation is just a few weeks away!

Oberlin Etiquette

July 14, 2012

Tess Yanisch

Remember, the cardinal rule of politeness is to make the other person comfortable. In some situations, this calls for dressing up and shaking hands. In others, it consists of yelling and backslapping. Among Klingons, you say whatever's on your mind and be prepared to back up your words in battle if necessary. And so on.

Meet Oliver. He Needs Your Help.

June 10, 2012

Tess Yanisch

There's an irrepressibly affectionate kitten in Oberlin who needs some help. Oliver's paw will have to be amputated. Please donate to CATSS, the local organization that helps stray cats like him!

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