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Unstructured

September 11, 2010

Tess Yanisch

I did a lot of stuff in my first year of college, activities that people usually don't get into until their later years. But more relaxed involvement takes me longer--it is, in fact, my big goal for this year.

Graying

August 26, 2010

Will Mason

Thoughts on a tough summer job, watching my friends graduate from a remove, and feeling old.

Tacky the Penguin and Other Stories

August 11, 2010

Ma'ayan Plaut

With this Oberlin story (with penguins!) in my possession, I had to share it with everyone. I put out an all-call on Twitter and Facebook whenever I was sitting in the library working and knew that people needed a distraction.

The Hipster School?

June 28, 2010

Aries Indenbaum

On stereotypes, underlying truths, how college is different from high school, and why we are (and aren't) a hipster school.

The Kentucky Trek: A Post-Grad Tale of Repeats

June 23, 2010

Ma'ayan Plaut

When my dad graduated from Oberlin, he went to Kentucky with several recent alums and set up permanent camp on several tracts of farmland in Hart County, Kentucky. When I graduated from Oberlin, I went on a two-week trek with my family to my old Kentucky home. For me, memory lane is paved in green.

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