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November 19, 2012
Pretty much the whole student body cares about community service, and we got good stuff done. We still need a deeper discussion about "interfaith," but that's next on the list . . . Many Oberlin students have a tendency to be dismissive of religion or openly religious classmates. I think they're responding more to the political end of religion (as we know it) than to any actual beliefs.
November 13, 2012
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.
November 7, 2012
Or, what #SoMeXco is all about and how our project is going to legit rock the world this weekend.
October 5, 2012
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.
September 29, 2012
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.
August 14, 2012
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!
July 14, 2012
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.
June 10, 2012
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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