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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.


April 26, 2010

Abby Ryder-Huth

This being my first Oberlin blog entry and all, perhaps some introductions are in order.

Give Me A Break: Another NYC Adventure

April 5, 2010

Ma'ayan Plaut

This New York spring break was defined by seeing as many Oberlin things in the real world, to complement bringing as many Oberlin things with me on breaks. In this post: The Allen Art Museum at the Met, an alumni musical revue, the Obertones in Washington Square Park, and many photos!

In Defense of Oberlin

April 4, 2010

Ma'ayan Plaut

As part Oberlin public relations obsessor, part awesome big sister, I made beautiful detailed schedules that kept Ben busy and experiencing all the best things Oberlin had going on this weekend.

April Fools!

April 1, 2010

Elizabeth Houston

In a 4-1 vote, leaders of the universe this morning elected current Oberlin College president Marvin Krislov to the post of Supreme Leader of the Cosmos.

Building a magazine from the ground up

March 20, 2010

Sam Jewler

I spent the last two years of my life learning journalism at the Oberlin Review. But the time came for change, and now I've used what I learned there to help create a new environmental magazine at Oberlin.


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