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Wandering around Tigre

December 4, 2008

Chris Gollmar

A couple days ago, I decided that I would take advantage of all of the free time I have on my hands and set out to Tigre, a city located in the delta of the Paran√° River, a half-hour train ride from downtown Buenos Aires. I got lost exploring the island, but it was worth it.

A Very Oberlin Thanksgiving

November 29, 2008

Ma'ayan Plaut

During fall orientation, while moving all my belongings from storage to my room, I got a phone call inviting me to Thanksgiving. And due to the sheer wonderfulness of this family, and their foresight, I accepted. I knew that my Thanksgiving would feel like home with the Albrechts.

Notes on an Election

November 7, 2008

John West

So, yes, I'm eschewing that obligatory hello my name is John. I'm a blogger. I'm really cool. Here's some stuff about me post, at least for the time being. Bios are dreadfully difficult to write, and, though my fellow bloggers have been covering Oberlin's reaction to this latest election pretty darn well , I figured I might as well add my two cents.

Indoctrination

November 3, 2008

Max Strasser

"Professors' Liberalism Contagious? Maybe not." -New York Times "Am I supposed to be surprised? No." -Me

Marvin Krislov defends democracy!

April 16, 2008

Max Strasser

I somehow missed this in the Washington Post on Saturday, but it's exciting: Our own Marvin Krislov, Oberlin College's president, wrote an op-ed about voting rights for students.

Going Green

April 13, 2008

Alice Ollstein

My packed day of activities this weekend was a perfect example of Oberlin's environmentalism, and I'm glad there were a ton of prospective students (aka prospies) here to see them.

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