The Oberlin blogs are produced by a team of current students, faculty, and staff who offer a variety of unfiltered perspectives about the Oberlin experience. We encourage you to interact with us as we explore Oberlin and document our adventures.
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October 28, 2019
I am very far from home.
October 18, 2019
I’ve only been here a month, and I already know it’s the best decision I’ve ever made.
July 25, 2014
Incoming internationals, this one's for you. Welcome, my fellow non-residential aliens :)
August 13, 2013
The Oberlin experience changes you in ways you don't always see as they occur but became obvious as you look back at your former self.
November 28, 2011
Unsurprisingly, it turned out that sometime last week was Thanksgiving Day in the United States. I really should have been aware of this, given that my obsession with the festivities surrounding this November supper run astonishingly deep for someone who grew up in Zimbabwe where turkeys, if they ever existed there, had probably long buckled under societal pressure and just converted themselves into either chickens or cows or zebras in order to fit in.