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A field trip

November 4, 2009

Zoe McLaughlin

After a brief walk in the crisp night air during which I considered making pirate jokes, we arrived at the hospital.

Like a Toblerone.

November 4, 2009

Karl Orozco

Halloween, laughing at myself, adjusting to my new "ruggedness," and lots of probable cavities.

Get Excited!

November 3, 2009

Joe Dawson

I can deal with the fact that on my list of things I am excited about I included "classes" and "renewable energy sources" because I have come to grips with the fact that I am a huuuuuuuuuge nerd.

There will be dark moments

November 2, 2009

Leslie Braat

I had the good fortune of being in NYC last week when Ishmael Beah '04 and Professor Dan Chaon celebrated an evening of Oberlin mentorship.

Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2009

Tess Yanisch

Greetings, children of the night! Today's entry is a series of snapshots of my triumphant return to Oberlin, including lectures, geeky joy, and local apple cider.


October 29, 2009

Alicia Smith

Shishta-who? Shishta-where? Shishta-how? Shishta-wouk! (And many other tasty things.)

Spinnin' in the City

October 29, 2009

Ma'ayan Plaut

As it is this wonderful tradition to bring as much as possible of Oberlin to New York, I implemented a plan last fall to bring as much of OCircus! to New York as possible. In this post: Circus! Photos! Autumn!


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