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August 18, 2009
Some advice for freshmen, their parents, and current students about orientation... pack your bags and tissues; it'll be a wild ride!
August 17, 2009
Some thoughts after watching my younger sister pack for her freshman year at college.
August 16, 2009
Nearly everyone at Oberlin can ride a bike. And for the first time in my life, I want to be like everyone else. How hard can biking be?
August 15, 2009
Funny story: One time, I forgot to bring my concert pants and didn't realize until I was trying to get dressed for a concert.
August 10, 2009
Showing a little foresight for once, I started investigating jobs that would allow me to arrive early on campus, with somewhat minimal success.
August 10, 2009
In this post: two apologies, meta-blogging, Rust Belt aesthetics, an Oberlin vignette, pacts with readers, and overwrought prose.
August 5, 2009
There is no required reading for freshmen at Oberlin, but a quick flip through Lord of the Flies could be real helpful.

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