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November 6, 2008
It is hard for me to describe the atmosphere I witnessed that night, but it was certainly nothing like I had ever experienced before. Surrounded by friends and strangers, new faces and old, it hardly mattered whether you knew the person standing next to you or not--but you were inevitably going to give them a hug.
November 6, 2008
Since you are here, I assume you are considering Oberlin as one of your college choices...good job! About me (the basics) *I'm a second year *African American Studies and Econ are what I focus my...
November 5, 2008
When I tell my kids where I was when this part of history was made, I will say this: I was in Oberlin. The best place in the world.
November 3, 2008
"Professors' Liberalism Contagious? Maybe not." -New York Times "Am I supposed to be surprised? No." -Me
November 2, 2008
I went as Bettie Page, which is hard to do.... in public. For the sake of Oberlin College, I won't do too much description. Suffice to say, I looked classy.
October 30, 2008
I had the distinct pleasure of flying to Rome for fall break to see my S.O., who is studying Classics there, and I got to employ a lot of what I've learned in classrooms and the coops during my stay.
October 25, 2008
From one Obie to another: if you really want to take a break from life during a school break, the easiest way to do it is to stay put.

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