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.

Learn about the Oberlin experience from a group of students, faculty, and staff who have a variety of perspectives about what it's like to be a part of the Oberlin community.

Meet the Bloggers

Search blogs or choose a category to see relevant blog posts.

Subscribe to Oberlin Blogs

Most recent posts

Filtered by

Clear filters
January 7, 2009
Today, we heard Sanskrit Chanting, pianists performing Schubert and Rachmaninoff, a fiddling group, and vocal performances ranging from Vittoria, mio core to hip hop selections.
January 6, 2009
So, when everyone started talking about their plans for winter term in that "I'm really trying to avoid my finals work so I'm going to talk to many people I haven't talked to much this semester" time in December, I had a great name to toss into conversation, even if I didn't really know what I'd be doing yet.
January 5, 2009
In this post: countercyclical economics, Main Street v. the Big Box, student migratory patterns, the Evangelical Vatican, yoga, and a poor ending.
January 4, 2009
I know that my leaving home and traveling to that wonderful country changed me in important ways too numerous to even count. At the very least, the assumptions I left with about my country and its relationship to the rest of the world changed in profound ways.
January 2, 2009
I am here to take Intensive German in an effort to shove enough grammar and vocabulary into my head to take German 102 in the coming semester.
December 30, 2008
I don't know what it is about giving a speech that makes it so affecting, its ability to connect with and instill hope and pride in the hearts of listeners. All I knew at the time was that it was something I had to experience doing.
December 28, 2008
I know your parents don't want to hear this, but Oberlin students use a bunch of dirty language. One of our favorites is work .

Pages