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On the Road Again

August 19, 2009

Charles Grim

You can look forward to seeing the detailed itineraries up on the website soon, but I thought I'd give you a sneak preview of our international travel plans.

The Secret Lives of Coffee Mugs

August 19, 2009

John West

In this post: coffee mugs, unions (viz. Teamsters and AFSCME), near-death experiences, pictures I may or may not have incorrectly uploaded even though I've been given two sets of instructions on how to upload photos because I'm practically a Luddite, Oberlin vignettes.

Shining Time Orientation

August 18, 2009

Ma'ayan Plaut

Some advice for freshmen, their parents, and current students about orientation... pack your bags and tissues; it'll be a wild ride!

Think Positive

August 17, 2009

Will Mason

Some thoughts after watching my younger sister pack for her freshman year at college.

Aries versus Bicycle

August 16, 2009

Aries Indenbaum

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?

My packing list

August 15, 2009

Zoe McLaughlin

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.


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