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Diversity and Admissions

July 30, 2009

Charles Grim

Diversity is not the result of any one or two students that we have at Oberlin, but rather the result of the integration of the unique perspectives of all of the students that we have on campus.

Recipes for Summertime, Part Three

July 26, 2009

Ma'ayan Plaut

These aren't secrets to getting into your dream college, I apologize. I don't think there is a formula for that. What I'm offering in the following post is an approach to making your application a solid representation of yourself.

A Feasible Feastible Festival of Local Flavor

July 25, 2009

Ma'ayan Plaut

Keeping in the vein of keeping my blog Oberlin-centric, even if I'm a few thousand miles removed, I'm going to do a run down of local food things I like to play with, in Oberlin industrial kitchens and Hawaiian home kitchens. Kitchens are my playgrounds, but with infinitely more sharp objects and dangerous things the average kid shouldn't play with.

Life After Oberlin: New Blog

July 24, 2009

Daniel Tam-Claiborne

Think of it as essentially this blog (more long-form stories, anecdotes, photos), but with a slightly different focus. Now that I have graduated from my dear alma mater, I figured it was time to branch out a little on my own.

My book addiction

July 21, 2009

Chris Gollmar

I have a habit of picking up library books that look interesting, checking them out, bringing them home, and letting them sit around for months on end.

Dining hall conversations

July 21, 2009

Zoe McLaughlin

Once we'd finished eating, we parted ways, and I expected not to see her again, unless we wound up in a class together somewhere down the road.

How'm I Doin'?

July 13, 2009

Alice Ollstein

At first I was annoyed at the little assignments Oberlin's making me do to get credit for my summer internship, but now I'm grateful.

Ballet

July 11, 2009

Zoe McLaughlin

Remember when I was talking about opportunities? Allow me to expound upon another opportunity that I encountered late last semester, involving dance. Just to shake things up a bit, I'm not going to write about Indian dance again.

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