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No fair weather runners here

February 8, 2009

Yitka Winn

There we were, plodding along side by side on the icy streets of Oberlin, snow soaking in through the mesh of our running shoes, brisk wind turning our limbs rosy red, winter sun on our faces.

Let it Snow!

February 4, 2009

Prof. Steve Volk

There's much to be said about adverse conditions, turmoil, and challenges. They have a way of cutting right across a number of boundaries which previously seemed unalterable.

Injusticia

February 3, 2009

Alice Ollstein

Today my program spent the afternoon in court. It's not what it sounds like.

Vietnam 101

January 31, 2009

Joe Dawson

The second of two pieces I wrote during first semester about performances in Oberlin.

In loving memory of summer

January 29, 2009

Yitka Winn

I've already got crazy nostalgia for the long, lazy summer days spent lounging in the hammock on our porch, the nights of impromptu jam sessions with my more musically inclined friends, the smell of freshly baked bread rising up from our kitchen.

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