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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.

Pizza Night at Keep

January 29, 2009

Daniel Tam-Claiborne

I learned that there is a certain art to pie-making, kneading from the center out, making sure that the middle isn't too thin, and being careful to leave a slightly raised border along the outside so there's some semblance of crust after it bakes.

Flying and fooding

January 29, 2009

Aries Indenbaum

Once we landed at Cleveland-Hopkins Airport, I woke up and raced for the bus stop. After waiting outside for 10 minutes, I huddled indoors and discovered I had missed the last bus by 15 minutes. Gahhh.

The Long Road Home

January 27, 2009

Ma'ayan Plaut

Tomorrow will be my first opportunity to listen to my completed mix, The Long Road Home. That last leg that seems to last oh-so-long will be much quicker this time.

On Rejection

January 26, 2009

John West

In this post: rejection letters, romantic rejection, my petty impulses, The Kenyon Review , and children's publishing.

Circus Parties and Finales

January 26, 2009

Aries Indenbaum

We were getting bedraggled, after countless handstands, cartwheels, and rope climbs. Yet as the weeks wound down, we got closer and closer as a group.

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