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Black History Celebration: February 7 through March 10

February 8, 2013

Communications Staff

Oberlin’s 2013 black history celebration, Black Arts, revisited, reminds us of the power of the arts throughout history to increase awareness and understanding, to honor innovation and talent, and to bring disparate people and cultures together when institutions, beliefs, traditions, and public policies cannot. Featured speakers and performers include soprano Adrienne Danrich, Duke University Professor Fred Moten, performance artist Aisha Cousins, and writer Marlene NourbeSe Philip.

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Meet the 2022 Student Commencement Speaker

May 26, 2022

On Sunday, June 5, Oberlin College will celebrate the Class of 2022 with a Commencement ceremony on Tappan Square beginning at 9:30 a.m. Cyril Amanfo ’22, a neuroscience and theater major, was selected by the Commencement Class Speaker Search Committee to address the graduating class. A livestream of the events will be available on the commencement page.
Head shot of Cyril Amanfo '22

Mathias Reed Recognized with YB Staff Award

May 25, 2022

Associate Director of Media Production Mathias Reed’s dedication and commitment to supporting the institutional mission throughout the pandemic is one of the reasons he was selected for the 2022 YB Staff Award.
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This Week in Photos: Hello Spring!

May 25, 2022

It’s a warm day in Wilder Bowl and the Oberlin community is making the most of it. Some have chosen to spend the day with friends, study, or just have fun like these two handstanding students who also serve as inspiration for this week’s photo series
Two students do handstands on a lawn.