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
Who is Candice Raynor?
April 12, 2021
You may know that Candice Raynor is a member of the Africana Studies Department, but did you know that her nickname pays tribute to her great grandmother’s wish? Find out how in this installment of Who Am I?
Notable Black Culinarians to be Honored with Notable Dishes
February 10, 2021
Black influencers in the culinary world will be honored with dishes that reflect their work in a Black History Month dinner later this month.
Revisiting the Underground Railroad
February 26, 2020
A student re-enactment of escaped slaves along the Underground Railroad is recognized 40 years later with a visit by participant Herman Beavers ’81 at Third World House.
This Week in Photos: February 26
February 26, 2020
In this photo series, we take a glimpse inside a diverse group of events ranging from WOBIE Fest in Oberlin’s dance club to an NCAC championship swimming and diving meet in Granville, Ohio.
This Week in Photos: February 5
February 5, 2020
In this photo series, we walk with the dinosaurs in Cleveland and visit a congressional intern in Washington, D.C., before coming back home to Oberlin to watch the Wild Beast of the Bungalow take over the stage in Warner Concert Hall; go snowboarding in Hales Gym; and sit in on a gallery talk, book art class, choir practice, an academic retreat, and a dance performance.
This Week in Photos: December 4
December 11, 2019
This week's series highlights Solarity, student dance groups, a musical union performance, master class with Marilyn Horne, jazz, letterpress, Kwanzaa founder Maulana Karenga, guest pianist XakBjerken, December graduates, Convocation with Tom Rosenstiel ’78, and a production in Wurtzel Theater.
Kuumba Week Film Festival
November 19, 2019
Actor, director, and activist Danny Glover is interviewed by Professor of Studio Art and Africana Studies Johnny Coleman after the screening of The Last Black Man in San Francisco, in which Glover portrays Grandpa Allen. The film launched Oberlin’s first Kuumba Week Film Festival. Kuumba Week is an annual celebration of black creativity.
Oberlin College Receives Grant Supporting the Oberlin Sanctuary Project
May 28, 2019
A $10,000 grant will fund exploration of Oberlin College and the City of Oberlin’s shared commitment to providing a safe place for humanity to live, learn, and work.
Professor of History Renee Romano Selected for Cultural Exchange Residency in Japan
May 27, 2019
Romano will share her research and scholarly interests at several universities in Japan.