This Week in Photos: Listening, bell
March 16, 2022
Eboni Johnson, outreach and programming librarian, holds a hand to her ear as a student across the room reads literature written by bell hooks. The public read-in at Mudd Center’s academic commons honors this prolific writter during Women’s History Month. It also serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
This Week in Photos: The Mug That Keeps Giving
December 23, 2021
Dozens of handcrafted mugs of varying shapes, shades, and textures rest on tables throughout a large meeting space at First Church in Oberlin. These small, handheld items make for terrific gifts, and are traditionally sold in December. They also serve as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
This Week in Photos: Dancing, Swimming, Singing, Celebrating
December 14, 2021
A student takes a few steps on a ladder and stretches one arm to the top of a large glowing menorah in the center of Tappan Square. The gold branched candelabra and flames glisten against the night sky, and those surrounding it look up at its brilliance. This Oberlin community gathering, in celebration of the last night of Hanukkah, leads off this week’s photo series.
Oberlin Food Rescue Helps Fill a Hole in Food Pantry
May 16, 2017
Each week, Oberlin Food Rescue team members retrieve donated food from area dining locations and deliver it to Oberlin Community Services to help bring prepared meals to those who are food insecure.
A Day of Service
January 30, 2017
Oberlin students in the Ninde Scholars Program joined others to assemble gift bags for high school teachers and to spruce up elementary classrooms. This volunteer endeavor is part of the annual...
Tradition Lives On: Students Take Reins to Produce Concert and Fundraiser
December 20, 2016
Since August, a small contingent of students have been meeting regularly to plan and produce a beloved event that brings together the Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music and the greater Oberlin Community.
Oberlin Heritage Center Honors Community Service Leaders
April 13, 2016
Recipients of the Oberlin Heritage Center’s 15th Annual Community Awards pose for a photo following a gathering of more than 170 members and friends of the nonprofit. (Pictured l-r) History...
What MLK Day is All About
January 21, 2016
Tessa Newson, a 7th-grade student at Langston Middle School, and Eleanor VanBuren, a third-year comparative literature major, paint the community room at Oberlin Community Services as part of the...
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Volunteer Opportunity
January 14, 2016
The Office of Community and Government Relations invites all members of the Oberlin community to participate in its Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, January 18, at...
Community Involvement Tips for After Day of Service
September 12, 2015
The 2015 Day of Service coordinator Gabriel Moore ’15 suggests four ways students can learn about service opportunities to become involved with the Oberlin community.