Read feature, general interest, and campus-based news stories about the Oberlin College campus community.

Faces, people, and shapes pressed into a metal sheet.

Where Am I?

July 22, 2020
Yvonne Gay
This week’s Where Am I? is a small art exhibit with works created by both college and community members. Hand-painted leaves, intricate mosaics, drawings, and other forms of expression cling to the walls of buildings on campus and in the town of Oberlin. In fact, the piece pictured here is located in a space known for expression. Can you guess where it resides?

Tags:

A round bulbed chandelier

Where Am I?

July 16, 2020
Yvonne Gay
Chandeliers, pendants, and wall sconces hang from ceilings and are affixed to the sides of buildings like architectural jewelry around campus. While they are appreciated, these pieces can blend seamlessly into the style of their surroundings. Until now. Can you name the space where this chandelier resides?

Tags:

A girl looks up while standing on a wooden staircase.

Where Am I?

June 25, 2020
Yvonne Gay
Oberlin is a busy place. We weave down pathways, board elevators, and climb staircases en route to destinations. In our haste to move from one place to the next, it can be easy to overlook the obvious. Can you guess where this staircase is located?

Tags:

A child drops red dye into a glass with water and a celery stick.

Oberlin in Photos: A World in Pictures

April 15, 2020
Yvonne Gay
As of late, many of us have had to turn dining rooms, kitchen counters, coffee tables, and bedrooms into remote working spaces. But what do you do if you’re a photographer and your ‘‘office‘’ is mostly outdoors? This photo series is dedicated to our college photographers who see their world in pictures.

Tags:

Subscribe to Campus News: Oberlin College and Conservatory