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Who is Creg Jantz?

January 21, 2022

Yvonne Gay

Thanks to a teammate’s practical joke, Creg Jantz was called Simon Jantz throughout most of his college years. But as his mom would often say, “If that’s the worst thing that happens to you in your life, consider yourself lucky.” Learn more about Jantz, including why the press box during an athletic competition is one of his favorite places in Oberlin, in this installment of Who Am I?
A man poses with a person wearing a large squirrel costume,

This Week in Photos: Dancing, Swimming, Singing, Celebrating

December 14, 2021

Yvonne Gay

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.
A girl lights a large menorah.

Who is Jess West?

December 13, 2021

Yvonne Gay

Head Field Hockey Coach Jess West is in her happy place when she’s on the field. This might explain why she recalls playing during white-out conditions as a defensive player in college with such fondness. Learn more about West in this installment of Who Am I?
Photo portrait of a woman.

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