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Who Am I?

March 25, 2021

Yvonne Gay

If you attended a theater, dance, or opera performance at Oberlin College, you may have interacted with Julian Abramof ’12, but did you know he is a gamer after hours? Learn more about Abramof in this installment of Who Am I?
A portrait of a male student wearing a sweater.

Who Am I?

January 26, 2021

Yvonne Gay

Anton Crooks has worked with such shows as Return to the Forbidden Planet, Angels in America, Treasure Island, and Dracula. Read more about Crooks in this installment of Who Am I?
A portrait of a man wearing glasses.

This Week in Photos: Elections to Mini Pumpkins

November 4, 2020

Yvonne Gay

In this week’s photo series we swing by the voting polls, rub elbows with a professor, linger under a big tent of images, decompress at an outside night concert and faculty recital, pull up a seat at the Cat, head to Finney Chapel for taiko, and pick up a brush to do some mini pumpkin painting.
A man stands in front of a group of singers.

Postcards from Oberlin

May 8, 2020

Yvonne Gay

“The best thing about my quarantine workday (besides hanging out with my toddler) is seeing my students, even though they are far away. The second best thing is seeing them when it's warm enough to be outside in my backyard in Lakewood. Students + sunshine (+ toddler) = happiness,” writes Kathryn Metz , assistant professor of ethnomusicology.
A woman types on a laptop in her backyard.
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