Oberlin Celebrates Juneteenth
June 17, 2015
Juneteenth (June 19, 1865) is considered the date when the last slaves in America were freed. The city of Oberlin celebrates Juneteenth each year with its Juneteenth Festival. This year’s festival, themed Looking Back to Look Forward: Come Home to Oberlin, took place Saturday, June 13, in Tappan Square. The festival featured vendor booths, a parade, food, and games, as well as Abraham Lincoln and Civil War soldier historical impersonators.
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Commencement and Milestone Reunion 2022
June 7, 2022
The campus was abuzz this past weekend as alumni, families, and students took part in the return of several Commencement/Reunion Weekend traditions that included a performance by OCircus!, senior conservatory students, and Illumination in Tappan Square.
This Week in Photos: Perfectly Pitched
June 1, 2022
Students in the Class of 2022 walk down a shaded pathway that joins a large tent nestled in a backyard on Forest Street. They will soon be welcomed by their host, President Carmen Twillie Ambar, into a spring day senior garden party.
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