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This Week in Photos: Campus Life on a Fall Day

October 28, 2020

Yvonne Gay

A large tent with people in it on a fall day.
An outdoor class.
Photo credit: Yvonne Gay

There’s something magical in the air at Oberlin College on a fall day. The trees are filled with yellows, reds, and golds, and the crunch beneath your feet sounds like potato chips.

Students nestle themselves on tree swings and concrete columns, while others dot the campus with study circles, blanket lunches, and classes. In this photo series, we visit some of these spaces and get consumed by the beauty of the season. 

See more campus photos on a fall day on Oberlin’s Flickr page.


A small group of students sit in a circle on the grass.
A study circle. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A student wearing a large backpack walks down a long cobblestone path.
Walking through Tappan Square. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A student lays on the ground in front of large columns.
Is this an art installation? Not exactly. While one student studies, another takes a break at the Memorial Arch. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
Two students sit on a bench in the park.
Chatting it up on a bench. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
Student at an outdoor movie night.
An Indigenous People's Day screening. Photo credit: Anokha Venugopal
A student sits under a tree and types on a laptop.
Husssh. This student is studying. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
Two students sitting on the grass.
The snack break. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A student lays in the grass surrounded by fall leaves.
Swimming in fall colors. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay


This Week in Photos is a selection of images and is not meant to represent a weekly timeline. Images highlight campus, community, people, and events related to Oberlin College.


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