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This Week in Photos: A Last Glimpse at Fall

November 18, 2021

Yvonne Gay

A student approaches a curved stone entrance.
An early morning fall view from an entrance to Peters Hall.
Photo credit: Yvonne Gay

A sandstone arch that leads to the first floor of Peters Hall frames a colorful view of pine and maple trees and people on their way to class and offices. This early morning view on a cool fall day serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.

Although fall colors were predicted to peak from mid- to late October, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, most of Ohio, including Oberlin, remained at near peak conditions during that time. It wouldn’t be until the first week of November before many in Oberlin saw autumn’s full color show on display. Although Oberlin’s peak season was interrupted by high winds that blew many leaves off trees, intense colors could still be seen clinging to branches.

In this series, we take a look at the fall season in Oberlin. See more recent fall photos on Oberlin’s Flickr page.


Three students sit behind large windows with trees.
Gold leaves through the windows in King Building room 235 serve as a backdrop in a Quantitative Thinking course. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A large building is shaded by tall fall leaves.
Red, gold, and orange leaves carpet the lawn near Dascomb Hall. Photo credit: Mike Crupi
A white squirrel sits in a tree covered with fall leaves.
Oberlin’s photogenic albino squirrel gets a close-up view of fall. Photo credit: Kim Ayers P’23
Students on their way to class.
Class change near Peters Hall. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
Two students walk to a building.
The pathway in front of King Building. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
Two students walk down a leaf covered path in a park.
An autumn walk in Tappan Square. Photo credit: Mike Crupi


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