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This Week in Photos: March 11

March 11, 2020
Yvonne Gay
A woman conducts an orchestra.
The Oberlin College Arts and Sciences Orchestra performs in Finney Chapel under the direction of Tiffany Chang ’09. Photo credit: Yevhen Gulenko

 

A crowd of people sit in a low light room and look at two people on stage.
LaunchU, a venture incubator for Oberlin College students and alumni entrepreneurs, holds a final pitch competition in the Birenbaum Innovation and Performance Space. Participants in this round pitch business ideas to judges for a chance to win monetary prizes that can aid in the success of their ventures. Photo credit: Jack Lichtenstein ’23 

 

A man stands on stage holding a microphone
Alex Blumberg ’89 reflects on the Oberlin entrepreneurial spirit, his experience with storytelling and podcasting, and the recent acquisition of his company by Spotify for more than $200 million. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay

 

Five people sit on stage in front of a screen.
The 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage is recognized in Hallock Auditorium. Panelists explore the history of the suffrage movement and divisions within it, the exclusion of African American suffragists from the broader movement, and the position of anti-suffragists who were critical of the movement to allow women to vote. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay

 

A flutist plays in a stone church.
An exquisite electrophonics concert is held in Fairchild Chapel in conjunction with TIMARA’s 50th anniversary. The concert celebrated student works in diverse media, including electroacoustic composition, live electronics, video, sound art, and custom instruments for performance. Photo credit: Yevhen Gulenko

 

A student quartet plays on stage.
The 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth has inspired individuals and organizations worldwide to join in the celebration throughout 2020. Oberlin student quartets performed in Kulas Recital Hall. Photo credit: Yevhen Gulenko

 

A group of students learn how to sew.
Students learn hand-sewing techniques on a Saturday afternoon. Photo credit: Lucie Maria Weismueller 

 

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