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This Week in Photos: March 4

March 4, 2020

Yvonne Gay

A row of seated students on a stage.
Dance at Oberlin presents Liminal Spaces: A Pedestrian's Guide directed by Georgie Johnson '20.
Photo credit: Anokha Venugopal ’23

 

Two women and a man look at a plaque on a wall.
A plaque in honor of Shirley Graham Du Bois ’34, a composer, playwright, biographer, nation builder, activist, and one of the first black women to stage an opera in the United States, is unveiled in the conservatory library. Photo credit: Dale Preston '83

 

Four classical folk performers give a concert.
The Russian Renaissance quartet modernizes the sound of traditional folk instruments in Finney Chapel. Photo credit: Jack Lichtenstein '23

 

Three students and a teacher work under a large sign.
The Sonic Arts Winter Term group, led by TIMARA Lecturer and Technical Director Abby Aresty, holds a gratitude showers table at University Hospitals in Elyria, where staff members are invited to express words of thanksgiving. Words are printed and placed on umbrellas for an installation that will be displayed at the hospital in the spring. Photo credit: Mike Crupi

 

A woman stands in front of a video screen.
Rani Molla ’08, senior data reporter at Recode, leads a data journalism workshop in the Adam Joseph Lewis Center. The session was part of the Oberlin College Student Journalism Symposium’s weeklong schedule of events. Photo credit: Dale Preston '83

 

One woman plays drums another woman plays guitar.
The Nots, a garage punk band from Memphis, Tennessee, round out WOBIE Fest in Oberlin’s college nightclub. The three-day music festival was hosted by Oberlin College and community radio station WOBC-FM in association with Student Union Programming Committee, Oberlin Hip-Hop Collective, and F+ABB. Photo credit: Jack Lichtenstein '23

 

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