Campus News

This Week in Photos: A New Season

April 19, 2021

Yvonne Gay

A crop of daffodils in a park.
Daffodils in Tappan Square.
Photo credit: Dale Preston ’83

A budding crop of daffodils in Tappan Square serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.

Tiny purple buds cling to thin tree limbs with a small carpet of yellow and white daffodils bending in the breeze nearby. Tappan Square in early spring is not only filled with beautiful pictures, but a visual start to a new season that makes its way across campus. 

In this photo series we stop by Warner Concert Hall to hear percussion ensembles; order a latte from President Carmen Twillie Ambar in Azariah’s Café; roll up our sleeves for the vaccine in Hales Gym; and conclude with softball, track, and baseball games near Phillips Gym.

Three students play kettle drums on a stage.
Percussion ensembles in Warner Concert Hall. Photo credit: Jonathan Clark '25
A woman pours milk into a cup.
President Carmen Twillie Ambar works a barista shift in Azariah’s Café. Photo credit: Jonathan Clark ’25
Students and nurses in three separate medical bays.
The vaccination clinic in Hales Gym ended last week after being visited by faculty, staff, and students. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A woman softball player stands on a plate with a member of the opposing team next to her.
The women’s softball team topped Allegheny in their season opener, 13-5. Photo credit: Courtesy of Oberlin Athletics
Two female college students race in a track meet.
Oberlin’s track and field teams competed outdoors for the first time in nearly two full years against Allegheny. Photo credit: Courtesy of Oberlin Athletics
A male baseball player throws a ball in a game.
The men’s baseball team opened the season with a split against Hilbert College. The Yeomen won the first game 14-5. Hilbert followed up with a 10-0 win. Photo credit: Courtesy of Oberlin Athletics


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.

You may also like…

This Week in Photos: Orientation and All the Feels

September 22, 2021

Two first-year students in the Class of 1970, each carrying an armload of clothes through the parking lot near Dascomb Hall, serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
Two excited freshmen girls hold armloads of clothes.

This Week in Photos: Bike Culture at Oberlin

September 8, 2021

It’s the 1960s, and a small group of students are standing with bicycles while a photographer takes their picture near a “caution 4,000 bikes in Oberlin” sign. This iconic photo is a tribute to Oberlin’s bike culture and serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
A small group of students stand next to a bicycle sign while holding their bikes.

This Week in Photos: Summer Semester Finals

August 30, 2021

A top floor lounge in the Science Center surrounded by glowing sunlight through a wall of windows serves as the perfect study nest for this student. It also serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
A student lounging in a chair while working on a laptop.