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This Week in Photos: Out and About

September 4, 2020

Yvonne Gay

Students sit in a circle on a lawn.
Students spread out on North Quad for lunch and fellowship.
Photo credit: Yvonne Gay

After spending days inside their residence halls, students enjoy the weather while on campus and in downtown Oberlin; a livestreamed coffeehouse performance is a first for the Cat in the Cream; and a rock garden filled with words of inspiration.


A student sits in the grass while holding a book
A nice day for a good read. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A girl walks down a narrow gravel path
A walk through North Quad. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A student walking next to a large brick wall
Downtown Oberlin. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
Two girls in a store window
Ratsy’s in downtown Oberlin. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A student shops in the school supplies section of a store
Ben Franklin in downtown Oberlin. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A student wears a studded mask
Mask art. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A girl tilts her head towards a spotlight
Georgia Heers ’21 and piano accompanist Aurthur Welsh ’21 give a live streamed performance from the Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse. Photo credit: Mike Crupi
Pebbles in a rock garden with words and symbols painted on them.
Inspirational rock garden in the Patricia ’63 & Merrill ’61 Shanks Health and Wellness Center. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay

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


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