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This Week in Photos: Perspectives

July 28, 2021

Yvonne Gay

A group of people on a tour in a park.
Residents and students take a guided tour in Tappan Square.
Photo credit: Jack Lichtenstein '23

A photographer’s perspective of a group of Oberlin residents and students walking through Tappan Square on a nice summer afternoon—a large tree trunk pictured in the foreground—serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.

Members of the Oberlin community gathered in Tappan Square for a Green Legacy tree tour. Green Legacy is a nonprofit that seeks to promote international peace and friendship by spreading worldwide seeds and saplings that originate from trees that survived the atomic bombs. Tappan Square activities acknowledged the 76th anniversary of the end of World War II.

Our photographer’s perspectives tour continues with stops by a busy activities table at Langston Middle School, an introduction to painting course, a class performance, and ends with a concert atop Bibbins Hall.  

Visit Oberlin’s Flickr page to see more Green Legacy tree tour photos.

Children do activities on an outdoor picnic table.
Oberlin College student tutors participating in the America Counts and America Reads Summer 2021 Enrichment Program engage with local youth through activities focused on literacy, origami, pedagogy, and science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics (STEAM). Photo credit: Dale Preston ’83
a student paints on a large canvas.
Students in Visiting Assistant Professor Donna Hunt's Introduction to Painting course take advantage of the summer weather and find inspiration outside the studio. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A group of students dance in front of a large sign.
A Black Queer Love Edition from Caroline Jackson Smith's Word and the Beat class was performed in the Irene and Alan Wurtzel Theater. Photo credit: Clarissa Heart
A quartet plays to a large crowd.
The Verona Quartet with pianist Scott Cuellar performed the first live in-person concert since March 2020 in Stull Hall on July 7. Photo credit: Jack Lichtenstein ’23


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.

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