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This Week in Photos: Spring Semester Campus Life

March 12, 2021

Yvonne Gay

A student walks in front of a large stone building.
A student walks down a pathway near the Allen Memorial Art Museum holding a selection from this semester’s Art Rental.
Photo credit: Jonathan Clark '25

The exterior wall of the Allen Memorial Art Museum is punctuated by a student holding a newly acquired piece of art from the recent Art Rental program. This image leads off this week’s photo series.

Art Rental is a familiar event at Oberlin—students cross intersections carrying large colorful and muted prints carefully wrapped in plastic. The tradition is a favorite scene to photograph at Oberlin. Other candids in this week’s series take place in other parts of campus. 

This week’s photo tour includes a 6:15 a.m. workout with the football team and President Carmen Twillie Ambar, followed by a stop at the Science Center, and a walk to Warner Concert Hall for a livestreamed master class with the Arts and Sciences Orchestra and the Verona Quartet. The tour ends with an ice sculpting demonstration and a glide across a makeshift rink in Wilder Bowl.

A room full of people in a room exercise.
President Carmen Twillie Ambar’s 6:15 a.m. workout with Oberlin’s football team. Photo credit: Tanya Rosen-Jones ’97
A girl makes copy at a machine.
Making copies in the Science Center Commons. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
An overview picture of an orchestra practicing on a large stage.
A livestream masterclass with the Arts and Sciences Orchestra with Tiffany Chang ’09 and the Verona Quartet in Warner Concert Hall. Photo credit: Dale Preston '83
A man makes an ice sculpture.
An ice sculpting demonstration in Winter Oberland. Photo credit: Jonathan Clark ’25
Two students ice skate outside.
A Black in Obieland event in Wilder Bowl included ice skating, food, and conversation by the fire. Photo credit: Jonathan Clark ’25


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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