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This Week in Photos: A Walk in the Park

September 25, 2020

Yvonne Gay

A girl laying in the grass in the park.
Photo credit: Yvonne Gay

On any given day a walk through Tappan Square could lead to a performance, art exhibit, or even a wedding day photo shoot. On this day, grassy spaces were used as outdoor classrooms; a tree trunk, benches, and the Memorial Arch made for great study nooks; and the peaceful atmosphere was used as a place to socialize and recharge.


A student studying while sitting next to a tree trunk
Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
Two students study while sitting on a large memorial arch.
Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A large class sits in a round circle in the park.
Thomas Newlin, professor of Russian,  holds a first year seminar on Tolstoy’s War and Peace. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A large class sits on the grass in the park facing a large gazebo.
Drew Wilburn, professor of classics,  holds a Magic and Mystery in the Ancient World class near the gazebo. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
Two people sit on the grass and talk.
Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A girl sits on a bench and studies in the park.
Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A student sits on a bench and reads in the park.
Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A student puts thumb tacks into the tail of a paper mâché whale.
Oberlin College student Jenna Ko works on an art installation. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A student rides a bike in the street.
Photo credit: Yvonne Gay

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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