Cold War Choir

November 14, 2013
Kira McGirr
In spring 1964, the Oberlin College Choir traveled throughout the Soviet Union and Romania, performing 40 concerts in five distinct programs and seven languages—all from memory—over an eight-week period. Alumni of that historic cultural exchange returned to campus November 15 to 17 to celebrate its 50th anniversary .

Higher Ground

November 5, 2013
Communications Staff
$8 million gift from the Austin E. Knowlton Foundation will create a new, multipurpose athletics complex.

Opera Theater’s Fall Production Opens Wednesday

November 5, 2013
Emily Peragine
Contrary to popular belief, Engelbert Humperdinck’s most popular work—the opera Hänsel und Gretel —is not just for children, and in the Oberlin Opera Theater’s unique rendition, it’s barely for children at all. The classic fairy tale takes an exhilarating turn toward the macabre in the production, which opens Wednesday, November 6, with additional performances November 8 through 10 in Hall Auditorium.
Alex Deeter cleaning a Solar Panel with a mop

A Bright Future

October 21, 2013
James Helmsworth
As outreach coordinator for a California solar panel manufacture, Alex Deeter ’13 organizes the company’s social media presence and assists clients with subsidy applications.
Liz Bennett working at her desk

Making Connections

October 21, 2013
James Helmsworth
Liz Bennett ’13 says she’s drawn to challenges like working in the male-dominated field of computer programming. After graduating, she landed a job with Linked In.
Karyn Todd and Jeffery Fauver

The Show Goes On

October 21, 2013
James Helmsworth
After training as both a theater major and a writer within Oberlin's Theater and Dance department, Karyn Todd '13 is working in publicity for Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre.


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