{ In Praise of Train Travel }

or How I Get to Oberlin or The Perks of Life in the Rust Belt
posted by Emily Wilkerson '15 | October 21, 2014 | 5 Responses

{ New Faces! }

To blatantly parrot a lovely quote from former blogger Ida: "I want to squish them all!"
posted by Ma'ayan Plaut '10 | October 15, 2014 | 1 Responses

{ Strolling (or, Why I Don't Ride Bikes) }

I am a great stroller, if I do say so myself.
posted by McKinley Glasser '18 | October 15, 2014 | 3 Responses

{ Three College Fears I Have Conquered Thus Far }

There's no denying that college is scary, especially as a freshman. But facing my fears in a new environment has been an incredibly gratifying experience.
posted by Rachel Finn-Lohmann '18 | October 15, 2014 | 1 Responses

{ My Week in Snapshots }

Musical/co-operative/snoozing/studying self portraits.
posted by Tom Cline '18 | October 15, 2014 | 2 Responses

{ Embracing Personal Change }

I was excited to come to college for a plethora of reasons, but the thought of achieving my final form made me breathless with anticipation almost every day since I sent in my confirmation of acceptance.
posted by Christie Krancer '18 | October 15, 2014 | 1 Responses

{ Directional Living }

Every first-year feels differently about their living space, but where you live your first year of college doesn't have to define the freshman experience as a whole.
posted by Esther Espeland '17 | October 15, 2014 | 1 Responses

{ In Those Times When I Miss Home }

Chicago is my heart, the south side is my brain, but my family is my soul.
posted by Samantha Smylie '17 | October 15, 2014 | 1 Responses

{ Functioning as a Freshman: The First Few Weeks on Campus }

I'd say things are going pretty smoothly. Or, you know, as smoothly as things can go for a first-year who has no clue what she's doing with her life and who still can't get her mailbox open on the first try.
posted by Radia Lahlou '18 | October 15, 2014 | 1 Responses

{ An Introduction to Your Hosts }

Hello listeners! We are so excited to bring you the first episode of our podcast!
posted by Hannah Parkins '15 and Davis Erickson '16 | October 15, 2014 | 1 Responses

{ Speechless }

The name of this post is inaccurate.
posted by El Wilson '18 | October 15, 2014 | 5 Responses

{ Cowboy Take Me Away (To Oberlin!) }

A Houston native relocates above the Mason-Dixon line.
posted by Emma Davey '18 | October 15, 2014 | 6 Responses

{ On Seminars }

I have enjoyed attending guest lectures, convocations, and seminars immensely, and I try to fit as many into my schedule as possible.
posted by Grant Goehring '18 | October 15, 2014 | 1 Responses

{ Adult-ish }

In the scope of all the possible Oberlin experiences, I'm going to share my little slice.
posted by Molly Gorin '16 | October 15, 2014 | 1 Responses

{ An Admissions-Sized Surprise: Part II }

I had this crazy idea that, while I was in Texas traveling for the admissions office, I could meet up with the second graders' teacher and see if there was any kind of encouragement Oberlin could provide for her students.
posted by Tanya Aydelott, Admissions | October 11, 2014 | 3 Responses

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