{ Summer classes and the living is not all that easy }

Now that I've jumped the hurdle that is finals week and gotten a little bit of distance from my classes, I figured I'd finally write about them.
posted by Emily Wilkerson '15 | July 27, 2014 | 0 Responses

{ Learning How to Rest }

I have a problem resting; I don't know how to do it, I don't believe it's necessary, and I think I can power through anything. I welcome with open arms any pieces of wisdom on how to address this.
posted by Andrea Allen '17 | July 25, 2014 | 2 Responses

{ For New International Students, Or, When the Brochure Is Not Enuf }

Incoming internationals, this one's for you. Welcome, my fellow non-residential aliens :)
posted by Simbarashe Runyowa '15 | July 25, 2014 | 2 Responses

{ Riding the Wind }

"You majored in biology? Cool! What are you going to do with that?" Here's what I'm doing so far.
posted by Griff Radulski '14 | July 20, 2014 | 1 Responses

{ The Best Question I've Asked Myself in the Past Five Years }

The single most useful question I've asked myself in the past five years is, "Whose life do I envy?"
posted by Yitka Winn '09 | July 16, 2014 | 4 Responses

{ Present and Represent }

Tupac once said, "I'm a reflection of the community," and this is how I apply that mentality to my Mellon research.
posted by Alexandria Cunningham '16 | July 15, 2014 | 2 Responses


A long-belated informational post about a thing I had a good time doing.
posted by Peter D'Auria '14 | July 12, 2014 | 1 Responses

{ Downtown }

A highly opinionated tour of Oberlin's main drag. With lovely pictures by Ma'ayan!
posted by Griff Radulski '14 | July 8, 2014 | 4 Responses

{ Confessions of an Undergraduate Researcher }

So here's a bit about undergraduate research at Oberlin, some personal thoughts and some new directions for my own personal, community-engaged research.
posted by Alexandria Cunningham '16 | July 3, 2014 | 2 Responses

{ What's Next }

I have a degree now, whatever that means.
posted by Ida Hoequist '14 | July 2, 2014 | 1 Responses

{ DINRAR, or Let's Dine Together! }

Fact: if you and I have collaborated on a meal together before, you've probably received an email titled with the name of this post before. To quote the old blues song: "Come on in my kitchen."
posted by Ma'ayan Plaut '10 | July 1, 2014 | 2 Responses

{ Where my ladies at? }

One of my biggest frustrations over the course of my time at Oberlin is that male authors have dominated my reading lists. This may come as a surprise to some; Oberlin is a progressive institution so you'd think that I'd be reading works by people of all genders. Not so.
posted by Emily Wilkerson '15 | June 29, 2014 | 4 Responses

{ 50 Pearls of Wisdom: Part One }

College can be hard and since there is a new class of incoming students, I wanted to share some major advice, love and answers with you all before you come into Oberlin officially.
posted by Alexandria Cunningham '16 | June 27, 2014 | 8 Responses

{ ArbQuest 2K14: A More or Less True Story of Commencement Melodrama }

For the first time, perhaps, you come to understand the permanence of your departure.
posted by Peter D'Auria '14 | June 23, 2014 | 6 Responses

{ Letters From The Past }

A mini-reality check popped into my mailbox a few days ago. Past Ma'ayan is here to visit the current Ma'ayan with a present!
posted by Ma'ayan Plaut '10 | June 17, 2014 | 5 Responses

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