{ Letter to Myself as a High School Senior }

For all of you high school seniors at home filling out your college applications right now, this is a blog post for you. It's written specifically to myself, but extrapolate my own advice into your own experiences.
posted by Karalyn Grimes '16 | December 6, 2016 | 0 Responses

{ An Insider's Guide to Gettin' Them Tickets }

To get those coveted tix, Obies aplenty nervously shook in their blundstones as they queued a massive single-file line across the first floor of Wilder.
posted by Nick Endicott '20 | December 5, 2016 | 1 Responses

{ From Obieland to Boston: Harvard Divinity's DivEx Program }

I spent the first week of November in Boston, touring Harvard Divinity School as a Diversity & Explorations program participant, and attending the school's first Black Religion, Spirituality, & Culture Conference. But wait, this is the blog platform I write for Oberlin, where does Harvard come in? This is the story about how Oberlin got me to Harvard. (Maybe.)
posted by Karalyn Grimes '16 | November 30, 2016 | 3 Responses

{ EspaƱol y yo }

Two years ago I took my Spanish 101 final -- now I'm studying for finals at a Chilean university.
posted by Lilah Drafts-Johnson '18 | November 29, 2016 | 1 Responses

{ One Ticket to the Double Major Club, Please }

I just put in the last puzzle piece, and I feel complete.
posted by Teague Harvey '19 | November 28, 2016 | 2 Responses

{ Advice on Applying to Oberlin }

It's late November and the height of college-application season - and I'm here to help! Here's my advice, compiled neatly into categories and lists.
posted by Kira Findling '19 | November 27, 2016 | 1 Responses

{ 70 and Sunny Friday, 20 and a Blizzard Saturday }

A literal and metaphorical description of the past few weeks.
posted by Sarah Dalgleish '20 | November 26, 2016 | 0 Responses

{ Moving Forward }

Shattered, but I'm not broken.
posted by Kameron Dunbar '19 | November 25, 2016 | 2 Responses

{ Shock and Awe }

Reflections on the 2016 Election results.
posted by Teague Harvey '19 | November 20, 2016 | 0 Responses

{ Quenching that Java Thirst in Oberlin }

If you're like me, and rely on holding a plastic cup in your hand to complete your Nancy Botwin aesthetic, let me assure you that there is nothing to fear.
posted by Nick Endicott '20 | November 18, 2016 | 1 Responses

{ echoes across fault lines }

My shifting thoughts over the last two weeks, with an eye to the coming admissions cycle.
posted by Tanya Aydelott, Admissions | November 17, 2016 | 0 Responses

{ On the President }

I've heard it can be cathartic to write, so I was thinking about writing on this year's presidential election.
posted by Zach Moo Young '17 | November 17, 2016 | 2 Responses

{ Post-Election Strife + Campus Protests in Response to Gibson's Anti-Black Violence }

This blog is a condensed source of writings I have been doing over the past week to process local and national events. The blocked quotes originally appeared in my journal and/or on my personal Facebook. + a trigger warning: this blog post specifically discusses acts of anti-black violence, overt white-supremacists, and unjust actions by police. Please take care when reading if you think these topics may affect you
posted by Karalyn Grimes '16 | November 15, 2016 | 1 Responses

{ Farther from Home than Ever }

I was studying the downfall of democracy in Chilean politics when I checked the polls for the first time on Election Night.
posted by Lilah Drafts-Johnson '18 | November 15, 2016 | 1 Responses

{ Dining Hall Hacks }

How to MacGyver your way through 630 dining hall meals a year.
posted by Sarah Dalgleish '20 | November 11, 2016 | 4 Responses

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