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Crossword: “Switching” It Up

Claire Brinley October 2, 2020

Across:  1 Part of the face 6 Oberlin group that approves budgets for student organizations 9 Collective term for the six largest fossil fuel companies in the world  12 Capital of Ghana 14...

Comic inspired by Katherine MacPhail

Fall Comic

Anisa Curry Vietze, Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2020

College first-year Maya Rogers published this image in Away Journal

Away Journal Lets Students Explore in Place

Martina Taylor September 25, 2020

Writing a travel journal during a time of widespread border closures and restrictions might seem almost impossible. But for the Away Journal team, it was a challenge they were more than willing to take...

The Hope Collection by INTO is a new fair trade store on East College Street.

The Hope Collection Brings Hope to Artisans and Oberlin

Anna Farber, Arts and Culture Editor September 23, 2020

While the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on small businesses in the City of Oberlin and beyond, the recent opening of fair trade store the Hope Collection by INTO is one example of the pandemic opening...

Anne Reeder Heck

Anne Reeder Heck, OC ’86, Author of A Fierce Belief in Miracles

Kate Fishman, Managing Editor September 18, 2020

Editors note: This interview contains discussion of rape and sexual violence Alumna Anne Reeder Heck’s book, A Fierce Belief in Miracles: My Journey of Healing, is being released this month. Heck,...

Audience members were encouraged to move between the socially-distanced performers during “Sila: The Breath of the World” last Friday.

Tappan Square Becomes Stage for “Sila: The Breath of the World”

Jada-Leigh McGregor September 16, 2020

Live music is yet another quintessential Oberlin experience complicated by the pandemic. But creativity and social-distancing prevailed last Friday when Oberlin Conservatory students took to the unusual...

Short-form digital Postcards are among the ways artists can share their work with older adults through InterACTS.

interACTS Supports Elders and Artists Alike

Zach Bayfield September 11, 2020

As older adults face isolation, a new community initiative is working to bring the vibrant local arts scene to their homes. The Oberlin Center for the Arts has launched interACTS, a program that virtually...

Jacey Davidson

Jacey Davidson, Creator of Oberlin Overheard

Anna Farber, Arts and Culture Editor September 11, 2020

Jacey Davidson, OC ’20, started the Instagram account @oberlinoverheard, or Oberheard, in 2018. Oberlin Overheard features short, droll quotes heard around campus that are submitted by Obies via Instagram...

Nina Fox, OC'19, stands with her art rental piece.

Art Rental Gets COVID-Safe Makeover

Lauren O'Hear September 9, 2020

Even in the face of a global pandemic, the classic Oberlin tradition of Art Rental will continue this Saturday — but with some significant changes.  The Oberlin Art Rental was founded in 1940, 80...

Chadwick Boseman smiles during an interview.

Chadwick Boseman and Becoming a Hero

Khalid McCalla, Sports Editor September 4, 2020

The recent death of Black Panther’s Chadwick Boseman adds more pain to a year already marked by the collective grief of Black people. Just months ago, I wrote about the unexpected death of Kobe Bryant....

The new maximum occupancy of the AMAM’s Stern Gallery is only seven people due to pandemic safety concerns.

COVID-19 Brings Challenges, Opportunities for AMAM

Gwen Cappel-McCoy September 4, 2020

This year, the Allen Memorial Art Museum has restricted access to Oberlin College ID-holders. However, some of the changes brought on by COVID-19 have given the AMAM’s staff the time to work on virtual...

Kyle Hartzell.

Kyle Hartzell, “DIY as a Response to Change” Co-Instructor

Kate Fishman, Managing Editor September 4, 2020

Educational Technologist, Digital Media Engineer, and Lecturer Kyle Hartzell wears many hats at Oberlin College — he works in the Center for Information Technology and the Oberlin Center for Technologically...

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