Ella Baseman 

@oberlin_in_the_00s and The Art of Normalcy

@oberlin_in_the_00s and The Art of Normalcy

Oberlin students are Oberlin students to such a degree that it makes one wonder if it is Oberlin that attracts the Obies or the Obies that make Oberlin so stubbornly Oberlin. It would be a fun chicken-or-egg situation if the solution weren’t an obvious one: both are true.

What the Signs are doing for Halloween

What the Signs are doing for Halloween

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Aries: Listening to The Smashing Pumpkins while actually smashing pumpkins. Taurus: Going trick or treating for the free candy, telling soccer moms to fuck themselves when their age is questioned.
The Hyper-Real President

The Hyper-Real President

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There’s a convenience in the illusion that the people at the controls have your best interests in mind, or at least know what they’re doing. You give up the responsibility you have to your community, your country, and the world, when you can simply believe that whoever's in charge is doing the right thing.
Six Perfect Songs for Having a Conversation With Your Pod about The Vague Possibility of Maybe Kissing Someone

Six Perfect Songs for Having a Conversation With Your Pod about The Vague Possibility of Maybe Kissing Someone

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You’re feeling ready to take things to the next level: A steamy and serious sit down conversation with the people in your pod to discuss the ramifications of you possibly fucking.
Going Viral: ECVI's Community Partnerships in the Age of COVID

Going Viral: ECVI’s Community Partnerships in the Age of COVID

El Centro is a non-profit organization that offers comprehensive programming—ranging from case management and bilingual interpretation services, to financial literacy or GED classes, to mental health services—to best meet the needs of the Latinx community.
Six New Local Businesses to Support

Six New Local Businesses to Support

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Excited about The Arb opening up in downtown Oberlin? Here are six other businesses soon to open up in our sunny corner of Northwest Ohio.
The Careerist Misery of Junior Practicum

The Careerist Misery of Junior Practicum

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The socially conscious aspect of the practicum feels like little more than typical administrative programming designed more to teach us how to co-opt social justice issues for our own gain rather than meaningfully address them.

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