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Oberlin Student Says Racist Incidents Were Just A 'Joke': Police

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.27.2013 | College

Some of the racist incidents that led Oberlin College to cancel classes for a day in March are now being described as a "joke" by a student who was tr...

An Artist Before Radiation... and After

Marci Rich | Posted 10.14.2013 | Fifty
Marci Rich

Ohio artist Leslie Miller was working on a collage -- part of a planned series of mixed-media bird paintings -- when she was diagnosed with uterine cancer in December of 2003. It is one of the last painted works she was able to complete before losing function on the right side of her body.

Frederick's Table

Paula Gordon | Posted 06.22.2013 | Impact
Paula Gordon

I find myself anchoring my grief over the loss of this remarkable man in simple objects ... little things, like our kitchen table. That may seem odd, given that Dr. Ferré was the world's leading Constructive Post-Modern philosopher, but therein lays the eternal magic of his inspiring legacy.

'Never Let Them See You Sweat': The Myth of Effortless Perfection

Amy Yao | Posted 05.19.2013 | College
Amy Yao

The concept of "effortless perfection" is the constant pressure felt by college women to be "smart, accomplished, fit, beautiful and popular," all without "visible effort." The price of such a lofty goal, however, has far-reaching consequences.

FBI Will Investigate Recent Acts Of Racism, Anti-LGBT Incidents On Campus

AP | Posted 03.07.2013 | College

OBERLIN, Ohio -- Oberlin College says the FBI has agreed to investigate possible bias incidents at the historically liberal college. Spokesman Scott ...

Oberlin's KKK Sighting May Have Been Person In A Blanket

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.06.2013 | College

Police could not find anyone wearing a Ku Klux Klan outfit on the Oberlin College campus Monday despite a witness' report, the Chronicle-Telegram says...

Oberlin Cancels Classes After Month Of Hate Vandalism

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.05.2013 | College

Oberlin College canceled classes Monday to hold a "Day of Solidarity" following a month of hateful vandalism and the latest report of a person spotted...

Campus Quiet Spoiled By Oberlin College Dorm Robber

Posted 09.25.2012 | College

Students at one of the nation's leading liberal arts colleges woke up to a rude shock last week when a teenage gunman got into a dormitory and knocked...

Gary Shteyngart: 'I'm Not Totally In Love With Our Species'

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 04.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Gary Shteyngart's last novel, "Super Sad True Love Story," tells the story of love and neurosis amidst economic, social and fashion coll...

Top 10 HIPSTER Schools

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Looking to up your coolness quotient? Maybe a hipster school is for you. Though definitions of the modern-day hipster are often debated, we'll go with...

America's Greenest Colleges: Did Your School Make the Grade?

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

While the good folks at U.S. News and World Report ascribe certain measurements of prestige to their college rankings, we rated schools based on what matters most to us.

Dissent Is as American as Cherry Pie

Richard N. Haass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard N. Haass

I was about to follow up with other questions when Condi cut me off. "You can save your breath, Richard. The president has already made up his mind on Iraq." This was eight months before the March 2003 start of the conflict.