'The Big Uneasy,' a recent article in the New Yorker, illustrates the illiberal and anti-democratic turn in college life
At Oberlin, it started in December, when the temperatures ran high, although the weeping willows and the yellow poplars that
Today -- after the amicable departure of Flemons and Robinson for their own solo projects -- the band, more than ever, is a shifting troupe of young African-American folk musicians who revolve around Rhiannon Giddens. I had long wanted to speak with this lady.
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 trying to get a reaction from the community, according to a police report obtained by The Huffington Post.
"As we have stated, these incidents occurred on a virtually daily basis over a period of weeks," Oberlin's said in its statement
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.
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.
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.
An estimated 1,200 students attended the teach-in, march and convocation Monday, the Times reported. About 2,800 students
On Monday morning, the school's administration sent out an announcement essentially calling the reported KKK outfit the last
Marjorie Burton, Oberlin College Director of Safety and Security, told WKYC TV the robbery was "a first" in her 25 years
Shteyngart: (see above) HuffPost: Your main characters seem to have pretty bleak views on the world. Do you share that bleak
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.