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The Sounds of Music

Spring in Oberlin features the usual wonders of flowers blooming, grass growing, and birds singing. But Oberlin’s springtime awakening is accompanied by something you won’t find or hear at other colleges—the sounds of music being practiced, played, and performed all over campus.

John Seyfried

Photo of the Week: Spring Back, an evening of student- and faculty-choreographed work, took place in Warner Main on Saturday, April 12. Fall Forward (performed in early November) and Spring Back are traditions at Oberlin College featuring diverse dance programs designed around a central theme. Comment »

Oberlin Alum Wins Pulitzer Prize

Vijay Seshadri ’74 has been awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for 3 Sections. The Pulitzer citation describes 3 Sections as “a compelling collection of poems that examine human consciousness, from birth to dementia, in a voice that is by turns witty and grave, compassionate and remorseless.”

 

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