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Most of my friends' parents met in college, as well as my own.

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People feel driven to create the new, challenge the system and change the world.

Your door is open if you remember/find your doorstop otherwise, knock and you shall be received. Your friends are the people you meet down the hall who own the xbox, the people you meet who like to watch corny youtube videos with you, the people you meet in class who like to complain about the assignment due friday with you, the people you admire, the people you play sports with, the people who you jam with on the weekends. At 2 am you are either - at a party with your friends listening to techno and watching your friends act Crazy, at the dance club dressed in matching outfits with your best friend trying to figure out a way to get the lead singer to make out with you after the show, snuggling with your significant other, watching really lame yet hilarious youtube videos of gerbils eating broccoli or being a diligent student and finishing that paper in the 24hr study lounge with your music, cold pizza and/or cupcakes and the other kids in your class who need to finish that same paper. Sports events...it's like they don't even exist. People party a lot, but it's low key, hang out and have a few beers in my friend's room kind of partying. There is plenty to do on weekends if you're not into partying.

I might even say that field playing occurs more nowadays, than before.

Many people not only go on "just dates", but engage in one night stands and casual emotion-free relationships.

I learned that gender and sexual orientation are fluid, and that it’s not right to assume other people’s gender and orientation in binary terms.” – Pang Fei Chiang, Class of 2019 “I thought I was pretty liberal when I came to Oberlin, but quickly realized that compared to other people here I was pretty moderate.

I just felt really behind in my knowledge, so freshman year ended up being a crash course for me in getting to know how people are talking about issues of race, gender, sexuality, politics, etc.” – Caroline Edwards, Biology major, Class of 2018 “I have found that just going with my gut and doing things that I want to do, even if it might seem like a risk, can lead to so many great opportunities and options that might not have been available or considered before.” – Justine Gonzales, Psychology major, Class of 2018 Classes: A- Quality of Social Life: B Extracurriculars: B Campus Events: A- Hipsterland of passions and quirks.

Once you find friends who’ll be there for you, you’re golden.” – Randy Stopa, Politics major, Class of 2018 “I really love the education that I’m getting at Oberlin – not just from my classes but daily interactions with students outside of classroom, too.

For instance, PGPs, [preferred gender pronouns], are something that’s completely new to me.

There is so much to do on campus or in town that most people stay on campus over weekends.