Charlize Villasenor ’23
Entries from this blogger
A Letter to Pre-Oberlin Me
January 13, 2023
There will be countless days and nights that you’ll hold in your heart, maybe too many to fully remember, but I promise you’ll love the experience and you’ll grow exactly into who you need to be.
Healthcare in Oberlin
November 6, 2022
If you’re anything like high school me, you might be a chronic over-worrier.
All About My Summer Internship
October 11, 2022
If you’ve been keeping up with my blog posts, I’m sure you know by now that I spent my summer interning at Citi.
Cheers to Spring Break
April 13, 2022
This past week was officially my first, and likely last, spring break as an Obie.
March 14, 2022
The whole reason I went to Oberlin was to create new opportunities for myself.
March 13, 2022
I think controlled chaos is the only way I can truly describe how this semester has gone so far.
Early Graduation? For MY Oberlin Degree? It's Likelier Than You Think
February 13, 2022
Although I love Oberlin and everything it has done for me, I’m excited that I’m getting closer to graduation and I’m ready for the next chapter of my life.
(Another) Obie Bucket List
January 30, 2022
Believe me when I say, you make fun wherever you are.
Junior Year Internships
January 30, 2022
The summer after junior year is an important time to network and get work experience through internships, but the application process starts months before.
Consciously Choosing a Community
January 17, 2022
As you go through the admissions process and select a college to attend, ask yourself: how can I be more conscious of the community I am entering?
New Year's Resolutions
January 15, 2022
I'm not typically one for resolutions, but this year I decided to change that.
Samba: It's More Than a Dance
January 13, 2022
A chance to learn about dance, and learn about yourself.
Student Org Series: Multi
December 2, 2021
Multi serves as an important identity-based organization on campus.
Internships & Life Thoughts
November 29, 2021
I can be thankful for where my drive has taken me while also realizing I deserve to be in the spaces I'm in.
I've Had a Job or Two (or a Few)
November 25, 2021
Many students at Oberlin have some kind of job either for spending money or to help out with cost of attendance.
November 13, 2021
Being in my slump (and ultimately getting out of it) helped me find my way back to my core beliefs.
Spooky Season in Oberlin
October 18, 2021
Oberlin students just love Halloween and spooky things in general.
Welcome Back Co-ops
October 10, 2021
When a group of people cooks, cleans, and eats together, it's pretty easy to make friends and get to know each other.
Student Org Series: HIV Peer Testers
September 29, 2021
HIV Peer Testers is a group created to increase the accessibility of HIV testing on campus by providing no-cost, peer-administered tests and related resources to students.
Connections at Oberlin
September 22, 2021
If I could sum it into a sentence, I'd say: everyone wants to see you succeed.
Solstice: The Event of the Year
August 5, 2021
Solstice was a great way to kick off the last month of the summer semester.
An Economics Major (Part 2)
August 3, 2021
The classes I've taken at Oberlin that aren't necessarily part of my major.
Call Me an Economics Major!
June 27, 2021
Major declaration day!
Student Org Series: SOSHA
June 22, 2021
The first in a series on student organizations on campus.
Greater-Oberlin Nature Spots
May 25, 2021
Even though Oberlin is about 30 minutes from Cleveland, it’s also surrounded by the beauty of nature!
A Spring Time Winter Term
May 7, 2021
I took the Sophomore Practicum this year and opted to match with an internship at RCA Records through the college.
A New Oberlin Packing List
April 28, 2021
I’ve decided to be slightly more intentional with the contents of my suitcase this semester.
Underrated Aspects of Oberlin
April 8, 2020
I love El Paso and will always miss home, but leaving Texas is one of the best decisions (if not the absolute best) that I’ve ever made.
March 25, 2020
Hopefully you can implement some of these practices into your socially distanced life.
Obies in the Time of Coronavirus
March 19, 2020
In this time of crisis, Obies showed their true colors, and I’ve never felt prouder to be one!
Springing Into the Semester
February 6, 2020
I’m excited to take what I’ve learned from last semester and use it for the spring term.
When Fall Turns to Winter (Term)
December 5, 2019
The fall semester is finally wrapping up.
Dining in Oberlin
November 20, 2019
Community, convenience, variety—there are lots of options.
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Prospie Season
November 15, 2019
Every few weekends, I see prospies walking with their hosts back to their dorms and I can’t help but feel excited for them.
Fall Break Thoughts
November 4, 2019
It was a bit of a weird feeling at first, to feel split between two places over 1,400 miles apart, but I’m grateful to have a community in both El Paso and Oberlin.