Entries from this blogger
December 6, 2016
For all of you high school seniors at home filling out your college applications right now, this is a blog post for you. It's written specifically to myself, but extrapolate my own advice into your own experiences.
November 30, 2016
I spent the first week of November in Boston, touring Harvard Divinity School as a Diversity & Explorations program participant, and attending the school's first Black Religion, Spirituality, & Culture Conference. But wait, this is the blog platform I write for Oberlin, where does Harvard come in? This is the story about how Oberlin got me to Harvard. (Maybe.)
November 15, 2016
This blog is a condensed source of writings I have been doing over the past week to process local and national events. The blocked quotes originally appeared in my journal and/or on my personal Facebook. + a trigger warning: this blog post specifically discusses acts of anti-black violence, overt white-supremacists, and unjust actions by police. Please take care when reading if you think these topics may affect you
September 30, 2016
Most semesters I've told y'all about my course schedule so you can go back and see all the different classes I've been in. This one is special because it's the very last one of my undergraduate career. So let's dig in!
August 8, 2016
I am still here. Though I entered Oberlin with an expected graduation date of May 2016, my taking a semester off has delayed that until this upcoming semester. This reality took me a long time to accept and I have a lot of feelings about what "not graduating on time" means for me.
March 2, 2016
Being sick in college is no fun. It's pretty lonely and there's no parental figure to wait on you hand and foot. But I promise, given a few tricks and a really good friend or two, you'll be better in no time. Or just in time for the cool Cat show on Friday.
November 6, 2015
Sometimes college is hard. Sometimes you don't want to wake up at nine or go to the gym after class or drag yourself to Stevie/the co-op for a meal. Sometimes being a student is too much. Sometimes Oberlin is too much. This is a blog post for when you're there.
Ten Things I Have Done This Semester That I Never Ever Thought I Would Do, or, Why You Should Study Abroad:
June 18, 2015
Still on the study abroad blog flow, breaking it down with an essential list of all the reasons why you should spread your wings and fly away, aka study away during college.
May 28, 2015
I want to tell a story of where I have been, where I come from, and where I stand.
November 24, 2013
So my semester has started. We're well into classes, and I'm mostly enthralled. I have returned to reflecting on what my life is becoming being back here. Naturally I am swamped this semester. And in being swamped, and thinking about all of these things I am doing, I start analyzing my tasks and asking myself a lot of questions.
September 29, 2013
I had a summer. Then I came back here. Lots of stuff happened before and during Orientation, and I tell you all about it. After Orientation there's been a lot of schooling. And there's more on that to come.
April 6, 2013
In light of All Roads coming around once again, I'm writing about two first-years' college decisions and how they've worked out for us over the past year. So if you're a prospie viewing this page as you frantically try to decide before that May 1st deadline, read on!
November 7, 2012
Becca and I are obsessed with eating children's vitamins, listening to good folk music like The Civil Wars, and being the best of friends. Read on to learn about my experience living at Oberlin and living with another.