Lilah Drafts-Johnson ’18
Entries from this blogger
May 18, 2018
Why commit hours of your precious time in college to practice a sport?
Honors Theses and Senior Symposium Presentations
May 9, 2018
My reflections on completing an honors thesis and thoughts about the celebration of undergraduate research at this year’s Senior Symposium.
An Oberlin College Bucket List
February 23, 2018
With less than one hundred days until I graduate, my mind as a second-semester senior is fixated on getting everything I can out of the remainder of my time at Oberlin.
A Piece of Advice
February 11, 2018
The best piece of advice I received in high school, and how I've applied it to my life at Oberlin.
A Winter Term Guide
January 20, 2018
Helpful tips and tricks for making the most of your Winter Term.
January 16, 2018
“Think one person can change the world?”
A Mad Dash to the Finish Line, revisited
December 19, 2017
Reflections on spring semester junior year and fall semester senior year.
Comparing Mountains and Molehills
October 22, 2017
A fall break trip to a big university in Colorado helps me reflect on my small-school experience.
Learning and Labor
April 27, 2017
On-campus jobs and more!
April 11, 2017
Student-athlete, North-South, and other intersections of identity.
All Roads Lead to Oberlin... Eventually
March 22, 2017
My Oberlin waitlist experience.
The Nationals Experience
March 13, 2017
All-American Awards, history making performances, and sushi.
Oberlin Without My Best Friend
February 8, 2017
I take on an Oberlin semester without my sidekick and roommate.
From a Chilean Summer to an Oberlin Winter Term
January 30, 2017
If my Winter Term is an indication of how the semester will go, it will be a crazy but fulfilling semester.
January 20, 2017
As I settle back into a community I will be with for the next 1.5 years, I want to pay homage to the places and people who have hosted me this past year.
Athletics while Abroad
December 25, 2016
For the student-athlete considering going abroad -- I say go for it.
Español y yo
November 29, 2016
Two years ago I took my Spanish 101 final -- now I'm studying for finals at a Chilean university.
Farther from Home than Ever
November 15, 2016
I was studying the downfall of democracy in Chilean politics when I checked the polls for the first time on Election Night.
Houses, Homes, and Home Bases
October 27, 2016
Study abroad has made me think a lot about the word "home."