Samantha Smylie ’17
Entries from this blogger
So You Want to Go into Public Radio
July 18, 2017
I love podcasts and public radio. Since my second year at Oberlin, I've been trying to figure out how to make podcasts and get a job in the field. Here are some resources that I've found and some tips that I would like to share about radio at Oberlin.
Letters To Sammie pt.2
July 17, 2017
I graduated from Oberlin and I still can't believe it. This is a short letter to myself and a lot of "thank yous" to faculty and staff who changed my life at Oberlin. Thank you all so much.
Being Stagnant Is Playing it Safe
August 24, 2016
Lemonade by Beyonce helped me to create a summer reading list and taught me a few things about Black feminism.
My "Must Have" College Items List
August 17, 2015
Things you should consider buying before or after you arrive to/in Oberlin.
100 Black Musicians
June 18, 2015
Celebrating Black Music Month with a list of 100 Black artists that I love. Enjoy!
Letters To Sammie
June 8, 2015
I'm sorry that this blog post is late. Whoops. I wrote a letter to myself because I feel that it is important to constantly look back at where I am at different time periods in my life. Maybe you guys should think about doing the same. :) Shout out to the Oberlin Class of 2015! CONGRATS!
50 Songs For Finals
May 21, 2015
Hey you guys, I know that this time of the year is very busy. I just finished finals and wanted to give you guys a list of songs that were played on repeat for me. I didn't realize that it was 50 songs. I hope you enjoy the list.
20 Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me Before Oberlin
May 2, 2015
A brief list.
March 22, 2015
As a college student, everything is not just about academics. But those little things that harm you as a person will harm you as a student.
Fears and Frustrations Turn Into Winter Term Dreams
February 8, 2015
My reasons for loving winter term and my recent heartbreak. Enjoy!
A Resolution for Everyone's Resolution List
January 22, 2015
Activism is the name of the game for 2015.
Finals Drama and Holiday Goodies
January 5, 2015
In this post, I will give some of my tips for survival during finals week and holiday goodies that I made with my family. I hope that you all had a wonderful break!
Reflections on Thanksgiving
November 27, 2014
Passing the turkey and reflecting on life is a win-win situation.
In Those Times When I Miss Home
October 15, 2014
Chicago is my heart, the south side is my brain, but my family is my soul.