Samantha is an opinions columnist for the Herald from Long Island, New York. She is concentrating in Hispanic Literature and Culture and is currently writing her senior thesis about Puerto Rican poetry. Samantha has interned for Mentor New York, a non-profit organization that matches student mentees with mentors, and FreshDirect, a food delivery company based in New York City. Outside The Herald, she can be found looking for new restaurants in downtown Providence, writing short stories and weightlifting.

Articles by Samantha Savello (28)

Samantha Savello: Something new

Columns

Samantha Savello: Something new

May 25, 2018 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018

This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2018A magazine cover inspired me to change my concentration from the sciences to the humanities. Had someone told me then, as a freshman, I would never have believed it. But here I am, more satisfied than ever with my decision.  I […]

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: Rethinking the writing requirement

April 18, 2018 0 comments

At Brown, the writing requirement is the only academic requirement for students outside of their concentrations.

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: Rethinking TA sections

March 16, 2018 0 comments

As is natural for a second-semester senior, I have begun to reflect on my academic endeavors and evaluate which experiences I’ve found valuable at Brown — and which ones I’ve found not so valuable. Out of all of my experiences, I’ve found mandatory TA-led discussion sections the most in need of improvement.

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: Thesis writing — passion or pressure?

March 5, 2018 0 comments

The summer before my senior year, I swore to myself I wouldn’t write a senior thesis. I wanted to spend my final year at Brown making the most of my classes and activities — not stressing over a random 40+ page research paper I had no interest in writing.

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: The elitism of Senior Week

February 20, 2018 0 comments

I remember hearing wonderful things when I was an underclassman about Senior Week, the week of activities that takes place between final exams and graduation.

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: Writing courses for all

February 4, 2018 0 comments

Imagine walking into a classroom full of 50 people vying for a spot in a 17-person class.

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: Toward a broader job search

January 24, 2018 0 comments

As the spring semester begins, students are scrambling to secure summer internships and post-graduation positions.

Savello ’18: Calling out catcalling

Op-eds, Opinions

Savello ’18: Calling out catcalling

December 3, 2017 0 comments

About a year ago, while I was walking down Thayer Street one afternoon, a man told me he liked my dress.

Savello ’18: Is STEM growth hurting the humanities?

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: Is STEM growth hurting the humanities?

November 19, 2017 0 comments

In 2017, 144 Brown students — 7.7 percent of the Class of 2017 — graduated with computer science degrees.

Savello ’18: Improving our civic knowledge

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: Improving our civic knowledge

November 6, 2017 0 comments

Last week, while investigating a politician using public records from the Rhode Island Superior Court and State House for a course.