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)

Savello ’18: How ResLife fails upperclassmen

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: How ResLife fails upperclassmen

October 22, 2017 0 comments

When I first moved into Graduate Center my senior year, I entered my room to find chunks of plaster falling off the dilapidated walls.

Savello ’18: Thinking past fall recruitment

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: Thinking past fall recruitment

October 10, 2017 0 comments

As the fall semester heats up, it has become common to see students running to interviews in formal attire.

Savello ’18: Coming home to Brown

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: Coming home to Brown

September 24, 2017 0 comments

When I returned back to campus this semester after studying abroad, I felt like I was entering a second freshman year.

Savello ’18: Maximizing language opportunities

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: Maximizing language opportunities

September 12, 2017 0 comments

In my first semester at Brown, I signed up for a Spanish class on a whim.

Columns, Opinions, Web Features

Savello ’18: Remembering values while abroad

April 12, 2017 0 comments

Before I left to study abroad in Granada, Spain, the Office of International Programs stressed the social and cultural differences that exist overseas.

Columns

Savello ’18: Gender should play no role in admissions

December 4, 2016 0 comments

This December, as early decision admission results loom, it’s important to consider the methodology that goes into accepting students to Brown.

Columns

Savello ’18: Speaking up for introverts

November 18, 2016 0 comments

On college campuses, the dichotomy between the introvert and extrovert has become a prevalent force in explaining preferences in social behaviors.

Columns

Savello ’18: Benefits to early graduation restrictions

October 27, 2016 0 comments

When I was a senior in high school, I attended an information session at Brown where several students asked outlandish questions.

Columns

Savello ’18: Make student fitness a priority

October 14, 2016 0 comments

For many college students, maintaining good health is a top priority and can be difficult to juggle alongside academic and extracurricular commitments.

Columns

Savello ’18: Bad romance: defending long distance

September 30, 2016 0 comments

The summer before my first year at Brown, I remember people in the Class of 2018 Facebook group creating a long-distance relationship support page.