Ifeoluwa T. Obayan
Ifeoluwa T. Obayan '19 jointly studies Biomedical Engineering and Social Anthropology and lives in Leverett House. She is one of the current Comp Directors of the Editorial Board, and writes for the News board as well as Editorial. Ifeoluwa hails from Arlington, Texas. Her interests include educational opportunity for underrepresented minorities especially in STEM, global and national health disparities, Christianity, race/nationality/ethnicity, gender, and Africa, especially Nigeria.
Do You Live Like You Believe in His Death?
it wasn’t until I truly encountered God halfway through college and began to develop a personal relationship with Him that the message of Easter — unsolicited grace extended to me, a sinner — started to sink in deeper.
Harvard Without The Extra
Why are we almost compelled to be extra? The serious truth is that many of us take the path of most resistance just to say that we did.
Who Does Harvard Belong To?
Is Harvard worthy of us? This bastion of education and excellence that was built for the privileged, many of who rose to power by oppressing others?
A Crippling Sense of Entitlement
When failure is seen as an affront to one’s identity, it is an indication that we have confused who we are with what we do.
Representation Matters, But at What Expense?
Knowing there is a lack of representation, at times, colors the consciousness of the few privileged underrepresented minorities that end up on a path toward a bright future.
Woman or Ticking Time Bomb
Given that women and men in this day and age both take their education and careers seriously, women deserve the same respect and patience afforded to men.
Summer Postcard: Home Abroad
How often do we get through each day with the thought of the next school break to keep us going rather than considering our limited time at Harvard?
Summer Postcard: A First Time for Everything
Pair this viewpoint with romanticized pictures, books, and movies, and I wanted nothing more than to be in places like London or Paris, not in Michigan or Texas.