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Last weekend, one of the service organizations with which I’m involved, Vandy 4 Vision, got together with Alpha Phi Omega, the co-ed service fraternity at Vandy to make occluders for Prevent Blindness Tennessee (PBT).
Almost one year ago, I blogged about Panhellenic Preview Day, since I was interested in joining a sorority. This past Saturday was Panhellenic Preview Day again, but this time I was on the other side, talking mostly to freshman girls planning on going through recruitment in the spring.
“You’ve never been to Jeni’s?! What is wrong with you?” This is how I started my Friday night. When my friend Stephanie found out that I had never been to her favorite ice cream place before, she demanded that I get in her car immediately so we could fix this problem.
This weekend, a friend had a few visitors from out of town to show around. While we did spend a lot of time introducing these people to Vanderbilt and student life here, we decided to go exploring downtown Saturday night and see all the Halloween festivities downtown.
As you may already know, I arrived in Nashville on Thursday so that I could settle myself in before I volunteered for Move Crew. Move crew efficiently moves in the entire first-year class in under 5 hours. I knew that after last year, when the upperclassmen moved me, that I had to pay it forward...
Every year, the week before school begins, Vanderbilt alumni chapters around the country hold Summer Send-Off parties. These gatherings bring together current Vanderbilt students, alumni, family and friends in order to welcome new students to the University. The Send-Off gives these new students (and their families) their first taste of the amazing Vanderbilt community.
According to Totalfratmove.com, Vanderbilt University has the Number One Fraternity/ Sorority scene in the nation! These rankings, compiled by Princeton Review, will be published in their 2012 edition of The Best 376 Colleges. Some of you may be appalled by this award, but quite frankly, Greek life truly makes Vanderbilt unique, even if you choose...
Freshman year is over. Yes, today I finished my final presentation and I no longer have any schoolwork for this semester. My mom has come to visit and help me pack, and by Friday I will be moved out of the beautiful Commons and en route back to sunshine-y Florida.
Yes, I did just reference High School Musical because I’m feeling nostalgic, even though I’ve only been away from Vandy for a few hours. My last exam ended at 9 pm yesterday, and I officially checked out of my room around 1 pm today :(