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October, 2018

Homecoming 2018

Oct. 29, 2018—Homecoming was roughly two weeks ago, but I definitely had an exciting weekend. Here’s a recap of Homecoming 2018 at Vandy!   On Monday, Vanderbilt Programming Board hosted Daymond John from Shark Tank in an evening speaking event. The event was completely free, and he gave very inspiring advice about how to successfully achieve your...

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My Junior Year Bucket List

Oct. 22, 2018—Being halfway through my time at Vanderbilt has caused me to really think about what I’d like to do before I graduate with a renewed sense of urgency (only 2 years to do it all!). So, both for the sake of documenting my bucket list for myself and to give you all a sense of...

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Life as a First Generation College Student

Oct. 14, 2018—Hey everyone! My name is Toby, and I’m a first generation sophomore student here at Vandy. I am in Peabody College, studying child development and Psychology. Outside of class, I work as an undergraduate research assistant in the Little Learner’s Lab, am secretary of our first-year Honor Societies (Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma),...

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Vanderbilt and the SEC

Oct. 11, 2018—Recently, I was speaking with a friend about why she chose to attend Vanderbilt. She gave an answer that I really hadn’t thought of before- she liked the sports scene that Vandy had to offer. While I was initially confused about this statement (especially as I’m not the most athletic or sports-oriented person), reflecting on...

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Oct. 2, 2018—  Every year, Vanderbilt hosts an event called “Flulapalooza!” From 6 AM to 6 PM, Vanderbilt vaccinates as many current students, faculty, and staff as they possibly can for absolutely free. Flulapalooza began in 2011 as a way for Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) to test its mass emergency vaccination plan. Therefore, it is only...

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Introducing FirstVU

Oct. 1, 2018—Are you a first generation college student? Being a first generation college student encompasses many things, it does not necessarily follow a strict definition. This umbrella term can apply to you in many ways like these: being the first in your family to attend any college (like Anarius) being the first in your family to...

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